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Run Slower

RunSlow

Why Am I Running Slower 18 months into my running career and I am still learning. In my first six months I did everything by the book. The pace, the heart rate, the awareness. And then, as I got more confident, new challenges started to pop up. Why run slower, when I can run faster.… Read More

Train Half Marathon – 8 Weeks

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8 Week Half Marathon Plan! The countdown has begun. How will you train for half marathon in 8 weeks? To start with, let me ask you a question – have you been running before? With 8 weeks to go, I would expect you to have been hitting the road or treadmill regularly by now. If… Read More

Review – Nike Dart 10 Running Shoes

Nike Dart 10

Nike Dart 10 (Men) This being my second pair of Nike running shoes, I thought I’d give them a review. Over 100 miles is a good indication of how a shoe feels and performs both on treadmill and road conditions. I have been running in Nike Dart 9 before (as you can see in the… Read More

World Run – Run With No Finish Line In Sight

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No Finish Line Running May 4th 2014 – the day the Wings For Life World Run will be hosted. The most exciting bit about the race – there is a starting line, but NO finish line – running till a car catches you. I came across the news of this race a couple months back… Read More

I Love Running But Extra Exercise Is Needed

Bmi

Running Is Amazing Here we go, a short summary of where I am at. I started running regularly in November 2012. For six months I did nothing but run. I went from zero to half marathon in 4 months and averaged about 12-15 miles per week. Result: I lost about 10 lbs (5kg) and an… Read More

Is a Cold Keeping You From Running?

Feeling Under the Weather? Monday afternoon I came down with a cold. Blocked sinuses, sore throat, cough, the whole package. All this coincided with my knee injury. Not good. All things seem to fall apart at the same time. And I bet the cold would not have arrived had I been doing my running regularly… Read More

Prepare for Half Marathon – Step By Step

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Prepare for Half Marathon! During the first month of my newly found passion, I began toying with the idea of running some sort of a competitive distance event. Interestingly, I did not even consider shorter events. I wanted to prepare for half marathon. It was the first thing that sprung to mind. Maybe I considered… Read More

Start Preparing Now For Spring Running Events

Run in autumn

New Year Is Just Around the Corner Running is a year round activity, yet the bigger organised running events tend to appear in the Spring and Autumn. Have you already signed up for an event in the Spring? If you have, time is ticking away. Winter is almost here and the weather is not on… Read More

Slow Burn by Stu Mittleman – Book Review

“Slow Burn: Burn Fat Faster by Exercising Slower” When looking to learn programming, what do you do? Read a book! When studying a new language, what do you do? Read a book! When going on a diet, looking to build muscle, learn accounting and thousands other activities, we either pick up a book or look… Read More

Running In the Cold – What To Wear?

Autumn

How Cold Is It? Generally, I am a person who loves warm, dry weather. Not scorching, not humid but a comfortable warm. That applies to general activities. For running on the other hand, nice crisp morning cool and dry weather is just right. Add in nice sunshine in the distance and I could not ask… Read More

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