Friday, February 20, 2015

Jeff Galloway Blogger Tips - Training & Motivation #2

In case you missed the first installment of Jeff Galloway's tips on Training and Motivation, check out my post here [it includes a couple of my fun/ funny stories pertaining to Mr. AWESOMESAUCE Himself ;)]. I am still sort of in shock that I was chosen to work with such an inspiring man!

Without further ado, the man, the myth the legend.... JEFF GALLOWAY! [Yeah, I know, I know, I probably won't be introducing anyone in the near future, I won't quit my day job...]

Jeff Galloway Blogger Tips

Training and Motivation Tips
by Olympian Jeff Galloway

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The training journey for a marathon or half marathon raises your body's physical performance capability and your sense of what you can do in life.

Running helps to bring body, mind and spirit together in a unique and wonderful way

In researching my book MENTAL TRAINING I discovered that running turns on brain circuits for a better attitude more vitality and empowerment better than other activities studied.

In researching my book RUNNING UNTIL YOU'RE 100 I found numerous studies showing that runners have healthier orthopedic units than non runners even after decades of running.


When a runner takes walk breaks early and often enough for the individual the muscles are strong to the end.  See RUN WALK RUN at for recommendations by pace per mile.

The "exhaustion wall" can be avoided by running longer long runs up to or beyond race distance-using the appropriate run-walk-run strategy.

Marathoners tend to improve time by an average of more than 15 minutes when they increase their longest run from 20 miles to 26 miles.

To recover fast, run the long runs at least 2 min/mi slower than you could currently run in a marathon

The right run-walk-run strategy from the beginning of each run, gives any runner control over fatigue, injury-elimination, and recovery.

In numerous surveys, runners improved over 13 minutes when they shifted from running continuously to use of the right run-walk-run strategy.

Have you ever tried the Run Walk Run method?

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