Last month, about a week after my Disney Half Marathon, I got an email from Emily of RunDisney asking if I would be interested in embedding and sharing a 4-part training video series from Jeff Galloway on my blog.
Just in case you haven't heard of him --- Jeff Galloway is a US Olympian, the Disney Endurance Events Official Training Consultant and Founder of the Galloway Marathon Training Program (RUN-WALK-RUN™ method). This method has helped a lot of runners all over the world, including myself!
Yes, I am a Galloway Girl and I owe all my PRs to this method. I usually do this with my friends who pace me. I have tried doing an all run versus the run-walk-run doing the same distance for both and I realized, I finished at the exact same time. Only with the Galloway method, I looked and felt less beaten and exhausted.
Here's a picture of me and my friend, Gail, with Mr. Galloway at the Disneyland Half Marathon at the Disney Health Expo last month...
Run – Walk – Run Method
The Jeff Galloway Run – Walk – Run method has helped thousands of runners get started. By alternating running with walking you conserve energy, reduce fatigue, reduce injuries and run farther. How fast do you need to run and walk? Once you decide your minute per mile goal, you adjust your run – walk pace accordingly. Let’s get training.
- Your thoughts on this method?
- Have you ever tried the Galloway method before? If not, are you willing to give it a try?
- Do you stretch before a run or not?