Why Should Runners Strength Train

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  • 2nd March 2019

For runners, “training” means running. But alongside running it’s great for runners to have a good mix of activities as part of their training including strength training and conditioning. Not only does it help prevent injury by mixing up the demands placed upon your body from repetitive activity, but it also gives the opportunity to build strength, flexibility and other …

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Why You Should Workout Outdoors

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  • 22nd February 2019
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There are many options when it comes to exercising but, although exercise classes and gym sessions are increasingly popular, there is growing evidence to suggest that exercising outdoors is even better for our health. After all, exercising outdoors may improve energy levels and decrease stress to a greater extent than working out inside. While there’s no question that there’s a …

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How long should it take a beginner to run 5K?

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  • 20th February 2019

For runners, competing in a 5K race has become a favorite goal. It is because the distance is short enough that even beginners can build up enough stamina, strength, and skill to be ready to compete in a few months. No matter if you are beginner to running or a seasoned athlete; you may have wondered how long it’s likely …

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How to Increase Running Speed and Stamina

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  • 19th February 2019

Every beginner runner is concerned with two things: running farther and running faster. And that’s fair enough. Every runner irrespective of his/her age and experience has this goal. And being a runner, one might never feel like has made it. Your pace and distance ambitions will grow over time. To achieve any such ambitions and goals as a runner, the …

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Should you train when you have a cold?

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  • 16th October 2018

On average, an adult can expect to have 2 or 3 upper respiratory infections per year. When they come up, it is common for athletes to ask the question “Should I train when I have a cold?” If you train, you are an athlete, so this question is important for you. Is it a good idea or a bad idea …

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Why Autumn is the best running season

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  • 15th October 2018

The leaves have turned brown, and the sky has turned grey, but Autumn is a great time of year. After the ridiculous heatwave of Summer 2018, we’re all relieved to have some cooler temperatures to experience, but runners should be particularly enthusiastic about the Autumn. Here are some points to convince you that Autumn is the best running season, and …

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Consider sprint training to improve football performance

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  • 14th October 2018

With the football season underway, Sunday leaguers, semi-pro warriors and even professionals are all looking for ways to improve their performance on the pitch. No doubt you are attending your team training and putting those passing and shooting drills to good use, but what about more athletic-focused exercise? Sprint training can improve your speed, agility and quickness to make you …

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Things to consider for running training in the cold

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  • 14th October 2018

If you’ve been ploughing through a good running programme during the Summer, then well done! That was a particularly hot season, and persevering with a running routine through that takes serious willpower. But if you’re intending to keep to that schedule now the weather is starting to get colder, you have a whole different set of things to consider. For …

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