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THE “SNOWBALL EFFECT”

Momentum is a big aspect of training success; good workouts often build the confidence for other good workouts, and we regularly find that when we’re able to sustain this sort of momentum for an extended period of time, we see a big improvement in our fitness. The key is to
Training can sometimes come down to a trade-off between being practical and training in an ‘ideal’ manner. We may envision ourselves having perfect training weeks, nailing every session, always getting 9 hours of sleep for recovery and so on – but the reality is that the vast majority of you
First and foremost; we like to classify ‘easy runs’ as something that is prescribed as a level of effort, rather than a specific pace. When dealing with clients, we would give them a ballpark pace range to target but allow them a lot of flexibility within this – as the
When looking at goal setting for our athletes; the two most important types of goals to consider are outcome goals and process goals. Outcome goals are probably the more well-known type of goal among athletes; these are the sorts of goals that look at the ‘end point’ such as a
Train slow race slow

Training Slow, Race Slow?

There is a common saying in the running world: ‘if you train slow, you’ll race slow’. However, this saying paints an incomplete picture about the dynamics and polarization of training. A more accurate saying might be ‘if you never run fast, you’ll race slow’. We explain briefly below. When approaching

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