Entries by Nicholas Romanov

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Training: How to Train for Any Distance

The subject of training for specific distance in running is not as simple or “obvious” as it might seem. Whereas doing sprints while getting ready for 100m seems logical and reasonable, just because you’re preparing to run a marathon, doesn’t mean you should run one during training. I’m often told that it is counterintuitive but […]

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Theory & Practice: 5 Golden Rules of a Proper Training Program

Your training program is one of the most important parts of your training regimen. Training process is a very individual and specific structure of volume, intensity and exercise used in training, distributed over days and weeks of the cycle, allowing to achieve cumulative effect at the end of the cycle in a selected direction (exercise, distance, event).

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Theory and Practice: Muscles + Practical Information

I see online and overhear sometimes discussions of muscles and I wonder if people participating in the discussion are conducting a scientific experiment, putting forth a hypothesis or are they participating in a theoretical discussion of human anatomy. It is so popular to throw around scientific terms and big words. However, all of that is […]

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Technique: How High to Pull Your Foot Up When Running?

Effortless running is achieved through biomechanically proper technique because such technique works with, and uses, the natural forces such as gravity. By its very definition, effortless running requires, or should take, less effort. So, if all we need to do is change support in order to run, then the ultimate goal is to do that action with the least possible effort.