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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

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Dance Exam Checklist

Taking exams in your dance education is really important, not just because it gives you something to work towards. One of the best reasons for taking exams is the attitude that it can foster within students. By taking exams they are more willing to learn and to really get top marks they will want to… Continue reading Dance Exam Checklist

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How To Get Back Into Running

Like many runners, I tend to be a seasonal runner. I don't like running during the summer, I find it too hot and just uncomfortable with so many people waking earlier than usual. I tried to keep running this year, but with my work commitments it got laid to the side for a good 6… Continue reading How To Get Back Into Running

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How To Plan Your Training

Fitting in the right training can be tough. We all have this idea of what training should look like, but in reality everyone’s training should be different. We’ve all got different bodies, and our goals are all different. One may want to run fast, whereas another may want to get around. Many will already follow… Continue reading How To Plan Your Training