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Jeff Galloway's Blog

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  • Why does your body want to hold onto fat?

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 25 Apr '16, 4pm

    Many people start running to burn fat. Indeed, my trademarked run-walk-run method will tend to keep runners in a comfortable fat-burning mode longer than any other training method I know. Walk breaks and shuffle breaks not only help you enjoy endurance exercise so you can do more of i...

  • Long runs are “health injections”

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 18 Apr '16, 4pm

    Endurance is the top benefit of running. As the long runs surpass 3 miles, 6 miles and beyond, overall stamina in life improves as does the mental toughness to deal with adversity in other areas of life. Many internal circuits are switched “on” when we push back our current endurance ...

  • Are you tired….or just lazy? Your morning pulse may tell.

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 11 Apr '16, 12pm

    As soon as you are conscious – but before you have thought much about anything – count your pulse rate for a minute. Record it before you forget it. If you don’t have your journal by your bed, then keep a piece of paper handy with a pen. It is natural for there to be some fluctuations...

  • Marathon FAQ: Question: Why Do we run 26.2 miles?

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 04 Apr '16, 5pm

    Answer: The first race, from the battle site into the 1896 Olympic Stadium, was determined to be 40 Kilometers, or 25 miles. In 1908, the Olympics were held in London and the route was charted to start 40K outside Olympic Stadium, as in Athens. When the queen asked to have the course ...

  • Acceleration - Glider Drills

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 29 Mar '16, 10pm

    This drill is a form of speed play, or fartlek. By doing it regularly, you develop a range of speeds with the muscle conditioning to move smoothly from one to the nest. The greatest benefit comes as you learn how to “glide”, or coast off your momentum. To be done on a non-long run day...

  • The Many Ways to “Win” A Marathon

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 15 Mar '16, 4pm

    The most important concept you can grasp as you get into the running lifestyle is that you are the captain of your ship. You’ll get a lot of advice about how you should run and what you should do next. Pick a good, conservative program like the ones in the book “Galloway Training Prog...

  • The Many Ways to “Win” A Marathon

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 14 Mar '16, 2pm

    The most important concept you can grasp as you get into the running lifestyle is that you are the captain of your ship. You’ll get a lot of advice about how you should run and what you should do next. Pick a good, conservative program like the ones in the book “Galloway Training Prog...

  • Running Motivates Me for the Rest of the Day

    jeffgalloway.typepad.com 21 Feb '16, 7pm

    I always receive mental momentum after my run that continues for the rest of the day. The muscles come alive, injecting physical energy into my movements. Mental energy increases as the executive brain gets organized and adjusted to a higher level of activity. Because running stimulat...

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