15 results for author: Emi Matsumoto

#TrainingTipThursday: 3 Half Marathon Workouts For The Perfect Race Day

We’re about one month away from the 2018 Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon on November 18th and we’re wondering...how has your training journey been going? Whether you’re gleaming with pride with the work you’ve put in, or doing what you can; we want to make sure that you’re dialing in on the key workouts that will ... More

Coming Back From an Injury

Contributed by Kelli Hashimoto, a 2018 Ambassador for the Biofreeze San Francisco Marathon and Berkeley Half Marathon. Imagine this: you are getting excited to start training for your upcoming race and just like that, you find yourself dealing with a nagging injury. For us runners, being injured is the absolute worst ... More

#TrainingTipThursday – 4 Training Mistakes to Avoid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xoxjcLYUPQ It’s focus time! When we’re in the thick of our half marathon/marathon training, it’s easy to focus on the aspect of simply logging in the miles throughout the week. Right now is a great opportunity to take stock of the things we’re doing correct but to also fine-tune the ... More

Ask A Coach: Half Marathon Training Tips from Coach Larry Chow

As the Biofreeze Berkeley Half Marathon approaches, you may be well into your training plan, or you might still want a little extra help beyond the boost of confidence that your “lucky training socks” provide (you DO have lucky training socks, right?). Getting some advice from an expert, like an experienced distance ... More

#TrainingThursday: How To Make Your Half And Full Marathon Long Run “Race-Ready”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LuIp5oxPk4&t=6s The long run is crucial training and prep for success in your half or full marathon. Dialing in this key workout as a “dress rehearsal” will optimize your preparation and ensure that any surprises on race day are minimized. This video walks you through exactly how to ... More