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Healthy Runner Podcast

May 27, 2021

Super excited to introduce Mario Fraioli, a Bay Area-based running coach who works with a number of Olympic Trials-level marathoners, internationally ranked ultrarunners, and competitive age-group athletes on the Healthy Runner LIVE show!!!!


He also writes and publishes the Morning Shakeout, a weekly email newsletter and podcast that covers running and other topics that interest him.


Mario talked about speed workouts for runners and answered some common questions like these:


  •     How can a beginner increase running speed?
  •     Should beginner runners do speed work?
  •     What exercises improve running speed?
  •     What are some speed workouts for distance runners?


Click this link to learn more about the 7 running drills Mario talked about in this episode:


Click this previous episode to learn more about the 3 most common types of runs you should be doing as a runner:


Click this previous episode to learn more about finding your running pace with Coach Lu:

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