Hold your horses! Marathon pacing

Hold your horses! Marathon pacing

You're ready! You’ve done the months of training. You’ve put in hours and hours of running. You’ve dealt with the niggles, the doubts, the setbacks and now you stand in the pen at the start of your marathon. You are as ready as you’ll ever be, and all that stands...
Switching to fat?

Switching to fat?

A Case For Fat - An Overview of Energy Systems? This article is designed to provide you with a brief look at our energy systems and why eating a diet low in carbs and high in fat may help recreational runners like you and me in our running performance. First, we need...
Relentless Endurance

Relentless Endurance

Epic, Brutal, Relentless You know that feeling of “why did I decide to do this?”… well that was me after only 3 laps of the 5 mile route at the Mizuno Endure 24 race in Reading, UK last weekend (15th and 16th June 2019). As the name suggests, it is a 24 hour...
Miles for the sake of it?

Miles for the sake of it?

As we approach the middle of January, you might be reviewing how far you’ve run this year. Perhaps you signed up to one of the many Run Every Day (RED) challenges that are out there. Maybe you’ve joined a global distance challenge or decided to get involved in...