Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 5

2019-06-25T19:01:12+00:00

Team Update !!   Back In April training was going smoothly, the only issue were the long runs, the guys were asking for money for cars and drinks, this is what the marathon runners do there, they usually have a car alongside them during a long run passing them drinks every few miles, a luxury [...]

Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 52019-06-25T19:01:12+00:00

Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 4

2019-06-25T19:03:21+00:00

March Update!   By March the guys were well and truly underway with their training. They would follow a fairly similar plan which consisted of lots of volume and a weekly speed workout, nothing too taxing but enough to avoid the habit of ‘plodding’. The basic idea is to get them accustomed to running lots [...]

Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 42019-06-25T19:03:21+00:00

Kenyan Ultra Runners – Part 3

2019-06-25T19:04:00+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 32019-06-25T19:04:00+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