Training - Information on running training, including workouts, exercises and races. - Competitor.com

Training - Information on running training, including workouts, exercises and races. - Competitor.com

Ever thought about trail running? These 12 Expert Trail Running Tips from Competitor Running are great to get you prepared!

Ever thought about trail running? These 12 Expert Trail Running Tips from Competitor Running are great to get you prepared!

"Try these workouts to mix up routine | Runner's World & Running Times"

Try these workouts to mix up routine

"Try these workouts to mix up routine | Runner's World & Running Times"

Tempo runs with a twist are an excellent way for runners to practice changing gears during some of their toughest training runs.

Tempo runs with a twist are an excellent way for runners to practice changing gears during some of their toughest training runs.

6 things to think about before running an ultra. Excellent Video attached which really inspired me to complete an ultra by years end.

6 things to think about before running an ultra. Excellent Video attached which really inspired me to complete an ultra by years end.

Schedule a Breakthrough - runner's world advice

Schedule a Breakthrough

Schedule a Breakthrough - runner's world advice

Repetition in Training More Important Than Variation?--running.competitor.com

Repetition in Training More Important Than Variation?--running.competitor.com

Pain wasn't just a risk in the 2009 TransEurope-Footrace, which covered an average of 43 miles per day for 64 days straight–it was a given. Researchers tested the pain tolerance of competitors in that year's race by dunking their hands in ice-cold water for three minutes. The runners–all of whom lasted the full three minutes–rated the pain an average of 6 on a scale of 1 to 10. Most of the nonrunners in a control group, by contrast, gave up halfway through the test and rated the pain as 10.

Three Workouts to Increase Pain Tolerance

Pain wasn't just a risk in the 2009 TransEurope-Footrace, which covered an average of 43 miles per day for 64 days straight–it was a given. Researchers tested the pain tolerance of competitors in that year's race by dunking their hands in ice-cold water for three minutes. The runners–all of whom lasted the full three minutes–rated the pain an average of 6 on a scale of 1 to 10. Most of the nonrunners in a control group, by contrast, gave up halfway through the test and rated the pain as 10.

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