5 Tips To Spring Back Into Training

  • By Duncan Larkin
  • Published Feb. 11, 2014
  • Updated Feb. 12, 2014 at 6:49 PM UTC

Use these tips to bounce back from a tough winter and get your training back on track. 

Winter can be a tough time to be a distance runner, especially if you live in an area of the country where the mercury frequently dips below zero. It takes discipline to get up, get dressed and get out the door. It also takes perseverance to stick with a plan that calls for long runs on icy roads or trails.

If you’re not one of these courageous winter warriors, there are some techniques you can apply to get your training back if you’ve been slacking while it’s been snowing. Here are five suggestions for you to bounce back and prepare for the spring and summer racing season.

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Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin is the news editor at and a freelance journalist who’s been covering the sport of running for over five years. He’s run 2:32 in the marathon and won the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race in 2007. His first running book, RUN SIMPLE, was released last July.

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