This weeks session is part running technique and part mindset and the idea for this focus came to me at last weekends run clinic in London when we were talking about posture and the correct position your body should be in to run. Now I am no expert on physiology or how the body works…

Sometimes it is so easy to get engrossed in following a training plan, or covering a specific route in a specific time…what happened to the fun of running, what happened to that feeling of elation through being chased…like we did in the school playground? Well this week we are going to experience being chased…but no…

This is a perfect strength session to try once a month to support your running and really test your fitness. There is a PDF print out of this session in the resources area to remind you of how this session works and here is a blog post I wrote about the very first time I…

We often joke about needing a kick up the backside to get back to our running habit, and what better to do that job than a whooping big boot…a reboot in fact, because you can use this weeks training session time and time again. It works on exactly the same premise that absolute beginners need…

How we getting on ladies? Are we seeing any improvements yet? Further more are you tracking your improvements? Two great resources to help you record your progress are Baseline Record Monthly Planner But the other way we will measure improvements in by doing a regular paced run. So every 6-8 weeks you will be encouraged to…

Has your heart just sank? Are you considering giving this one a miss? Or perhaps you are having a panic attack right now at the thought of running fast, cos yes FAST is what we are focussing on this week. You will often hear me talking about the 3 Rs in Pace R – Race…

Sometimes with running you have to respond to your environment, or perhaps that should read instead you should TRY to respond to your environment if you can, you know make the most of what you have on your doorstep, seek out new places to run and ways to improve your fitness without the use of any…

Wether you think this is so or not you all have the ability to run at a range of different speeds, yes all of you. But often we get stuck in a rut of plodding along and don’t have the motivation or inclination to switch into a different gear, or else we find it difficult…

As runners you would assume that we all run from one place to another quite frequently and yet very rarely do we actually run anywhere for a purpose other than, well…actually going out for our run, this is where an A – B run can play an important role in shaking up our training. What…

Hands up if you ever hear yourself saying I wish I lived somewhere with nice running routes or If only I lived near the sea, I’d run every day Well I am guilty of this too, and when I first started running I used to get really bored with my running routes and its no…

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