Category Archives: Jeff Galloway Tips

Running While on Vacation | Jeff Galloway Tips

Summer vacation is coming up! I am ready for some free time to travel and explore different places. But, of course, I need to keep up my training as I have at least 2 marathons coming up in the next year, as well as tons of other races I will be running. Running while on vacation can be a bit tricky, but it is a really good time to explore new running routes! Jeff Galloway has some tips for running while way from home: Vacation Run…

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5 Tips for Running in the Heat

Because training through the summer can not only be grueling, but down right dangerous, today’s Friday Five with Courtney, Cynthia and Mar  includes some tips from Jeff Galloway about dealing with the heat! 5 Tips for Running in the Heat 1. Slow down by 30 sec/mile (20 sec/km) for every 5F temperature increase above 55-60F (every 2.5C above 14C). 2. More frequent walk breaks during hot weather can lower body temperature increase.  If you used to run 3 minutes between walk breaks, run only 90 seconds (walk 30 seconds)…

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Jeff Galloway Tips: A New Run/Walk Strategy

I have been run/walking for a few years now. I started getting ITB issues while I was training for my first half marathon, and it was not a pleasant experience. Since then, I run/walk to keep my issues more under control and it works for me. My intervals are usually somewhere between 2/1 and 3/1, but Jeff Galloway just came out with a new strategy that suggests that using a 30-second walk break is best. As soon as I get back from my vacation at Walt…

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