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Jeff Galloway · 5d ago

Coming Back After a Bad Race or Workout

All runners have bad days. The most prominent factor that sets a champion apart from others is the ability to move forward after a setback. Spend a few minutes trying to learn what you may h...
Jeff Galloway · 1W ago

Marathon FAQ

Question: How should I pace myself? Answer: If this is your first marathon, I recommend running at a conservative training pace-adding two minutes to the pace predicted by the magic mile (as...
Jeff Galloway · 2W ago

How do you know when you have become an athlete?

You become an athlete when a physical challenge becomes a mental challenge and you keep going until you break through it. Jeff Galloway Resources: www.jeffgalloway.com Visit the E-Shop where...
Jeff Galloway · 3W ago

Walking is for Everyone

In my lifetime, I have helped more than 150,000 people learn to enjoy exercise and improve their quality of life. It has become clear to me that almost anyone can become an active walker wit...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

How To Determine If You Are Overtraining

Your morning pulse is a great guide of overstress. Recording your morning pulse – immediately upon awaking. As soon as you are conscious, but before you have thought much about anything coun...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Marathon FAQ

Question: Do any of the cross-training exercises help one run faster? Answer: Water running can help runners improve running form. The resistance of the water forces the legs to find a more ...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Jeff Galloway’s Giant Rubber Band

On all marathons, I carry with me this device, which is mounted to my shorts in the small of my back. When someone passes me in the late stages, my left brain explodes with a stream of negat...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Beginners: Just Add a Mile. Go a little farther (or faster) to reap big rewards.

A mile can be more than just 5,280 feet. For new runners, completing that first mile is a major achievement. More seasoned runners find that logging More seasoned runners find that logging a...
Jeff Galloway · 2M ago

Magic Mile Training in Hot Weather, Guest Blog by Chris Twiggs, Chief Training Officer, Galloway Training Programs

Question: I ran my first Magic Mile in 10:30 on an sunny, 84 degree day. What temperature related adjustments should I make to my MM time and subsequent training pace? Answer: While heat cer...
Jeff Galloway · 2M ago

Concepts of Hill Training on 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...