Something we often get asked is “What is the value of coaching?” Probably the biggest misconception about coaching is that coaching is just about creating a training plan. Of course, this is a big aspect of it and is certainly a key role of a coach. But a coach (or… Read More »WHAT IS COACHING
The goal of the warm-up in running is simple, it is there to prepare the body for more intense running which lies ahead, without introducing fatigue to your body.
A good warm-up will do a couple of things to our physiology:
Looking to push your performance up a notch? Here are 5 general training tips that can help: ➡️ POLARIZED TRAININGEnsure that your training is well balanced between harder runs and easy runs, and avoid getting stuck in the ‘moderate’ zone too often. A hard effort doesn’t always need to be… Read More »5 SIMPLE TRAINING TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR RUNNING
Heart rate is typically used to measure the intensity of training, with runs often being prescribed as sticking to a particular heart rate zone to gauge one’s effort. However, in order to get the most out of it, you need to know the factors that might influence the readings so… Read More »THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN USING HEART RATE:
What is Lactic Acid? Lactic acid, more correctly termed lactate, is a product from burning glucose anaerobically (without the direct use of oxygen) for energy. Contrary to popular belief, our bodies are always breaking down glucose anaerobically to some degree, and thus producing lactate. Even as you read this, you’re… Read More »HOW IS LACTIC ACID (LACTATE) RELEVANT TO TRAINING?