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‘Running Technique’

Lazy Runner

lazy runner

Lazy Runner! The scene was set. A beautiful May morning and I was ready to go out and run against the world. That’s right, my third Wings For Life World Run was going to be great. Each year I made an improvement, and this year was going to be even better. A new course –… Read More

Marathon Recovery

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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

50 Days To Run Fast

world run

50 Days To Run Fast! For those who know me, I don’t run to set records (personal ones that is). I often tell other runners to slow down – not in races, but in training. Hence, I practice what I preach. Yet, there is one race in the calendar, which is totally different. It is… Read More

Running Tips Beginners

Running tips beginners

Running Tips Beginners! Two years ago, I was a beginner runner. Having covered over 2500 miles (4000km), running half a dozen races and the distance greater than half a marathon on more than 10 occasions (including a marathon) during this time, I’ve learned lots of new things about running. Some tips I discovered right at… Read More

Evolution Running – Proper Running Technique For Beginners

Proper running technique beginners

Proper Running Technique – Beginners And Avid Runners! Can you prevent running injuries? A popular question asked by millions of runners around the world. Taking into account that 80% of runners get injured every year, this question resurfaces very often in running circles. The answer is yes. It’s not a 100% guarantee, but running injuries… Read More

Lessons Learned From Top Ultramarathoner

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Long Distance Running Tips When I got a chance to run with one of the world’s top ultra marathon runners I knew I was in for something special. Not only has Piotr Kuryło run in over 50 marathons, he took part in numerous ultra marathons, including a second place finish in the Spartathlon. However, his… Read More

Injinji Toe Socks – Review

Men toe socks

Now, this is a strange product to review – socks. Well, not just any socks, men toe socks to be more precise. What made me buy toe socks, or five finger socks as I like to call them (a little hail to the Vibram 5 fingers here)? Well, ever since I changed my running style… Read More

Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

Barefoot running has become very popular in recent years. Much thanks to Christopher McDougall and his book “Born To Run“. Many consider this to be very extreme. As much as I like experimenting with new ideas, and the benefits of this theory, I do not see myself running barefoot on the streets. Specialist shoes have… Read More

100 Up Running Exercise

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100 Up Running Exercise! There are many causes of running injuries. Naming them would be endless. The key is finding ways of avoiding them. 100 up running exercise is a simple and effective method. It helps to prevent running injury. Origins W.G. George, an amateur turned pro British runner, who set numerous world records in… Read More

Train Hard Recover Effortlessly

Recover effortlessly

Better yet, train wise. Hard training is good, as long as it is done properly. No use killing oneself, performing exercises that are done incorrectly and bring no results. Hard, improper training only brings poor results and injury. Training hard and wise brings the results and keeps injury free. What is more important, and sadly… Read More

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