Speed & Performance – a matter of efficiency

Speed & Performance – a matter of efficiency

We’ve been talking a bunch lately about maximizing efficiency – so that we’re able to do more work in less time (maximizing intensity). But what makes one person actually faster than another? Is it a matter of the size of their lungs, the strength in their legs, or their VO2 max? Is it mental – their capacity to push beyond other’s limits? Before you read the article below from the NY Times, try to answer the question for yourself. What do you think?

I’d love to hear your thoughts both before and after reading the article.

Running Efficiency: It’s Good, but How Do You Get It?

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Run 5k for time



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