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4 THINGS TO HELP ME RUN A SUB 2:45 MARATHON

4 THINGS TO HELP ME RUN A SUB 2:45 MARATHON

Here are 4 key things I am prioritising to target a sub 2:45 marathon. Read on for specific running sessions, strength maintenance, technique and nutrition.

GET YOUR MARATHON RACE PACE RIGHT – LESSONS I HAVE LEARNT FROM MY MISTAKES

GET YOUR MARATHON RACE PACE RIGHT – LESSONS I HAVE LEARNT FROM MY MISTAKES

Getting the pace right in the marathon is so important. But it requires discipline. How do you pick the correct pace for you? And can you stick to it?

GET YOUR TRAINING PACE RIGHT!

GET YOUR TRAINING PACE RIGHT!

Most people that are training for an event or to get faster have an understanding that there are different types of sessions to develop performance (see my article on avoiding “Junk Miles”). By developing performance – I mean to get […]

5 QUESTIONS AN INJURED RUNNER NEEDS TO ASK?

5 QUESTIONS AN INJURED RUNNER NEEDS TO ASK?

Ask yourself these 5 questions and start getting proactive about getting back out running.

WHY IS STRENGTH & CONDITIONING VITAL FOR DISTANCE RUNNERS? 5 KEY BENEFITS FROM TIME IN THE GYM

WHY IS STRENGTH & CONDITIONING VITAL FOR DISTANCE RUNNERS? 5 KEY BENEFITS FROM TIME IN THE GYM

Strength and conditioning is vital for runners. Time well spent in the gym will develop your athleticism and make you a better runner. If more speed sounds good then read on.

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO A PHYSIO WHEN YOU ARE NOT INJURED?

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TO A PHYSIO WHEN YOU ARE NOT INJURED?

Why do we always wait for injury to strike before we go to the physio? Is it worth going for regular assessments to make sure things are in working order? With a more proactive approach can we keep ourselves on track and injury free with greater success?

ARM ACTION FOR DISTANCE RUNNERS – 4 LESSONS FROM KIPCHOGE

ARM ACTION FOR DISTANCE RUNNERS – 4 LESSONS FROM KIPCHOGE

Eliud Kipchoge is a legend of distance running. The best ever male marathon runner. He is poetry in motion. Check out his arm action to help you get faster. Copying the best is not as far fetched as you may think. Read this technique analysis to see if it can help you improve your times.

5 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR FITNESS ON A GUILT FREE HOLIDAY

5 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR FITNESS ON A GUILT FREE HOLIDAY

Fitness fanatics and runners sometimes worry about losing hard earned gains, and gaining significant weight while away on the annual summer holiday. It can happen if you get things wrong. But here are 5 tips to try to help you get through the trip and enjoy being on holiday guilt free!

WHAT DOES GREAT RUNNING TECHNIQUE LOOK LIKE?

WHAT DOES GREAT RUNNING TECHNIQUE LOOK LIKE?

We often hear coaches talk about great running technique. But do you know what “great technique” looks like? In this article I have tried to break it up into bullet points – you might find it useful to film yourself running and check things off against the list. It might be a great confidence boost or highlight something that needs improvement.

HALF MARATHON PERFORMANCE SESSION – EARN THAT PB

HALF MARATHON PERFORMANCE SESSION – EARN THAT PB

PBs are hard to come by. But with a well structured programme and sessions that are going to develop your performance you can get there. This is a very hard half marathon session but one that will generate results.