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Returning to sports post COViD-19

Thankfully the majority of people that contract COViD-19 will survive and for a significant number it will only cause mild symptoms if indeed any at all. However, as you will be aware this is a disease of the respiratory system and there is a lack of clarity at present as to the possible long term […]

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Coaching Cycling Running

5 Tips To Get The Best From a Free Generic Training Plan

In a world where every runner / cyclist and duathlete is identical in EVERY way, then a single generic training plan, downloaded for “free”, would be a great solution. Where every athlete is made using the same cookie cutter, and remains perfectly identical, then indeed a generic cookie cutter training plan will be perfect.

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Coaching Running

Motivated To Run?

This evening I went for a run. ‘So what’ you rightly think. On my own. Again, you are less than stunned by this revelation. But today I spent most of the day completely uninterested in the idea of running… Until about five minutes before stepping outside ‘to get on with it’. All of which made […]

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Another Coaching Certificate!

In addition to studying for my L2 Nutrition Certificate, one of my other lockdown projects was to upgrade my “Coach in Run Fitness” to qualifying as an “Event Group Coach” with England Athletic. Having started studying back in April (what I thought might take six weeks) turned out to be A LOT more in-depth… But […]

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Coaching Running

Muscular Endurance – Running

For an endurance runner (which would be anyone that runs 5k or longer, building muscular endurance is one of the fundamental levers associated with improving performance. If you are looking for something a little more imaginative to include in your weekly training schedule, you might like to experiment with this set.

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Open For Business!

Pleased to say that from the 13th May I will be resuming one to one Coaching Services for both Runners and for people seeking help with General Fitness. As you can imagine, in order to comply with current Government guidelines, there will be some modifications to the format of services that I can offer. But […]

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Running

STAGE TWO The Challenge Intensifies

Lockdown continues… It’s time for our goats to gather again and battle it out for the next challenge in the Corona Mountain Goat Series. If you missed Stage One, no need to bleat, this is your opportunity to make your mark and take on the competition.  If you can run 5k then you can enter. […]

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The Corona Mountain Goat Champion is…

What can I say!! For the past 13 consecutive days you have never failed to come good, so what happened on the last day? Some of you have been in touch to tell me about broken hooves, sore udders and other running related injuries… Did that stop you? Some have even said that they have […]

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Day 13 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

Day 13, lucky for some? There are certainly some goats with sore hooves now. But did anyone get out? Were there any heroic runs? Is there STILL no way to predict the winner? And vitally has Simon been ‘referred’ yet? These are the questions that would have troubled us at the start of the adventure, […]

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Day 12 – Corona Mountain Goat Challenge

The last 48 hours of the Chall… You might have thought that by now it would all be done bar the shouting. There would be a lack of interest. The Challenge would have died… And lets face it, now you can’t move for blooming Corona Challenges… Yesterday, I regaled you with my statistical insights and […]