Tag Archives: outdoor running

Marathon Mistakes: 8 Common Pitfalls to Avoid & Achieve Success

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Running a marathon is not just about covering 26.2 miles; it’s a test of physical and mental endurance, requiring meticulous preparation and strategic planning. Yet, even seasoned runners can stumble if they overlook crucial aspects of training and race-day execution ( I have many times, actually training for my 101st marathon and have an injury). […]

Running Plateaus: Overcome them with Effective Strategies

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Running plateaus are a common hurdle for runners of all levels. Whether you’re a beginner aiming to improve your 5K time or a seasoned marathoner chasing a personal best, hitting a plateau can be frustrating and demotivating. However, with the right strategies and mindset, you can push through these plateaus and continue making progress in […]

Hyrox Running: A Comprehensive Guide to Optimal Conditioning

HYROX RUNNING

HYROX, a unique competition that blends a 1km run with 1 functional workout, repeated eight times. Participants challenge their strength, speed, power, and endurance through this dynamic combination, making it an exceptional gauge of overall fitness. With diverse categorizations, HYROX accommodates various physical abilities, attracting participants from different athletic backgrounds. One of the major key […]

Cross Training for Runners

Cross Training for Runners

 The Benefits of Alternative Exercises for Runners As a runner, pounding the pavement day after day can take a toll on your body. That’s why cross training for runners is such an important part of any running training program. Cross training simply means participating in another sport or activity that complements your running. There are […]

VO2 Max By Age: A Guide to Unlocking Your Potential.

VO2 MAX BY AGE

VO2 max by age, or maximal oxygen consumption by age, is a key physiological parameter that measures the maximum amount of oxygen an individual can utilize during intense exercise. It is a crucial indicator of cardiovascular and aerobic fitness and plays a significant role in determining overall athletic performance. This comprehensive document aims to define […]

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 […]

The Joy of Running: Hilarious and Amazing Benefits for Beginners!

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Are you a beginner considering taking up running? If so soon you will experience the Joy of Running! Well, congratulations on taking the first step (pun intended) towards a healthier and happier you! Running might seem daunting at first, but trust me, it’s not all sweat and sore muscles. In fact, it’s a rollercoaster of […]