Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 3

2019-03-03T19:02:58+00:00

The Trial Ends, The Future 100k Record Breaker, Our First Female, And The Experienced One!  The final two hours went pretty much exactly as I’d expected they would. They all seemed to be finding it tough, the heat was getting unbearable, I don’t think any of them had eaten breakfast, they’d never run further than [...]

Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 32019-03-03T19:02:58+00:00

Proper Running Biomechanics

2017-05-24T09:18:08+00:00

Proper running biomechanics is something many running coaches are hesitant to discuss. Years of observation, trials, and science leave excellent runners still debating how to plant feet, kick and use their arms. How can performing a natural act elicit such varied methods and opinions? It’s our own fault. Humanity has turned running into an unnatural [...]

Proper Running Biomechanics2017-05-24T09:18:08+00:00

How does altitude training work?

2017-05-24T09:09:20+00:00

Altitude training has become very popular with endurance athletes and it is almost a necessity to be at the top of your running game. Unfortunately to get substantial benefits from altitude training you do need to spend a considerable amount of time living and training at high altitude, some sources say 2 weeks and others [...]

How does altitude training work?2017-05-24T09:09:20+00:00

Stretching For Runners

2017-05-02T09:53:38+00:00

Static Stretching for Runners When you first start out as a runner, you will probably think about stretching. It seems like the standard advice to new runners is to stretch your muscles before and after every run, and sometimes during too. Runners often see stretching as a way to recover from muscle soreness and tightness, [...]

Stretching For Runners2017-05-02T09:53:38+00:00

Why Undertraining Is A Stressor

2017-05-02T09:35:46+00:00

Why Under-Training Should Be a Concern Over-training has always been a concern for coaches of dedicated athletes. The mantra of “no-pain, no gain” and the practice of “Run ‘til you drop” have resonated well over the years. Stress-related injuries, either acute (too much, too soon) or chronic (too much over time) are the result of [...]

Why Undertraining Is A Stressor2017-05-02T09:35:46+00:00