Neat and predictable weekly mileage is often talked about with great importance. But as the reality of training goes, weekly mileage on its own may paint an incomplete picture of an athlete’s overall training status. Consider the example we have above. After returning to running in May 2020, the respective… Read More »WEEKLY MILEAGE GRAPHS?
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… Read More »THE “SNOWBALL EFFECT”
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… Read More »BEING PRACTICAL ABOUT TRAINING
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… Read More »How should my easy run pace change as my fitness improves?
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… Read More »PROCESS GOALS VS OUTCOME GOALS