80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower Quotes.

1. "It appears, then, that the approach to training"
- Matt Fitzgerald, 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower

2. "Low-intensity, high-volume training develops the sort of suffering tolerance that enhances fatigue resistance more effectively than does speed-based training. Fast runs may hurt more, but long runs hurt longer. The slow-burn type of suffering that runners experience in longer, less intense workouts is more specific to racing."
- Matt Fitzgerald, 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower

3. "The vast majority of runners, however, seldom train at a truly comfortable intensity. Instead, they push themselves a little day after day, often without realizing it. If the typical elite runner does four easy runs for every hard run, the average recreationally competitive runner—and odds are, you’re one of them—does just one easy run for every hard run. Simply put: Running too hard too often is the single most common and detrimental mistake in the sport."
- Matt Fitzgerald, 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower

4. "The ultimate compliment for me in my peak training years was being passed on my easy runs by a runner who had a marathon time more than an hour slower than mine. I’d say to myself, He’s wearing himself out today. I’m building myself up."
- Matt Fitzgerald, 80/20 Running: Run Stronger and Race Faster By Training Slower

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