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Run Training: What’s your new goal?

We’re half way through the year, and you may or may not have found yourself getting on with the running goals you set yourself in January. Things starting to look a little bit better in terms of the COVID situation, and I’m sure many, like me, are trying to think through what they want to… Continue reading Run Training: What’s your new goal?

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What to listen to whilst running

Everyone has a preference about how they run. Some will prefer the silence of running without music, or conversations, others though will find it more motivating having something else to engage with as you run.When I first started running about 4 years ago I would run along to music, but within the last year or… Continue reading What to listen to whilst running

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Running Review: On CloudFlow

I recently spoke about what to look for in a shoe as I was on the hunt for a new pair of shoes. After writing the post and having a little look at various different running websites and comparing the prices etc. I went with a pair of On CloudFlow shoes. Here’s what I’ve been… Continue reading Running Review: On CloudFlow

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Run Training: Hot Weather Runs

The weather in the UK has been unusually warm recently and, with it getting towards summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s likely to stay. I am not one for running in warm weather, I find it so uncomfortable. There’s probably a lot more runners like me out there so I thought I would share a… Continue reading Run Training: Hot Weather Runs

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Training Talk: Hill Reps

If you've done a bit of running you may have noticed that hills can be quite hard. Most advice for getting better at running up hills is to run up hills. This can take many forms, it may be choosing a hilly route to run regularly, or doing hill reps. For this most I'm going… Continue reading Training Talk: Hill Reps

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Monthly Miles Round Up: April 2020

It won't come as a surprise for many of you runners that April has seen a few changes to my training schedule. The biggest being that it's been run almost completely on a treadmill! This seems completely unheard of, especially as the spring has definitely appeared here in the UK. Whilst not essential here in… Continue reading Monthly Miles Round Up: April 2020

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Run Training: Fun Activities During Your Run

Running events have taken a little backseat for a while. With the hopes of all the postponed races going ahead in the Autumn, we now need to try and motivate ourselves to get moving and continue with some sort of training. If you're housebound, you're probably finding that you're not getting in as many steps… Continue reading Run Training: Fun Activities During Your Run

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Training Talk: Strength Exercises

If you run, you've probably heard from many a source that lifting weights and doing strength work can really aid your running performance. This post is about to do the same thing, but it will also talk through which exercises will help you the most, and why. Focusing on weight training and body-weight exercises does… Continue reading Training Talk: Strength Exercises

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Running During Lockdowns

Right now, I think it's fair to say that, the outside world is getting a bit lonely. With larger gatherings banned in many different countries, motivating yourself for getting out for your run is getting that bit harder. You may not even be able to get out of the house due to your restrictions. So… Continue reading Running During Lockdowns

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Race Review: Bath Half 2020

Last Sunday I took to the streets to take part in my first big city marathon. Whilst there was controversy over it actually going ahead, the organisers stuck to their guns and chose to go ahead. Many runners/spectators didn’t agree with this decision and so instead ran their own 'virtual' Bath Half in their own… Continue reading Race Review: Bath Half 2020