Author: Matt

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Signs Of Overtraining

One of the hardest things about following a training plan is often not the training itself, but it is acknowledging the signs of overtraining and knowing when you need to take a step-back and...

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On Running Shoe Jargon

Knowing that it was getting close to the point where I would soon need to be replacing the latest faithful pair of running shoes, I anticipated I would do my usual trick of browsing the...

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On a Runners Routine

I’m not one for routine, but, I try and leave the house at precisely 07:00am every day to begin my journey to work. I don’t like to leave late but when unforeseen events conspire...

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Cross Training For Runners

A large proportion of running injuries originate from the same basic source. Doing too much, too soon. For beginners this could be caused by too sudden an increase in mileage, or for the more experienced...

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The Benefits of Off-Road Running

There are a whole range of benefits to be had by introducing a bit of off-road running into your training plan. Off-road running is generally tougher than running on tarmac and while this, and...

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Running Tips for Beginners

Don’t run tomorrow, run today I personally would never look at a training plan that started with Day 1 = Rest and it always amazes me the number of training plans I see that do...

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On Running in Rome

Just back from a three-week stint working away (Rome) and was so nice to be out running my usual route today (Berkshire, England), even if the weather was slightly soggy in comparison. Managed to...