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Trick Tip: Jazz Turns

I’ve recently begun on the adventure that is TikTok, which meant yet another channel that I needed to try and get inspiration for. I’ve been trying to get out 4-5 videos a week to keep hope of dancing continuing alive. So far it’s been going ok. I’m not viral yet, though! As I’ve been learning… Continue reading Trick Tip: Jazz Turns

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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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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

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Run Training: Give Yourself a Break

At the moment, many runners are out there getting in all their training sessions. But if you aren't that dedicated to your plan, it's alright. It isn't the end of the world to be skipping training runs. We've all heard the running with illness advice, if it's above the neck you're fine, below the neck… Continue reading Run Training: Give Yourself a Break