July 13 2018
Whether you’re sticking to sidewalks or braving the sand, here’s what you need to know to avoid injury on the most common running
NCAA runner turned high school coach Hillary Kigar has an answer for all things training–especially when it comes to seasonal training strategies.
Every workout has a purpose or a primary objective. Maybe you are working on hill strength, practicing pace, getting used to being able to run fast in hot weather or keeping your footing on a different terrain. First identify what you are trying to accomplish, and then try to set up an environment and training session that help you achieve your workout goal. Typically, you want to have your workout session during the most temperate or cooler part of the summer day. However, if you are preparing for a race that will take place on a hot day, it is beneficial to have a few hard workouts in the warm weather as preparation for race day.