A really easy approach to using a heart rate monitor in your training.
Shhh…. dont tell a soul: this is really about running bags and commuting.
injuries, running, blah blah blah.
Finished. Today is the last day of January, and so the last day of my post christmas run streak. I managed 32 days, and I’m assuming tomorrow will be a … Continue reading
A review of the Maffetone Method. Easy running, low carb diets and dreadful typography.
The end of my longest streak ever. Do a running streak, running streaks are amazing.
Compression stockings, face sitting and tubes of fabric that cost £30.
I know that my swimming is fairly horrible. When I’m at the pool, and I think I’m going hell for leather, I’m fairly frequently overtaken not just by the obviously … Continue reading
Public swimming pools and the double edged sword of twenty pound goggles.
Parker’s heart rate training program laid bare. or not.
Shout from the hills, there’s a way to stretch without stretching, to enjoy the luxury of deep tissue massage as part of a training regime.
I’m not competitive. I’m not that competitive. I’m not cross because I’m losing, I’m cross because I’ve put in so much effort, and I’m not reaping the rewards that seem … Continue reading
KLAXON: dull injury and training article for malingering runners who want to get back on track. I am still in recovery after a training injury last year. From about February … Continue reading
I came across this old Runner’s World article about cross training in the swimming pool. The author, Marc Bloom, opens with the line: “Like most runners, I’d rather look at … Continue reading
Swimming is a great way to cross train. It offers a plethora of potential benefits to improve your running, strengthening core and upper body, working different muscles in the legs … Continue reading
180 bpm. Click click click. Three beats per second. The upper limits of the human heart. Roughly the tempo of Mirror in the Bathroom. 180 bpm is commonly cited as … Continue reading
Pain is part of the life of the runner. Not injury, pain. Pain needn’t mean suffering, pain can be your friend. The dull ache of lactate acid filled legs, the … Continue reading
Quantified self has been a hot topic in research and technology for a few years now. A computer in every pocket, big data and social networking have all contributed to … Continue reading
Ok, so it’s a bit late… 2nd of June, but this 30 day programme for improving core strength (aka achieving core domination) lets you have two days off; you can still … Continue reading