Monthly Archives: September 2016

Upping the Tempo

There are many definitions for this type of training. For me, a tempo run is performed at about 85-90% of maximum effort. I do this training in my lunchbreak so there are time constraints. After warming up for the first … Continue reading

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My Training Plan [Part three]

As we enter the winter months I have revised my training schedule (seems as good an excuse as any!). I’ve also joined a gym which I hope will serve me well on the days none of us wish to venture … Continue reading

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Running Tips (Part Three)

17. Quality over Quantity “Quality counts, if you want to stay fast. Don’t do all your workouts in the comfort zone.” —Ken Sparks, Ph.D., top masters’ marathoner 18. All Considered… “Run your own race at an even pace. Consider the … Continue reading

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Daventry Parkrun No. 98

I certainly benefitted from the fresher conditions today. I felt I ran a consistent race with split times for each mile fairly even. Only seven seconds separated me from a new comeback pb. As I’ve already mentioned, I have supplemented … Continue reading

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