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RUNNING TECHNIQUE – WE ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN

RUNNING TECHNIQUE – WE ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO LEARN

Running technique is often the last thing we think about. We can all run right? Buit can you run correctly and efficiently in a way that will get you from A to B at speed, and in one piece? It is never too late to learn better technique.

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.

4 REASONS ENDURANCE ATHLETES SHOULD NOT FORGET TO REST!

4 REASONS ENDURANCE ATHLETES SHOULD NOT FORGET TO REST!

Endurance athletes are often opposed to rest. Obsessed by stats, time on feet and increasing mileage, there is a fear that they will lose out by resting. Not true. The nature of the exercise does allow you to train regularly. But rest is needed and here are four reasons why.

TREADMILL INTERVALS AND CIRCUITS TO BLAST SOME FAT

TREADMILL INTERVALS AND CIRCUITS TO BLAST SOME FAT

Check out this treadmill reps and circuit session for yet another great workout and to blast some fat. Its no secret that HIIT works. So check it out!

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!

MOBILITY ROUTINE – LIMITED TIME = HUGE IMPROVEMENT

MOBILITY ROUTINE – LIMITED TIME = HUGE IMPROVEMENT

Moving well is not only great for feeling comfortable in every day life, bit it is a vital part of running. Moving well means efficiency, relaxation and ultimately more speed.

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.