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How much faster do you run with the Nike Vaporfly?

How much faster do you run with the Nike Vaporfly?
Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next% 2 (Nike.com) We recently received the following interesting question from one of our fans, namely Eddie : “I am happy to read your articles.  Read some articles about the Stryd and the Nike Vaporfly.  The Vaporfly is about 4% more efficient than a regular shoe. I myself use the Asics Nimbus. My Critical Power is 324...

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500 km in 78 hours: is it possible to run the Pieterpad-trail even faster?

500 km in 78 hours: is it possible to run the Pieterpad-trail even faster?
Two weeks ago, the Dutch media reported that Addie van der Vleuten from Best, the Netherlands ran the Pieterpad-trail in 78 hours and 10 minutes. That makes him the fastest ever! The Pieterpad is the most famous long-distance trail in the Netherlands. The path leads from Pieterburen on the North Groningen Wadden coast to the Sint-Pietersberg in South...

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Learned from cyclists

Learned from cyclists
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, in practice there is… This tile wisdom once again turned out to be completely correct. What was the case? It turns out at the end of this story. Last week we discussed the successful 033 Strava Circuit,  a by many appreciated virtual Corona running event. In the meantime, the organization...

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Convert to a training plan on power

Convert to a training plan on power
Last week we got into a conversation with Willem de Ruijter. Willem has his own running school and trains a performance group of athletics club BAV in Baarn. From our own experience we know that Willem is the address for running style training. He trains athletes of all levels. Athletes who train purposefully to improve their performance in races, but...

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Vary in your training

Vary in your training
Last week we gave the floor to Walter van Gelderen , 80 years and full of ambitions. He gave some valuable learning points from his running career. Walter said that before his 60th birthday, he jogged the same round twice a week. There’s nothing wrong with that in itself. Exercise is healthy. Running is fun. You are outdoors and you enjoy the...

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