No matter how much preparation you’ve done beforehand, sometimes on race-day things just don’t go to plan. But for this week’s questioner, a disappointing performance has left her void of all motivation to continue – can you help her regain her
This week’s questioner needs your advice on kitting himself out on a rainy day – that way, he’ll have no excuse to forego a training run on account of the weather. How do you tog yourself out if the clouds are looming?"I'm not keen on running in the rain. If it’s raining before I...
scenic sojourn through the outskirts of Solihull in this one-lap road race. Threading through the villages of Catherine de Barnes and Barston, vociferous support from the local residents - together with a regular turnout of motivational club runners
to it. You can keep it as flexible within each week as you like, but it will help ensure you've done enough work. – St00Structured sessions can boost your "get up and go" I've always found that running to a schedule is what motivates me to get out
to walk I make sure it is a brisk pace, which is often quicker and more efficient than running. Having the mentality ‘it’s going to make me a better runner’ is a good motivator. The terrain you are on can make a big difference too. On roads there aren
will help you stay motivatedFor the average runner churning out 60+ miles per week all at the same pace would be pretty dull. By mixing the sessions - some faster and shorter, some slower and longer - you add variety and maintain interest. Also, by varying
’s never worse than stinging nettles. It’s not their fault either – they’re not seeking you out, they’re just lying there minding their own business!"Pressed for strategies she uses to distract herself while underwater, she admits to singing motivational
Growing older doesn’t necessarily mean running slower, but when you combine a few more candles on the birthday cake with an enforced break from training, it’s only natural that re-donning your trainers might leave you apprehensive as to what to expect. Can you help this week’s qu...
This week’s questioner has finally decided to kick the weed in order to improve her running times. Trouble is, she’s worried the cravings will get the better of her and she’ll lapse back into old habits. What’s your advice to help keep her motivated
Winning gold at the British Masters Athletics Championships 2006Most of us can only dream of becoming a world-class athlete. For regular forumite Ceal (aka Cecilia Morrison) though, life as one of the global elite is a day-to-day reality.Her performance at last year’s British Mas...
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