February 25, 2015

If you’ve put in some good training then an easy week can help your body provide the gains you’re training for. Why would you take an Easy Week? We all know that our bodies need recovery in order to reap the benefits of training. Many runners stop training when they’re feeling run down after some hard

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February 18, 2015

Most of us have no problem working hard when we run. The question is whether we can get maximal benefits from doing so. In our previous post, “How to Train for Non-Stop Improvements in your Running” we discussed the importance of treating each week with a certain outcome in mind. You need to know whether you’re in

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February 12, 2015

No athlete should put 100% into every training and expect progress. Those following a progressive programme should have hard, medium and easy weeks to ensure their body can prepare for and recover from the hardest training weeks. Are you Thinking in Training Weeks? Most runners I encounter decide how fast and far to run based on how they

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January 30, 2015

Need to Add Some Structure to Your Running?Our programme is aimed at progressing members from one pace group to the next every 10 weeks through a series of planned club runs. This progressive programme treats regular attendees as if they were members of a dedicated sports team, effectively guaranteeing them success in their ambitions for more

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January 15, 2015

We were all born to run and enjoyed running as children but over time our bodies forgot how to run safely. Every athlete and sports person develops minor imperfections in their performance, as runners we unknowingly develop faulty running mechanics. These small faults often start well before we take up running as a sport and are

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