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5 non-running ways to get a marathon PB

5 tips to get a marathon PB

Yes you do still need to run to train for a marathon.  But what you do outside of running, and how you fit it in and think about it, can all add up to help you get that marathon PB (or PR for US runners!) Here are 5 ways to help you, including, including my[…]

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Motivation and Inspiration: the chicken/ egg Venn diagram

Most of us want to be motivated, and most of us love to be inspired. But are they different, and do we need them both to get out and run? Do you feel any different when you say you’re motivated, to when you say you’re inspired? Or do you use them as two words for[…]

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Three Tough Truths About Running

Running is easy right? One foot in front of another.  Get fitter.  Build up the distance.  While out running, you see a poster of women smiling and laughing, advertising a running event, and decide to enter a 5k.  Run the 5k.  Awesome.  Time for the first tough truth – you’re now a runner! We all[…]

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CPR for your training

Want to improve your training, get faster and avoid injury? Give yourself some CPR! Consistency So you’re running or cycling regularly.  Good job (as they say in the US)!  You’re on the way to cracking a key secret of sporting success: consistency in training. Once you’ve got your training routine locked in, it becomes easier. […]

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How to learn from training mistakes – without making any

Positive progress So we’ve “Got Honest & Got On It” to set our goals.  Go us!  We decided what we really wanted to achieve [insert your personal goal that you’re really motivated by, here].  Lots of us are training for a Spring Marathon or cycling sportive.  We’re excited and giving it a go.   Annoyingly it’s[…]