5 Reasons Why I Use A Coach:

Knowledge:I’m a firm believer that there will always be someone who knows more than you. Working with people who are experts in their field is a great way to learn and develop. I absolutely love soaking up knowledge and tips from people around me.⠀Encouragement:Positive reinforcement is so powerful. Being told I’m doing a great jobContinue reading “5 Reasons Why I Use A Coach:”

5 Non-Negotiable Stretches For Runners:

You come back from a run, you’re hot, tired and thirsty. The last thing you want to do is to get into a long stretch routine. But before you reach for that post run snack just spend 5 – 10 minutes working through the routine below to aid your recovery and to help set youContinue reading “5 Non-Negotiable Stretches For Runners:”

Ironman 70.3 And The Fear!

For the last seven years I have spent a lot of time focusing on long distance running and in recent years I have added cycling into the mix.  During the summer of 2018, I was thinking of a challenge to complete in 2019.  I fell in love with cycling while training for a London toContinue reading “Ironman 70.3 And The Fear!”

5 Top Tips On Recovering From A Long Hard Run

Recovery time: The time needed for your body to adapt to the stress of exercise, while replenishing energy stores and repairing damaged tissues. Stretching – One of the main reasons we stretch after exercise is to help remove lactic acid (a waste product) from muscles and to get the blood flowing back around the body. Continue reading “5 Top Tips On Recovering From A Long Hard Run”

Why Should You Add Steady Runs To Marathon Training Plans?

Steady runs should be slower than race pace, a pace at which you can hold a conversation for the duration of the run.  Apart from the obvious reason of getting the miles in your leg, other benefits include: Running at a steady and slower pace helps to facilitate the development of aerobic strength.  Over aContinue reading “Why Should You Add Steady Runs To Marathon Training Plans?”

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