Here's how to race on the right foot from the people who learnt the hard wayStart SmallThe best way to approach racing is to start small. Whether youre planning to do your race as a one-off, or as the first step in a long running career, youll enjoy it most if its within you...
'.But despite all the hours of putting left after right, if you're not prepared to provide your body with the fuel it needs along the way to the finish line, you won't get there half as quickly as you'd planned. A race nutrition strategy is as important to your
The myth: To lose weight, cut carbs or fatThe truth: Most get-thin-fast plans revolve around the idea that restricting your intake of one particular nutrient, usually carbs or fat, is the best way to lose weight. But the results of a 2009 New England Journal of Medicine study ...
Keith Power is a BASES (British Association of Sport and Exercises Sciences) accredited sport psychologist and managing director of sports psychology consultants A Different Mindset (www.adifferentmindset.com).A former international athlete and Great Britain bobsleigher, Keith is...
The myth: To lose weight, cut carbs or fatThe truth: Most get-thin-fast plans revolve around the idea that restricting your intake of one particular nutrient, usually carbs or fat, is the best way to lose weight. But the results of a 2009 New England Journal of Medicine study sug...
training plan, diet and race-day strategy. "Every race is a puzzle," says coach Jeff Horowitz, author of My First 100 Marathons (£15.99, Skyhorse Publishing). "Look for clues to solve it." Did you rest enough during your taper? Did you go out too fast? Did
strategies for him to try. “Pick the one that works best for you,” I told him, “and stick with it.”What follows is a menu of the nine weight-loss choices I gave to Keith. In the 15 years that I’ve been a sports nutritionist, I’ve found these to be the most
This weekend brings more than 13,000 triathletes on a quest to swim, cycle and run around some of the capital's most iconic landmarks. The London Triathlon, an IMG Challenger World Event, returns for its 15th year and it continues to hold its status as the world's biggest triathl...
Running addicts can be hard to take, but being laissez-faire isn't ideal, either. "Competition motivates you, but you need to focus on your own performance, not on how others do," says performance counsellor Shaunna Taylor of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. Find out...
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