bring athletes' heart rates down in as little as 30 seconds. Problem: You get bad pre-race nerves Keith's solution: Race-day run-throughBefore you leave home for the race, or even the night before, run through a 10-1 Blast Off sequence – a countdown
It's an all too common story: runner sets achievable goals; runner puts in the necessary physical training to meet goals; runner falls short on race day. So, what's the problem? Could it be that you're spending too much time becoming a stronger runner on the road, and precious li...
As any runner who’s ever felt their legs turn into lead anvils at the end of a hard session or race knows, running further or faster all boils down to a battle against fatigue. So you train to increase either the distance or the pace – or both – you can sustain without tiring. Bu...
Sure, the cold season is traditionally considered the time for base-building, but these days not even the most hardened of coaches would advocate nothing but slow plodding through the freeze. On balance, quality seems to be just edging the age-old battle with quantity amongst tho...
Congratulations: you've run your marathon! Now, unless you wish to spend the next few weeks plagued with soreness, sniffles and a soul-sapping sense of apathy, read on.What you do in the days following a marathon is just as important as what you did before. Running 26.2 miles pla...
For as long as I’ve been running – and I recently passed the four-decade mark – I’ve been practising certain key principles of our sport. Run long to develop endurance. Run fast to build speed. Take recovery days as necessary. Sleep well. Eat a varied, low-fat diet. Cross-train t...
, with special race-day dilemma answers. 10Ks to enter Have we whetted your appetite? Take a look at the 10Ks you can enter online Q&A: I’ve never raced as far as 10K. What time should I aim for? And more...Also... Your first race -- From pre-race preparations
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