May 4 2013

Improvements: Speed!

My 1-mile run time isn’t improving. How can I speed up?

It sounds counterintuitive, but try running slower and for a longer distance. In other words, don’t try to go out and improve your time day after day after day of the same distance.”

Your body recognizes the “overload” of the longer distance and strives to adapt by making your heart bigger and stronger, multiplying and expanding blood