Author Archives: sherpaherb

Run Slow Post

Burn Fat, Run Faster without Injury by Running Slow!

Did you know you can run faster by training slower? Imagine no more intervals and tempo runs to build your speed… I certainly didn’t know that after thirty years of constantly training harder to get faster and lose weight. What did I get for all that? I still weighed the same, got a little faster…

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Fatburnbook

Yes You Can Burn Fat and Still Eat Carbs!

I’ve been a fan of Yuri Elkaim since I picked up his book,  The All Day Energy Diet. Yuri isn’t one for extremes when it comes to how we should eat. He understands that it’s hard to stick with a strict diet for any length of time. In his new book, The All Day Fat-Burning…

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Altra Lone Peak 2.0 Polartec

Altra Lone Peak 2.0 NeoShell: Review

I live in the Pacific Northwest. The best part of living here is that the winters are generally mild, so it’s no problem to run year round on trails. However, it also rains a lot. So many of our runs in the winter and spring are waterlogged! Now we’re all used to this, running with…

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Run Slow Post

Race a Faster 50K by Running Slower!

I spent many years as a Marathoner, training on my favorite routes, always trying to beat my previous time. I was taught that you had to run fast to race fast. When I transitioned to Trail Running, I continued my same training plan, with just some longer, slower runs thrown in. I was logging major…

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Killian

The Best Ultra Training Plan from the Best Ultrarunner in the World

Not a week goes by on social media without someone asking,  “What’s the best training plan for a 50K, 50 miler or 100 miler?” Good question…  most answers refer to the ultraladies website, Bryon Powell’s book or Hal Koerner’s book. Or,  just follow your favorite marathon plan and add some back to back longer runs.…

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Homepg

Hammer On for another Year!

Just got notice from Hammer Nutrition that I’m sponsored by them for the sixth year! I’m very happy since last year wasn’t my greatest regarding race results and I failed to finish the 100 miler Hammer paid my entry fee for. I’m proud to represent a small company that has managed to fight off the…

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