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Speed workouts and the marathon: benefits

Though endurance is key in the success of finishing a marathon, speed is an ability that should not be forgotten. Endurance is our ability to maintain an...

How Long Should Be the Long Runs to train for 13.1...

One of the keys of a half marathon (13.1 miles) or a marathon (26.2 miles) is train your endurance, the characteristic that will allow...

The Great Problem Of The Marathon Fever

Some days ago, a reader wrote us the following message: “Hi. I have never run before and I have decided to run a marathon...

Golden Rules to Improve your performance on the half and full...

Once you have managed to run your first 13.1 miles (half marathon) and 26.2 miles (marathon), trying to improve your personal best and lowering their running...

Marathon: Five Things you Should Do the Week Before

Running a marathon implies a considerable effort, and the hardness of the distance affects both amateur and professional runners. For those that manage to reach...

Marathon long runs: Importance and how to do it right

The physical requirements of a marathon (26.2 miles) are completely different from the ones of a half marathon (13 miles) or shorter races. This is why a...

FAT AND MARATHONERS | IMPORTANCE

To run a half marathon (21 km or 13 miles) or a full marathon (42 km or 26.1 miles), our body needs much more energy...

Running a marathon: the grim truth

Muscle exhaustion, dehydration risk, deployment of energy reserves and swelling are some of the possible consequences of running a marathon. However, not everything is bad...

Hitting the Wall: This is it | #MARATHONRUNNERS

One of the fears most of the marathoners have, is hitting the wall, the moment in which the fatigue and energy exhaustion force the runner...