Written by Christina Schultz In our last newsletter, we discussed building a base for your training. This is your foundation for the rest of your season, cycle, or year. Generally speaking, no matter what is being built, the foundation itself won’t be distinct enough for you to know what is going to be built there.
I had the opportunity to work with a 15-year-old, male cross country runner in the fall of 2019 who was experiencing pre-syncope toward the end of his races. Pre-syncope is the medical diagnosis that means he was on the verge of fainting. With less than a half mile to go, he described his vision as
Written by Christina Schultz The base of your fitness is arguably the most important component of your training cycle but what does that mean? It should give you the tools that you need for a successful training cycle ahead. Here are my top 3 components for developing a base of fitness for the endurance athlete.