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Speed Workouts on the Bike

For some reason I choose to live in the tundra that is Upstate New York, so I’ve had to find ways to train speed without having outdoor access or turf long enough for speed work. This past year I purchased two Woodway Curve Treadmills so that we can perform max velocity sprint work and tempo… Read more »


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Videos: Mrs. X Training

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Training: Coach X and Mrs. X

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Recipe: Oatmeal Muffin Snack (high protein)

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