Q I seem to experience problems in breathing when I run. I often feel breathless after hard efforts. I’d welcome any advice on how to improve my breathing or about correct breathing techniques.A Above your lactate threshold (running uphill or sprinting, for instance), your bre...
Q I had a couple of years without racing, and then took up speedwork again 11 months ago. But even though Im back up to 40-50 miles a week (from 15-25) and doing speed sessions (typically 6 x 1 mile with four-minute jog recoveries, or 16 x 400m with 200m recoveries), plus hard ...
Q Ive recently taken up running, after losing 115lbs in 18 months and giving up smoking after 25 years. Ive been running for about 20 minutes every morning for four months, but my goals are to build this up to 45 minutes, five times per week and to lose three and a half stone ...
of Running Well (£14.99, amazon.co.uk). "Working backwards from your goal, incorporating all the other stuff in life you have to fit around your training – from kids to work – will help you identify what is realistic in your specific time frame." Get it down
"Look on a training diary as a coach, conscience and friend," says Steve Smythe, a runner and coach who's been writing down every run he completes since 1976. He's recognised that keeping tabs on his training is a great way to make the most of his running.When you start keeping a...
in perfectly. But life has a way of playing tricks on all of us - good and bad. Don’t worry about the runs that you miss. When all else is said and done, the best advice is often simply to run with a smile on your face, and to enjoy and appreciate every session
Some of life’s lessons I’ve only had to learn once. For example, don’t put your tongue on a frozen flagpole, no matter how funny your friends think it is. Some of life’s lessons took me a little longer: as in, don’t wait to start a 16-week project
Standfirst: Real-life keys to overcoming marathon time goalsAuthor:Pics:Issue date: Feb-May01 / xref Ultimate schedsKeywords:uan135--How I Beat... 3:00Following a schedule was the most important thing. Knowing exactly what I had to do each day
. And still you lose weight over the course of the race.With the Girl’s Blouse Diet, deprived of all the foods that make life even remotely bearable, you are in real danger of disappearing up your own fundament. I arrived at the Nottingham finish
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