A lot of runners underestimate the importance of rest and recovery during their training. Recovering between sessions is key in order to improve. Whether you are training for a spring marathon or a 5k, being able to hit your ‘sessions’ hard, allowing the body to adapt, improve and get stronger will lead to achieving PB... Continue Reading →
Setting New Years goals can come at a high cost! Take running for example, if you have not run much before and you decide to run every day in January, you are at a higher risk of getting an injury. Follow my top tips to stay injury free in your running! Get out there and... Continue Reading →
Do you worry about not fitting your training into travel? Check out some tips that may help you maintain your training and have fun athletes the same time!
The Marathon des Sables is more than just a race, it’s a journey of epic proportions. Known simply as the MdS, the race is a gruelling multi-stage adventure through a formidable landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates - the Sahara Desert. The rules require you to be self-sufficient, to carry with you... Continue Reading →
“Time spent on reconnaissance is seldom wasted”. This saying has been hammered into me from the early days in my military career. With my next race being the Eiger 101km, I thought that I should practice what I preach and spend some time in Grindelwald and run the route that I will be racing in... Continue Reading →
My normal training weekends start with me battling on the M4 heading towards the Brecon Beacons. After 4 hours of driving, I feel like I have already done a session. Looking at my training program, I had some back to back running (two long runs in two days), instead of doing my normal thing I... Continue Reading →