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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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Bath Half: Review

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 Bath Half: Review

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Training Talk: The Taper

Right before an event many training plans will include a few weeks at a lower intensity. This is referred to as a taper week, and is really quite important to keeping your legs fresh for the event. The taper will help your muscles rebuild from the training, but isn't too long that you start to… Continue reading Training Talk: The Taper