Recovery Is The Key To Consistency

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 →

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Marathon des Sables – My Top 10 Tips

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 →

Route Recce of Eiger Ultra Trail

“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 →

Training Weekend in Chamonix

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 →

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