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sponsored: #RUNNOVATION – Long Run Versus Hard Run

  • By Competitor.com
  • Published Sep. 23, 2013
  • Updated Sep. 24, 2013 at 5:40 PM UTC

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This is Runnovation.

New theories are looking at shorter, harder workouts and muscle confusion to create increased strength and functional fitness.

For their athletes in the Hanson-Brooks Distance Project, brothers Keith and Kevin Hanson don’t recommend running anything longer than a 16-mile run before a marathon. Instead they see all workouts as being equally important and prefer mixing three substantive workouts a week with three easier runs and one rest day.

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