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Injuries can make you a better runner

Running per se has often unfairly got the blame for many injuries. Yes, the injury might have occurred while running, but lets get real, there are not too many injuries you can suffer while sitting on the couch. Continue reading

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Hill Running Form

Hill training is known as being very good for developing good running form and efficiency, however I have seen many runners training hills with inefficient form. We know the saying, Practice makes permanent, so while hill running does encourage good … Continue reading

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Run, Recover, Repeat…

Most runners do not take long before they are addicted to the infamous “Runners High” and quickly fall into a steady pattern of run, repeat, run, repeat…¬† Sounds pretty good, commendable in fact. Is there a problem? Speak to any … Continue reading

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Personal Best 101: Tips to your fastest 5k #4 – Move Free

If you are working really hard to run faster, but feel like you are riding a bicycle with stuck¬† brakes, then it could mean that your body needs a little “unsticking” to be able to move freely. Scientifically known as … Continue reading

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Comrades Marathon season is here – Coach Kathleen’s key tips for the “Big C”

With the Big C, a.k.a Comrades Marathon, only two weeks away – here are a few tips to keep you focused and prevent those simple errors that seem small at the time, but can turn devastating on race day. 1. … Continue reading

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Hack Your Long Run

One of the stock standard sessions that you will find on every distance running training programme, whether it be for 5 hour marathoners or Kenyans, is the weekend long run. More commonly known as LSD (“Long Slow Distance” for those … Continue reading

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