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How to Train Hard

How do you keep going when your legs are dying, your lungs are burning and the little voice inside your head is screaming at you to stop?   If you want to be the best you have to know how to train hard. That means to be able to push yourself to your limits. It’s...

A Physio is for life not just for injury

If you are one of those runners who only goes to see the physio when you are injured then maybe it’s time for a re-think. Especially if you are also one of those runners perpetually stuck in a cycle of boom and bust training. I know from first-hand experience the huge...

Can you be “too fit” for your legs?

"If you are too fit for your legs eventually they will fail!" Sometimes you read a sentence that resonates so strongly it literally stops you in your tracks. Ok so I'm paraphrasing here but the principle of being "too fit for your legs" is sound. Read more in my...

Fartlek – The “In between” Session

The "In Between" fartlek is a very effective running session that is one of my favourites. It might not be a “killer” running session that is going push us you to your limits. But could make all the difference to your training.  The uninspiring description doesn’t do...

The Runners Guide to Parenting

My Runners Guide to Parenting. What does it feel like when your child starts competing in the sport that you love too? What makes a good parent in athletics? Read more in my latest article in Fast Running...