A good coach sees more than just the data

A good coach sees more than just the data

Good coaching is about more than data – it’s about people. It’s about you. I am the biggest geek when it comes to running data. As a coach I love to spend hours analysing detailed breakdowns of running sessions. But I also know that the most important feedback is...
“Eat My Farts!” Family Running Session

“Eat My Farts!” Family Running Session

You’re never too old to laugh at the word “Fartlek”! The name for this fartlek family running session came from my 8-year-old daughter when I told her we were doing a fartlek this week. “Eat my farts!” combines both fun and good quality running training. It is based...
“Eat My Farts!” Family Running Session

Paarlauf Race – Family Running Session No.2

The Paarlauf Race is the perfect session for families to run together. It allows you to balance some serious interval training with taking your kids out for fresh air and exercise during lockdown. As a fully qualified British Athletics Coach I have lots of experience...
“Eat My Farts!” Family Running Session

Family Running Session – Meet & Beat

Welcome to my lockdown Family Running Session! Trying to juggle your own running, taking the kids out for fresh air and exercise, and complying with the once-a-day exercise rule? You want to be a good, selfless parent. But you are still a runner, and human being, at...
Don’t let the setbacks set you back

Don’t let the setbacks set you back

Marathon training – What should you do next? – Part 3 Over the years my running mantra has always been “Don’t let the setbacks set you back”. Now it’s become a mantra for everyday life not just for running. But the big question is what should you do now? As an...
Second Chances and Golden Opportunities

Second Chances and Golden Opportunities

What should you do next in your marathon training? – Part 2 By now you’ve had a few days to let the dust settle on the news that your spring marathon has been postponed. Instead of being disappointed focus on the second chance and golden opportunities you’ve been...