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‘Running For Beginners’

Running In Your Thirties

running in your thirties

When I took up running in my mid thirties, my mom summarised it as a start to a midlife crisis. I totally disagreed and disagree to this day. No way can running be associated with any crisis. Is it a lifestyle change? Yes. Does it have positive impacts on wellbeing? Yes. Once again to make… Read More

Easy, Light, Smooth and Fast

easy, light, smooth and fast

During today’s run I remembered the wise words of Caballo Blanco (as quoted in Christopher McDougall’s ‘Born To Run’). Easy, Light, Smooth and Fast. How does this relate to running? Well, first comes EASY – you need to focus on making running easy. If it is not easy, you are most likely doing something wrong.… Read More

Marathon Recovery

paris marathon

Marathon Recovery! Marathon training – you can say I disregard the common practice. If you’ve read any of my posts, you will clearly see that I do not follow the norms. Running to me has been a pleasurable activity from the start and I failed to conform to the accepted standards. I have never followed… Read More

90 Minute Half Marathon

90 minute half marathon

90 Minute Half Marathon! Do you want to run a 90 minute half marathon? I’m sure many of you would love to beat this magic number yet feel it is out of your reach. When I started running, I did not even know what was considered to be a good time for a half marathon.… Read More

Running – Interview for MagazynLokalny

running

Running Inverview! Not long ago, I have been interviewed by a local community magazine, who wanted to find out what prompted me to run. As the interview was published in Polish, here is the full text translated into English. The interview originally featured in the July edition of Magazyn Lokalny (www.magazynlokalny.co.uk) A few days ago… Read More

Rotate Running Shoes For Women

running shoes for women

Rotating Running Shoes For Women! Actually, this article is not only with women in mind. Rotating running shoes for women and men alike plays a vital role. When I started out running, I managed to run in my first pair of running shoes for over a year. It was only until I had my first… Read More

How To Get More Energy

more energy from running

How To Get More Energy! “How to get more energy,” this was my initial thought. A thought that was born at an Anthony Robbins event. Why? Because after 5 hours of climbing an emotional high, I realised that I was physically drained. What’s worse, even though these 5 hours were semi active, you could hardly… Read More

How To Start To Run – Step 2 – The Habit

How To Start To Run

How To Start To Run! My mentor, Anthony Robbins, hits it right on the spot. Do something for 90 days and it becomes a habit. Well, do you want to know how to start to run? We have established earlier that first, it is crucial to make a decision to start to run. Now, make… Read More

How To Start To Run – Step 1 – The Decision

how to start to run

How To Start To Run! Are you looking to make running a habit? I will not go into here about the benefits of running on your health, physical fitness and self esteem. All I want to establish is whether you are willing to commit to running? It will take some dedication and patience at the… Read More

Best Shoes For Running a Thousand Miles

1000 miles

Best Shoes For Running! Have you run a thousand miles? Scratch that! Have you run a thousand miles in the same pair of shoes? Thought not! Modern day sales techniques are geared at return buyers. To get return sales, public is led to believe that running shoes need to be replaced after every 300 –… Read More

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