28 Nov '14, 1am

How to run faster and achieve your race goals on fewer training miles.

There’s nothing that makes me smile bigger than receiving Success Mail. In this case, it was actually a Success Post on my AskCoachJenny Facebook Page . I share this with you in this week’s column because it is the perfect illustration of the "Power of Less." That is, taking a look at the big picture, tuning into your body, your age, and your fitness; and then going against the grain to find a training recipe that works efficiently for you. I realize this isn’t as easy to do as it is to type. And trust me, it’s not an easy strategy to coach, either. In the world of high-volume plans, it’s so easy to get caught up in more miles and ignore the most important thing in training—you. It feels good to train hard and put in lots of miles, but for many it leads us to less than optimal performances and injuries. Here is the Success Post that inspired this column: Coach JENNY!!!!! Y...

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