Kipchoge’s World Record: Inside The Numbers

Eliud Kipchoge is the greatest marathoner of all time. Having won the past two olympic gold medals, and holding the previous official marathon world record (Berlin 2018: 2:01:39), we have now witnessed another moment that pushes human limits. On Sunday, September 25th 2022, Kipchoge set a new world record in the time of 2:01:09. WithContinue reading “Kipchoge’s World Record: Inside The Numbers”

Physiological Factors Associated with Running

Running performance is determined by various physiological factors and overall training preparation. There are many physiological processes that are involved in performance during prolonged exercise. A few common physiological factors that are typically discussed when it comes to long-distance running are maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max), running economy, and lactate threshold.1 These factors play a significant role inContinue reading “Physiological Factors Associated with Running”

Indoor Training Workouts That Improve Performance

“Getting to the gym 2-3 times each week will go a long way towards injury prevention and ensuring you remain strong throughout your season.“ As the weather gets colder, training outdoors for long hours becomes challenging. While you may be training indoors, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice performance. There are multiple ways toContinue reading “Indoor Training Workouts That Improve Performance”