Month: July 2012

Why Trainers Say “Slow Down”

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My dad emailed me this article and I thought it was really interesting, so I thought I would share it. It’s a little long, but it’s a great read.

When his running coach implored him to take rest days, Bill Carr didn’t listen. Slated to run a 100-mile ultramarathon this month, the 36-year-old cranked up his workouts over the summer, running more and harder miles than his coach recommended.

Running coach Julie Fingar guides Bill Carr, who ran too much and injured his ankle, in drills at a Twin Rocks trail near Folsom Lake in Granite Bay, Calif.

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