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The Importance of the Long Run

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The long run is the staple of your marathon training programme.


This blog covers a little of the science behind long runs as well as key info around increasing distance, recoveries, fuelling, and your longest run:

Marathon Training: The Essentials

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It’s the time of year where, if you’ve signed up to a spring marathon, you’ll likely be getting stuck into your training for the big day. 


Here are the nuts and bolts of marathon training, including the key things that you should know before tackling your first marathon:

Creating The Running Habit – Why The Struggle Is Worth It

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When starting to run for the very first time, it’s rarely easy or enjoyable. 


But some perseverance in your early running days can lead to so many positives:

Why Strength Training Will Make You A Better Runner

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Strength training is a critical aspect of any runner's training programme, but it's all too often ignored.


Here's why strength training is important, and how you can incorporate it into your running programme.

How To Listen To Your Body In Training

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When it comes to running, the ability to listen to your body is critical – and it doesn’t come easy.


As runners we can all benefit from taking a more rounded approach to our training, and a key part of this is the mind and body being in tune with each other. 

Could Running Be An Antidote to Modern Life?

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Running brings with it a whole host of benefits, from the more obvious – often the reasons we start running – like fitness and weight loss, through to things that may be more unexpected at first, like improved self-esteem, meeting new people, and so on.


But there is more and more evidence showing that the benefits may range much further than this. Find out more:

8 Top Tips for New Runners

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In some ways, running is one of the most accessible sports – or activities – around. It’s simply a case of putting on your running kit and heading out the door. But of course it's not always that easy...


If you’re interested in trying running for the first time and perhaps have a few doubts, this article should help you:

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