Category Archives: Training

Up and Running Again


I’ve not blogged for a while, and the reason for that is simply that I haven’t run much for the last two years. Since my shin splints back in spring 2011, I tore my left achilles the following year, an injury … Continue reading

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Patience


When people think of distance running, they think of many things – energy, adrenaline, pain is probably top of the list. I would say that the single most important thing in distance running is patience. It’s easy to think that … Continue reading

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The Magic Triangle


The Magic Triangle: Training, Nutrition and Rest These are the three core elements that must be kept in balance in order to develop in running (or any other physical ability). In simple terms, the more you run, the more you … Continue reading

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Are you built to be a runner?


“I’m just not built for running” this is something that I often hear from people as an excuse for why they don’t/can’t run (often after expressing a desire to run, or admiration for runners). I disagree with them almost every … Continue reading

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Running in Paris


Paris is a famously beautiful city, and the third most visited in the world. It’s known for it’s neat stone Hausmann buildings and great monuments such as the Tour Eiffel, Notre Dame and Arc de Triomphe. But what is Paris … Continue reading

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Running to be happy – or just happy to be running?


June mileage: 4 I’ve not been posting much recently, things have been a bit hectic in my life – I’ve hardly had time to run, let alone blog about it! Until today, I hadn’t run for over a week. To … Continue reading

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Starting from scratch – tips for beginners


May Mileage: 2 (it’s not much, but it’s a start!) Injury Update I went for my first run in two months last Saturday. Earlier that week I’d been out and done a few strides to see how my shins would … Continue reading

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