Tag: hill training
Here are some ways to prepare your legs for Boston’s demanding downhills
Improve your strength, speed and running economy by adding various hill repeats to your running routine
Like strides, hill sprints are short in duration but high in intensity and can have a huge impact on improving your running fitness
With a seemingly endless array of options, committing to some form of speed training is a guaranteed way to get fitter and faster
All runners can benefit from these three important types of hill training.
Frank Shorter, winner of the 1972 Olympic marathon, famously said that “hills are speedwork in disguise.”
Mountain Equipment Co-op in partnership with Canadian Running magazine present a six-part video series outlining basic training principles and running advice.
Think you’ve got your hills mastered? Think again. While many Canadian and North American races have infamous hill sections (think Around the Bay’s iconic hill or the Boston uphill, for example) it seems no […]
Mixing up your hill running workouts won’t just make things more interesting, according to Canadian Running senior editor and running coach Kevin Mackinnon, it will also boost your overall fitness. Here are five of Mackinnon’s favourite hill running workouts that will put your training program over the top.