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I didn't see it mentioned, but diet is very important. The saying "Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym." applies here too, if you eat less calories than calories burned, you won't gain unwanted weight!
"the only variables that influence speed are (1)cadence (2) stride length." Yes these two variables define your speed. But how to achieve high cadence of a longer time is a complex issue. "cadence has a very low upper bound. (170 strides / min) seems as high as possible." Wrong. Many recommend 180, so 170 isn't considered a very high cadence. "a stride ...
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