Coach’s Corner

KILL YOUR HILL WORKOUT

By Marcia Scott We all know Memphis is relatively flat compared to many other cities. Some of us get excited to run over the occasional overpass for a change in elevation, or ...

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TO GET FAST, YOU HAVE TO RUN FAST

By Marcia Scott Sounds simple, right? In a sense, it is. By running faster at a higher intensity, your overall average pace will improve. But not every run should be at your ...

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THE WARMUP AND COOL DOWN: RACING TIPS

You may often see athletes jogging around or doing sprints before a race. What are these crazy people doing? Just adding extra mileage? Not necessarily. WHY WARM UP? Warming ...

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SPRING SHOE REVIEW

By Marcia Scott The return of beautiful weather to Memphis means that many of you are starting to train for spring races. Whether you’re looking for a lightweight trainer ...

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BENEFITS OF WEIGHT TRAINING FOR RUNNERS

By Marcia Scott For most runners, strength training or weight training is not the first thing that comes to mind for improving performance. However, picking up some weights ...

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HOW TO SET RUNNING GOALS

Your New Year’s resolution was to start running. You’ve laid the foundation over the past few weeks and have been fit for proper running shoes, but now you find yourself ...

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SO, YOU WANT TO START RUNNING?

You’ve committed to hitting the pavement, but how do you get started? What’s the first step? Running is literally as easy as putting one foot in front of the other, ...

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AVOIDING THE POST-MARATHON BLUES

Congratulations to all of the St. Jude runners! You’ve accomplished something great while helping to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As many of ...

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RIDING FOR A REASON

Memphian Gears Up for American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure By Meghan Beasy. Photo by Chris Hope. When was the last time you hopped on a bike? For Alan Prouser, 60, ...

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