Improving Performance: The Fartlek Session

Once the routine has been established and you’ve spent sufficient time working on your base level fitness you can start thinking about how to improve your performance by getting the most from your available time. It’s still advisable to keep most of your training at...

Staying Injury Free & Safe

 Running places a lot more stress on the lower limbs than they may be used to and that in turn can lead to running related injuries but in most cases these injuries can be avoided.  In the beginning your fitness level will improve quite quickly as it doesn’t take...

Why gathering momentum slowly is crucial to staying the course

A lot of beginner runners give up in the early stages of a new training plan and it's partly because they try too hard and that takes away the enjoyment. Momentum must be built slowly and gradually and if it feels too hard then the chances are it is too hard and the...

Establishing a Routine

A one size fits all plan might not suit everyone but with a little tweaking you should be able to tailor the plan to suit yourself by simply swapping training days with rest days but do try follow a pattern to prevent bunching all your training days together followed...


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