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.
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?
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!
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.
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.
I finally made my debut in the Gullane Beach Triathlon. There were challenges to overcome, the fear of the unknown, the nerves of race day. But lots of fun!
Are you looking for a training session to test your speed and build some speed endurance? This 10k ascending speed pyramid is just what you need.
Are you looking for a training boost? Do you use Fartlek runs in training? I have overlooked its value for too long. What a great way to change up training and ramp up the difficulty.
What do I mean by super easy tapering for a race? How different is it from what I have done in the past? What effect will it have come race day? Why am I trying something different? Will it work?
I am transitioning from an April marathon to a late May half marathon. I want to run fast and target a PB. With 100s of miles in the tank from the marathon, with the right balance of speed and recovery running – the PB is on the cards!