BodyCombat meets Running

I run 3 times a week and because I think it’s important not be too focused on one sport, I combine running with BodyCombat training. I love the combination of martial arts moves and high energy music. While sweating through my combat class I started thinking that the upbeat combat songs might work very well during a […]

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180bpm Playlist

Since I wrote about how increasing my pace to 180 bpm made me a better runner, I received several questions about my playlist. It’s a bit of a mixed bag with some retro added. Here it is in alphabetical order: Above the Timberline – Five for Fighting Bright Side of the Road – Van Morrison […]

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Running at 180bpm

When I started running I did not care too much about the pace, I set my own and that worked well for me. One day, I read an article about distance running coach Jack Daniels and how he analyzed the pace of elite runners. He found that most of them took 180 steps per minute. […]

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