Strength Training for Runners: A Guide to Optimal Performance

strength training for runners

Unleashing the Power of Strength Training for Runners: A Comprehensive Guide to Optimal Performance. In the realm of running, there exists a potent yet often underestimated ally: strength training for runners. Beyond the rhythmic cadence of putting one foot in front of the other, the incorporation of targeted strength training holds the key to unlocking […]

Speed Session: Enhance Your Running Performance!

Speed Session

Section 1: Introduction to the Speed Session Embarking on the speed session in the pursuit of elevated running performance unveils the pivotal role that speed work plays in the realm of transformative changes. This amalgamation of intervals, tempo runs, and hill sprints propels runners into uncharted territories, not only enhancing speed but also bolstering cardiovascular […]

Athens Marathon – The Authentic – My 100th marathon review

Athens Marathon

 How did I get here? The Athens Marathon was always on my list of marathons to run. However when I ran my first marathon in 2010 in Dublin and recorded a 4 hr 27 minutes finish time, I swore to never run another marathon. Huge blisters on each foot, aches and pains everywhere, couldn’t walk […]

Kenyan Hills – What are they and how do they help me run faster?

Kenyan Hills

Kenyan Hills: Unraveling the Scientific Magic Ah, the undulating landscapes of Kenyan Hills, the not-so-secret weapon that has found its way into the training arsenals of countless successful runners! Much like the fiery salsa that elevates the taste of your ordinary dish, these hilly workouts inject that extra kick and flavor into your running routine, […]

RUN FASTER – 20 Tips and Tricks to Boost Your Running Speed!

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“Zoom Past Your Limits” – “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” – Steve Prefontaine Hey there, Wanna run faster, speedster-in-training! Are you tired of watching others blaze past you on the running track? Want to leave your own trail of dust behind? Well, you’re in the right place! In […]

Couch to 5K Superstar: Your Comprehensive Training Journey

Couch to 5k runner

Couch to 5K Introduction Greetings to all fellow couch potatoes who are aspiring to become 5K superstars! I was there too once. Are you growing weary of your Netflix marathons being your only source of physical activity? It’s high time to dust off those running shoes and embark on a transformative voyage that will not […]

4 Marathons in 4 Days – Ireland’s Iconic Multi Day Event

4 marathons in 4 days

4 Marathons in 4 Days  – Quadrathon Chronicles 4 marathons in 4 days – sounds like a challenge!  As a passionate marathon runner, I have embarked on numerous running adventures, but there’s one event that stands out among the rest. The Quadrathon in Donegal, Ireland. This incredible race tests not only your physical endurance but […]

Long Slow Distance – The secret to running faster!

Long Slow Distance LSD

The Science Behind Long Slow Distance (LSD) Running     Long Slow Distance running – Ah, the age-old question of whether slow and steady really wins the race. Well, when it comes to long slow distance (LSD) running, the answer might surprise you—it can actually make you a faster and better runner. Confusing – right! […]

Cryospa for Running:  The Science of Ice Baths and Cryospas.

Cryospa for running

Cryospa for Running: What is Cryospa for Running? Is Cryotherapy good for running? Is Cryospa good for athletes? Cryospa and icebath – are they the same thing? So many questions! – Read on to find out the answers. Hey All, fellow runners, and frosty enthusiasts, let’s talk about one of the coldest trends in recovery […]

Warm up for a run? Mastering the Perfect Warm-Up Session.

Warm up for a run

Warm up for a Run – Running to Success: Mastering the Art of the Perfect Warm-Up Session” Are you ready to hit the ground running, both literally and figuratively? Leading a warm up for a run session for runners is a bit like preparing the perfect cup of coffee—it sets the tone for the entire […]