The 10km is a popular distance, but what are the key ingredients to running faster?
Time check: 8:02 – My daughters is sitting in the kitchen happily tucking into a Pain Au Chocolat. (We’re not posh. It’s a treat.) YEEAAAHHHH! I’VE DONE IT! THE PLAN WORKED! I give myself a virtual fist-bump at arriving home on schedule, still having time to prepare a lunch box and disguise the fact that I am melting.
Whether you run a PR or the marathon didn’t go the way you wanted, it’s important to be mindful of a potential mental dip in the weeks following the marathon. When you spend a lot of time running whilst following a training plan, running becomes part of your identity. Therefore it’s natural that it will impact your self confidence due … Read More
Everyone is happy (literally) to talk about the ‘running high’ or how he or she has been bitten by the ‘running bug’! But let’s talk or rather write about the other end of spectrum, when things are not going as well and you feel in a ‘funk’. Now this funk is not the dancing/musical funk, it is a feeling that … Read More
Some background I was born completely blind. I have not been able to see any form or light in my life, but this doesn’t stop me from living a full and active life style that includes being able to run. Running has given me that real sense of freedom! Feeling the wind on your face and smelling the fresh air … Read More
I am really busy. I’m not going to compete with you over who is more busy, and it’s not the point. Maybe you are more busy than me – but I am still really busy. When I am training for the marathon, quite often I just do NOT have time to do all the exercises I should to keep me … Read More
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