Patrick Fowler

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Chord Progressions For Minor Pentatonic Soloing

The minor pentatonic scale is the most used scale for soloing and it is used in a wide variety of music styles like pop, rock, country, metal, blues …

Electric Guitar

Maiden Voyage Chords – Modal Comping Study

Maiden Voyage is is a classic modal jazz tune written and made famous by pianist Herbie Hancock. With a cool groove, hip slash chords, and a …

Electric Guitar

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

The Pentatonic Super Highway

There is a road that every guitar player must travel down on their way to six string mastery. That road’s name is:<p>The Pentatonic Super Highway …

Guitar

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Five – Dynamics and Tension

<b>If the fruits of your songwriting just aren’t exciting enough then don’t worry: in our latest songwriting tutorial we explain the most effective</b> …

Music Production

10 Rules of Ultra Running

Before you get your panties all tied in a knot by The Rules, see # 4 and remember that I used my own experience to write these. Yes, I own a pair of …

Lifetime Achievement Award: Jens Voigt

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the December 2014 issue of</i> Velo <i>magazine, the annual awards issue.</i><p>Not long after he had …

To Relieve Runner’s Knee, Strengthen Your Hips

Study: Hip exercises trump knee exercises for ending pain.<p>Over the last few years, a growing amount of research has linked weak hips and runner's knee. For example, one study published last year found women who developed runner's knee had greater hip instability in their gait. Another study …

Pain

The Peloton's Power Food

What do you put in your body to own 683 miles of cycling over the course of seven days? The short answer is: a lot. But the type of food matters. During most races, riders are subjected to flavorless iceberg lettuce and gray buffet meat offered by hotels, but not at the Colorado Pro Cycling …

Food

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

All in the Hips

Strengthening this joint could cure your injuries.<p>Runners who are looking for the cause of their foot, ankle, or knee pain may need to look higher. Weak hips are often the culprit behind patellofemoral syndrome, Achilles tendinitis, and iliotibial-band syndrome, according to Reed Ferber, Ph. D., …

Workouts

The End Game

Piriformis syndrome is a frustrating condition that's literally a pain in the butt for runners. Here's how to prevent it.<p>Piriformis syndrome is a frustrating condition that's literally a pain in the butt for runners. This throbbing ache originates in the buttocks and often radiates down the legs …

Workouts

These Mesmerizing Maps of Where People Jog Reveal Something Telling About Major U.S. Cities

From FlowingData's Data Underload comes these beautiful and oddly entrancing maps of jogging and cycling routes across major metro areas, traced by …

Ask Ann: Heart Rate Homework, Part 2

Last month I described some fun ways to get to know your new training partner, your heart rate monitor! The goal this month is to let your training …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury when running long.

Marathons

A 6-Week Challenge

Anybody up for a mini-goal?<p>As I unpacked my gym bag, a sweaty man approached a few lockers down from me. “Boy,” he said, “am I glad I’m done and you’re just starting.” I gave him a just-to-be-polite laugh before I went upstairs for my workout (one that I shy away from but know I need to do—four …

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