Episode 8: Run Pacing Strategies & Running Off The Bike
Neil and James discuss run pacing strategies, and running off the bike as the main focuses of this week’s Train Smarter podcast. Should you be looking to negative split your next race? How should you possibly approach training to run off the bike?
Pro Tips For Kona Qualification
Gary Fegan from the Buccaneer Race Team (buccaneertri.com) posed a question on Twitter asking many of the Pros for their top tips on qualifying for Kona.
Here’s the list of pro tips that resulted: click here.
Vary Your Running Shoes For Injury Prevention
Here’s the link to Craig Payne’s article discussing this recent research:
‘Can parallel use of different running shoes decrease running-related injury risk?’
Barefoot and Minimalist Runners Wanted!
If you’re a barefoot / minimalist runner and can get to Boston, MA, I’d seriously suggest getting involves with the research being carried out by Dr Irene Davis and her team at the Spaulding National Running Center.
Here’s a link to the post on RunBlogger about this opportunity.
Here’s an article Neil published to further discuss pacing: Run Pacing: Get the Pace Right
Twitter Question of The Week
This week, Amanda Wilmer asked us for specific tips about running off the bike in triathlon. Specifically in terms of the differences between running for Ironman, Sprint Tri, and everything in between!
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