He had the look. As he tightened his shoelaces, tucked in his shirt and carefully donned his sunglasses, he had all the makings of a racer. He was a runner in search of a 5K PB. Everyone around him knew it.Making his way to the start line, he was oblivious to the other runners ar...
I was an old man when I started running. Not that 43 is all that old, its just that I was living an old mans life in an old mans body, dreaming an old mans dreams. Im much younger than that now.Before I started running, I could count the years of accumulated excess like the ...
this plan for an hour. By alternating effort and rest, I had one of the most enjoyable runs of my life. And it was a great work-out.I asked this friend how he came up with the plan. I first did it when I was a kid, he answered. As a child, the joy for him
. At the Marine Corps Marathon one year, I almost finished in the top 15,000 runners. I would have, but I went out too fast!As I enter my 10th year as a runner, I have to admit that I’m no longer the new kid on the block. I’ve had some wonderful races and some
’ve already mentioned this several times, but it can’t be over-emphasised. All runners, from beginners to veteran marathoners, would like to run longer and easier. The R/W system gives you a new tool to achieve this. Does it come at a cost? Sure. Your overall
-distance race. I don't agree that the treadmill does half of the work for you. If you stop running you willfall backward. You have to work your legs the same way as running outside. It's very common for beginners to run too near the front board and hit
right through to race day. Our beginner and intermediate programmes both include walk breaks.Q.What equipment do I need? A. All you need is a properly fitted pair of shoes, a suitable sports bra (for women) and some comfortable sports clothing
This section is adapted from No Need For Speed - A Beginner's Guide To The Joy Of Running, by John Bingham. Buy this book!Many adult-onset athletes believe that living an active lifestyle would be easier if they could trade the body they have
. Sometimes I get up at 5.30am to fit in speedwork or distance with a friend. On Fridays my club does a circuit session open to kids so we get a core session and they get the basics of good health. You really do have to be flexible and work things around
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