Runner recovery – another view on recovery strategies for runners

As I complete my first post ultramarathon recovery run I again think recovery strategies. As important as training strategies. I’m an advocate of active recovery and getting backlog to running in a small and controlled fashion quickly after an event. The article link below explores the thoughts of a professional runner and their strategies forContinue reading “Runner recovery – another view on recovery strategies for runners”

The things nobody tells you before you run an ultra!

If you’ve never run one bit are thinking about it the. Here are some of the million and one things you can find online about ultra running!! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/10-things-no-one-tells-run-ultra-marathon/

Ultra-running with the brain.

I like this article I read about training for an ultra. Not surprisingly training is physical. As well as that there is the training to handle pain which is inevitable at some point at an ultra endurance race like 100miles. The third aspect covered in most detail is mental management. Not surprisingly over such longContinue reading “Ultra-running with the brain.”

How to run a marathon – free marathon training plans for every kind of runner

It’s the time of year already that people start signing up for fort marathons spring next year. Inevitably many are worried about how much training to do and what type. As well as worrying about missing training runs etc. This is a fantastic free set of training plans well worth a look – even ifContinue reading “How to run a marathon – free marathon training plans for every kind of runner”