I rose early this morning, as I have done every Sunday for 20 years. The old hip was a bit stiff, and a familiar twinge in the left calf reminded me that these days I ought to sit down before putting on my running shoes.I sifted through a heap of faded T-shirts, finally settling ...
The Great British Summer™: without a doubt the best time of year to lace up and hit the ground running. But whether we’re treated to the full three-month quota of summer (no chance), or four straight days in July and a Sunday afternoon in August
When you go on holiday, you'll no doubt want to take your training with you. After all, you are off to enjoy yourself. However, this will often mean running in conditions that can affect your heart rate quite dramatically, both at rest and on the run. As long as you expect this, ...
Why I should have imagined that a 14-mile run along the Cleveland Way in August might be good training for the 105-mile Jordan Desert Cup, remains a mystery. Perhaps I reasoned, not unreasonably, that August = Summer = Heat
], Looking to take part in a triathlon during the summer? Got your own place already? Brilliant! Do it for charity. Have a look at these charities offering you an array of fantastic support in exchange
time for going out with friends, pottering in the garden and entertaining her young nephew and niece over the summer – she’s not letting it take over her life. Several of her work colleagues at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham have been inspired
of anyone in the competition (20:16) and winning the event overall.Aside from these running achievements, Armstrong has enjoyed unparalleled success in the Tour de France. Last summer he won it for the seventh time, before announcing his retirement. While I
of this stylish, up-to-the-minute model.Best Shoe: ASICS GEL-1150The Editor's Choice and Best Update from our spring/summer shoe guide, this is a well-cushioned and flexible shoe. Innovations over its predecessor include a new decoupled structure in the fore
, but what little self-esteem I still possessed was seriously eroded. Here was I, living a life of blameless purity and far from enjoying a sort of athletic Indian summer, a swansong of blistering times and smashed records, I was relying upon my dog, Oscar
, but they still hurt like buggery if I so much as get out of bed in a hurry.Not that it’s made much difference to my training, since the Alpine 78K last summer turned my hamstring into a sort of pain-sensitive stalactite. In any case, I’ve joined The Gym. All
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