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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). […]

Zone 2 Training: Unlocking Endurance.

ZONE 2 running

Zone 2 training is a crucial component for runners seeking to enhance their aerobic capacity and overall endurance. This training method, often associated with heart rate zones, focuses on maintaining a specific intensity to optimize cardiovascular fitness and improve performance. The benefits of zone 2 training are multifaceted, encompassing physiological adaptations, injury prevention, and long-term […]

Running Strides: Unleash Your Speed.

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Are you ready to take your running to the next level and unlock your inner speed demon? Well, look no further than the fantastic world of running strides! But wait, what exactly are running strides, and how can they help you become a faster, more efficient runner? Stick with me as we dive into this […]

Improved Running Efficiency-Tips for Running Smarter, Not Harder!

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Mastering the Art of Running: A Comprehensive Guide to 15 Common Mistakes and Effective Corrections Embarking on your running journey involves mastering the intricate dance of proper form. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll not only explore the common mistakes many runners make but also delve into detailed explanations and practical tips to correct them. Let’s […]

Mindful Running: The Fusion of Meditation and Movement

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Mindful Running: Incorporating Meditation into Your Routine In the bustling chaos of modern life, finding a moment of peace and clarity seems like an elusive dream. As our schedules overflow with commitments and responsibilities, self-care often takes a back seat. In this whirlwind of busyness, the concept of mindful running emerges as a beacon of […]

Improve Your Running Speed: 5 Proven Techniques to Success

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Dramatically Improve Your Power. Want to leave your competition in the dust? If you’re looking to improve your running speed and take your goals to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we’ll unlock the secrets to improving your running speed with five proven techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned runner […]

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 […]

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, […]