2 A Day Training for Faster Results

Ugh, it’s that time of the season. Many athletes I coach are trying to build a bigger peak for the last part of their seasons. So what can we do to improve the odds of increasing our peak? I hate to say it we need to work a bit harder. I know-I know the tag line at Positive Performance Coaching … Read More

Workouts for 5K runners wanting to run longer or faster

Once runners have caught the competitive running bug I usually hear two requests. I want to run in longer races or I want to run faster 5ks. For 5K specialists that want to run in longer distance races, the trick is to increase mileage and training volume safely over several weeks/months. I have seen many 5k specialists who will just … Read More

Age groupers hitting the wall on training weekdays

When endurance athletes are in training and are applying copious volume and intensity they are going to get tired. There is just no way around it. I have written and spoken on the subject many times. However, I have seen several of my age groupers hitting a wall of fatigue when they reach Thursdays. This usually happens in athletes in … Read More

Remove the guess work on overtraining

It’s been tough, really tough, but you are super motivated. You have hired a coach or you have built the ultimate training plan. You got up early, morning after morning and worked out late every evening. You have ridden, run and raced countless miles. You even went to the gym and lifted weights! You have dialed in your nutrition. You … Read More