My new running plan

May 19, 2009

My new running plan

Michael adjusts his training.

Ever since the last marathon, I’ve been in the pool more, but I’ve just been throwing together the runs here and there. I have been searching around for a new training plan and was thinking that I was going to do a “self coached” plan. But last week I stumbled across a really good book on running, called “Brain Training for Runners, by Matt Fitzgerald. ISBN 978-0-451-22232-9. And I’ve been doing some reading…

Despite the title, the core thesis of the book is not about “mental training,” but how the brain interacts with the muscular, cardiovascular, nervous and other systems to determine racing, pacing and training effects..

Read the rest of Michael’s entry here.