4 Tips For A Running Breakthrough

  • By Jené Shaw & Bethany Mavis
  • Published Feb 24, 2014
  • Updated Feb 24, 2014 at 12:19 PM UTC
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Consider yourself more of a swim-biker? Take advice from some of the sport’s best coaches on how you can shake up your training for a faster run split next race.

Practice race skills in a group. Sure, you know that group training helps push the pace. But it also helps your race skills, says coach Joel Filliol. “Part of the skill of racing is being able to manage yourself well in an environment around others, with changes of pace and positioning, where decisions have to be made,” Filliol says. “You can learn how to get the most out of your performance in those environments—both physically and mentally.”

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