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THE “W” WORD (PART 2)

Today's post is brought to you by the letter "W."

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter “W.”

Yesterday I broached a bit of a controversial subject as I started discussing the “W” word. “W” as in walking.

To some runners, walking during a race is no big deal and even a good thing. Others, however, might consider it a sign of running inadequacy.

You can check out “The ‘W’ Word, Part 1” here.

I ended yesterday’s post with a “Check in tomorrow,” as I teased that walking can actually make you a faster runner.

Say what?

You heard me right. Walking can indeed help you improve your race times. And this is no internet hocus-pocus where they promise results if you do exactly the opposite of what makes sense.

How can you get faster by going slower?

The answer is simple… employ a run/walk ratio.

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