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Jeff Galloway · 2d ago

Water Running Can Improve Your Running Form

All of us have little flips and side motions of our legs that reduce our running efficiency. During a water running workout, the resistance of the water forces your legs to find a more effic...
Jeff Galloway · 1W ago

Marathon FAQ

Question: How far and how fast should one go on the two maintenance runs? Answer: A 30-minute minimum is needed. You can run at any speed, using any run-walk-run ratio desired, on these run....
Jeff Galloway · 2W ago

Mile Repeats

The most popular form of marathon speed play is interval training, a technique that has been used by world-class athletes for many, many years. Measured segments (repetitions) are run at a p...
Jeff Galloway · 3W ago

Hill Running Concepts – Trails

Keep the effort level and breathing rate consistent and conversational as you approach a hill. Touch lightly as you go up the hill (many trail runners walk up most or all hills). If you inse...
Jeff Galloway · 4W ago

No More Excuses

One excuse often given for not exercising: “I don’t have the right build (or technique) for exercise.” Just go to any big marathon and you’ll see an amazing diversity of body types – includi...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Galloway’s Marathon FAQ

Question: How much running/walking should I do the day before long runs and the marathon itself? Answer: You don’t need to run or walk at all the day before the race. You’re not going to imp...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Personal Safety

Take charge by thinking ahead and being aware of your surroundings. Bring a whistle with you In uncertain areas bring pepper spray Bring a cell phone, and all someone if you feel threatened ...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Are You Working Too Hard Toward a Time Goal?

Mature runners who have time goals can get too focused on running faster almost every run. This often results in injury. One of the first signs is increased stress associated with running, o...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Question: How can I run faster with walk breaks?

Answer: According to several surveys, those who used to run continuously in marathons improved an average of more than 13 minutes when they shifted to my run-walk-run method. By taking the w...
Jeff Galloway · 2M ago

Is Running Better Than Walking?

Walking is a great exercise which produces few injuries, while burning calories and building fitness. Once conditioned to recreational walking, one can burn many calories without realizing i...