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15: Fat loss and what you need to know
Fat loss and what you need to know. First, we differentiate between fat loss and weight loss, then we get into adopting healthy sustainable lifestyle habits that will support your healthy living; afterwards, we jump into the scientific research for fat loss: calories, nutrients, strength training, cardio and everything in-between, and then finish off the episode by debunking some fat loss myths.
Remember, there's no quick fixes, there's no magic pill, just behavioral & lifestyle changes to promote overall health and well-being that work for YOU. www.trainmk.com/links
14: How to taper for a marathon: what it is and everything you need to know
In today's episode we talk about everything you need to know in regards to the marathon taper; what it is, why it is important and how it can be implemented. Tapering is one of the most essential components of any marathon training plan, but it can also be one of the trickiest to incorporate. Marathon taper is the time where your body gets a chance to adapt to all of the hard work that you’ve poured months into doing.
13: Run workouts, speed work and everything you need to know
Let's chat about the different speed workouts and run workouts to elevate your running performance! If you want to get fitter, faster, stronger, then you must put in the appropriate work. In today's episode, we're going to be talking about the best run workouts to improve your running fitness and ideas on how to incorporate them, from beginners to intermediate and advance.
12: Behavior change and movement for wellbeing
On today's episode we first chat about behavior change and how it can impact out fitness journey, then we dovetail into movement for our overall well-being as well as the difference between movement and exercise.
11: What are cutback weeks in running? What are strides? And how to implement them both correctly
What if I told you that taking a step back and intentionally reducing your training load (volume) could actually lead to greater gains and improved performance, especially while training for endurance event. Today we are going to start by talking about what cut back weeks are in running, as well as, how and why you should incorporate them appropriately into your training plan. We also touch on what they are NOT. Then we delve into what are STRIDES, how, when and WHY every runner should incorporate them into their weekly running, the benefits gained and what they are not.
We want to remember, running better, faster, stronger is about applying the proper stimulus to the body to get the appropriate adaptations. We need to progress slowly and gradually, not do too much too soon, therefore we have to be patient with ourselves and implement the CORRECT training into our plans consistently, to maximize our performance www.trainmk.com
10: Proper running form: top essential tips and techniques
Are you ready to take your running game to the next level? Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or just starting your journey as a runner, honing your running form is key to unlocking your true potential www.trainmk.com
Love this expert advice on hybrid training!!
You are doing such a valuable work, sharing your expertise and helping, make it stronger and more conditioned runner— never stop!