Category: Weight Loss

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.

FOOD IS GREAT – BUT SUCCESS AND RESULTS NEED SOME THOUGHT AND CAREFUL PLANNING!

FOOD IS GREAT – BUT SUCCESS AND RESULTS NEED SOME THOUGHT AND CAREFUL PLANNING!

Food is great but success and results require thought and planning. Do you consider what you eat? Maybe this article can get you thinking.

10K SPEED PYRAMID

10K SPEED PYRAMID

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.

TRAINING BOOST – DO YOU USE FARTLEK?

TRAINING BOOST – DO YOU USE FARTLEK?

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.

3 REASONS I HAVE PRIORITISED THE LONG SLOW DISTANCE

3 REASONS I HAVE PRIORITISED THE LONG SLOW DISTANCE

Endurance training needs dedication. It is tough and perhaps the toughest of all are the really long runs. Long slow distance is not glamorous – but it is vitally important.

AGE IS NO BARRIER – ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO RUN

AGE IS NO BARRIER – ITS NEVER TOO LATE TO RUN

My amazing sister is inspirational in so many ways. But at 48 it had been the best part of 30 years since she had followed any sort of regular running pattern. It wasn’t easy but she was determined. With a “can do” attitude she worked through the tough days, the self doubt, stuck at it and now has it cracked. Read her story. She turns 50 in a few weeks and is no longer questioning whether she can do it. She is confident. She is fit. She is a runner!

5 RUNNING TRAINING PRIORITIES FOR 2018

5 RUNNING TRAINING PRIORITIES FOR 2018

Here are my 5 running training priorities for 2018. Experience has taught me that it is not all about huge mileage. Quality training is very important and in the busy lives of amateur sportsmen and women, it is the key sessions that you need to do that give you most bang for buck. Here are mine.

BECOME A MORE COMPLETE RUNNER THIS WINTER

BECOME A MORE COMPLETE RUNNER THIS WINTER

Become a more complete runner this winter. Winter time isn’t always the most appealing time for runners. Why not take the chance to consider exactly what is needed to be a better runner. Most of us do not even come close to covering all the bases – read on to make 2018 your best year yet!

200 REPS – SHORT BUT VERY EFFECTIVE HIIT

200 REPS – SHORT BUT VERY EFFECTIVE HIIT

When time is short you can still nail a great run. 200m reps is just the session for you. Max out for short intervals, recover and go again. HIIT this regularly and watch the results. The fat will burn!

4 REASONS WHY I THINK CYCLING HELPS MY RUNNING

4 REASONS WHY I THINK CYCLING HELPS MY RUNNING

Getting faster when running does not just mean running. Over the last two years cycling has played a greater role in my training. Here are 4 reasons why I feel cycling helps me run faster.