Nobody starts out doing it right. And every avid runner you see – looking like they’ve been at it for a lifetime, with a twinkle in their eye and long legs stretched into compression socks and clothes – started as a newbie.
If you follow elite track athletes on social media, you'll notice a trend in the next few months...altitude camp! A lot of groups do 3-5 week trips to altitude before the start of their season (NorCal, Little Wing), or live at high elevations year round (Steph Rothstein, Kara Goucher!).