Standfirst:Author:Pics:Issue date: racing secrets bookletKeywords: Article type: scheduleuan108-- Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Week 1 15 minutes jogging. Youre allowed to stop and walk, but this doesnt count as part ofthe training Rest 20 minutes jogging. ...
This week's problem is one that many runners will recognise: How do you cope with being a "beginner" again after injury?"I used to be a half-decent runner. I've run seven marathons with a PB of 3:36, and loads of half marathons and 10Ks
The ‘Get You Round’ schedule A beginner’s programme, mixing some walking with running, over 4-5 days a week.The idea here is to get you fit enough to make it round the course, regardless of speed, so there’ll be very little fast work. You need
do you need to train a week to see improvement? Our panel of five beginners reveal how they took their first tentative steps - and how to pick up the pace.Getting StartedIf you're already quite active you could head out for a slowish run straight away
Getty ImagesMany runners love winter running. Quiet, empty streets; cool crisp air; a feeling of blissful solitude – not to mention the fact that maintaining a base over the winter is critical to successful spring running. But if you're a fair-weather runner, grab our troubleshoo...
www.andrewheadingphotography.comThere are plenty of fit, accomplished runners who think that ultra-marathons (races beyond marathon distance) are something ‘other people’ do. Thirty-nine-year-old Jane Riley was one such runner, until the beginning of 2005, when she read an articl...
There’s no single 'best shoe' – everyone has different needs. All sorts of things - your biomechanics, your weight, the surfaces you run on, and obviously, the shape of your feet - mean that one person's ideal shoe can be terrible for another person. We divide our sh...
Weeks 1-3Focus on building up the distances of each discipline and preparing your body for the demands of the race. ➊ You should aim to be able to cover the distances you will be racing. Build up the distances slowly, especially if you're slightly out of condition. ➋ I suggest ...
There’s no denying it: triathlon is the sport of the moment. Statistics show more than 100,000 Brits raced the triple last year, turning out at 400 different UK events. Single-sport athletes looking for their next fitness challenge, those fending off injury and time on the bench,...
Cooper, aerobics pioneer3. Be a minuteman"The biggest mistake that new runners make is that they tend to think in mile increments one mile, two miles, three miles. Beginners need to think in minutes, not miles."Budd Coates, coach4. Go for good shoes
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