The long run is the staple of every distance runners diet. If youre training for a marathon, its de rigeur. Novice runners use them as springboards to the finish line, and elite marathon runners do multiple long runs to improve their times. Even
UAN: 162 Article type:--Compared with other training sessions, the long run is fairly simple: put one foot in front of the other and stop when youve done 20 miles.But its simplicity is deceptive. Like an onion, the long run has many layers; and
It's easy enough to play a song that pumps you up for a few minutes, but conceiving a playlist to propel you through an entire run is a trickier matter, especially when you're going long. "You're building a jigsaw," says Steve Boyett, DJ
as they seek new challenges. If you don't know it already you will soon. Running is an elixir for long life. It wards off illness and disease, promotes virility, boosts your immune system and reduces the risk of cancer and heart attack, but how do you make sure
Q I know that long runs should be run slower than race pace, but can you explain why. I want to race at eight minute/mile pace at next years Flora London Marathon, so surely I should train at that pace? Also, if I run a half-marathon in January
to the doctors that had helped me recover that led me to train for and run my first London Marathon – raising money to support Spinal Research. Up to then I had always hated running (unless I had a ball tucked under my arm and an eye on the touchline) – I
These are high calorie but do contain good stuff too and I think they are great for the digestion - add some turbo power!Makes: enough to feed an armyIngredients:250g butter250g soft dark brown sugar250g honey500g oats. I like to use jumbo oats and normal cheap oats mixed togethe...
Pastry chef Gesine Bullock-Prado's gluten-free mini loaves with no added fat make the ideal fuel before a long run.240g organic apple sauce440g black beans, drained200g wholegrain oat flour90g cocoa powder 2 tbsp baking powder1 tsp salt230ml agave
dunes, camels, epic views and the occasional mirage. My long mileage run this weekend hit a respectable 19.66 (I feel it’s important to include the extra 0.66). It was the last time I’ll get to run with a training partner as we set off on our own quests
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