21. 03. 2016
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Do you ever suffer from a ‘rundown’?

  If you’re a runner, you know exactly what a runner’s high is. Caused by the rush of endorphins that are released by the mixture of hormones that are unleashed as we run,...

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10. 07. 2015
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Heart rate training for endurance

Heart rate training for endurance

Want to maximise your endurance and fat burning? Train with a heart rate monitor Over the last eight years, I’ve used heart rate training sporadically. It always seems such an effort to find...

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07. 07. 2015
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Running Artists

Running Artists

Want a unique way of helping you to run further? Try becoming a GPS artist… Three years ago, when I was teaching a Yoga for Runners course, one of the runners in my...

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02. 07. 2015
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Run for the Hills

Run for the Hills

In less than 24 days, I’ll take on the very first Fort William marathon, including The Devil’s Staircase … Run for the hills. Or in the opposite direction, which is how I felt...

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03. 06. 2015
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Training Plans with Strava

So, I realise that I’ve only just posted about Strava. But, they have just launched a new training plan feature for Premium Members which looks great. All the plans are designed for peak...

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21. 05. 2015
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Running with Jo Pavey

Running with Jo Pavey

For world champion runner, Jo Pavey, the key to becoming a better runner has not been the tempo sessions nor the track work but becoming a mother Last week, I was fortunate enough...

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11. 05. 2015
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Why I love Strava

I used to think pace, intervals, recording personal bests or pace was for ‘old school’ runners.   I was a run and explore kind of runner, taking strides for enjoyment and to de-stress,...

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21. 02. 2013
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Injury on the run

Injury on the run

Six weeks until the Marathon de Paris, and my training could not be going any worse. I thought that after the Mumbai maratho,  my legs had recovered. But on arriving back in the...

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13. 01. 2013
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Supercharge your running: Altitude training

Supercharge your running: Altitude training

  Want to improve your personal best at running, cycling or triathlon? Add some altitude training. ‘With less oxygen at altitude, you body has to adapt to work with less,’ explains Richard Pullan,...

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28. 12. 2012
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Run – Walk Marathon Race Strategy

Run – Walk Marathon Race Strategy

What do you do if you’ve crashed out of marathon training with an injury? Give up entirely or readjust your approach to the race? This is the dilemma I faced while training for...

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