Training



Sarah Dudgeon Seville Marathon Finish 2020
Seville 2020 saw us both smash our PBs after 20 years of running and broadly plateauing in the last several years. As a result, many people have asked us, along the lines of, “How on earth did you do that?!” So here are our reflections on how we managed such a significant step change, although, spoiler alert, there is no magic; focus and hard work are at the heart of it.

From Plateau to PB: how we hit new levels in ...





Dynamic and static stretches
Stretching – what, how and why?! Stretching can sound like yet another thing we know we should probably do, but don’t! Even if you commit […]

Dynamic and Static Stretching


MarathonTalk Run Camp Austria 2017 AIM The aim of this run camp was to explore the location, test some running routes and the Villa, to […]

MarathonTalk Run Camp Austria 2017







Conker your goals: What squirrels can teach us about autumn training   AUTUMN TRAINING Seasonal scenery (& scampering squirrels) Autumn is a fantastic time of […]

Autumn Training Tips


Motivation’s a big deal.  It’s one of the things I’m asked about most.  It seems to come naturally to some people.  To others, I look […]

How to get motivated


How to make time to train
Most of us are time-poor.  Family, work, friends, home; it can be a challenge just fitting the basics in, let alone training.  We often wonder […]

How to make time to train



How to run marathon
Spring. A time of daffodils and lambs for most people. But for many runners, the blossom and the lighter mornings signal that Spring marathons are […]

4 Steps to Spring Marathon Prep


reasons to race, why race, run, tri, bike
Racing doesn’t mean you have to be a competitive person. You can race for many reasons. Racing is hard but the rewards are worth it. […]

5 Reasons to Race


Recovery after sport, recovery after workout, run recovery, race recovery
If you chat to other runners and cyclists, you probably talk about how hard or long your workouts were. Much less-talked about is recovery. Maybe […]

How to recover after a workout




How to run a PB or PR
Personal Best. Those magic words. Most of us love our PBs. Rightly so, we train hard for them. So what if you want your PB […]

How to push to a PB