THE ITEM “WHY NEGATIVE SPLITS ARE IDEAL ON RACE DAY" by Jason Fitzgerald in Competitor.com provides a convincing argument for and evidence why runners of all levels should try negative splits in easy runs and workouts, and incorporate them in the running strategy of upcoming races. Although Jason himself is regarded to be a top running coach, Fitzgerald indicates that others, “like Jay Johnson (coach to three national champions) also believe negative splits are ideal for both elite and recreational runners.” The article contains clear tips to accomplish negative splits in both training and racing.
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