COACHES CORNER

Here you’ll find some top tips and musings from our esteemed coaches, Ed and Gemma!

Autumn Training Goals

Weekly reminders about hi-viz and cross-country?! Summer is most definitely over! As runners, this period can easily be overlooked. Too soon to start training properly for a spring marathon? Too tired from an autumn marathon? Too muddy from cross-country? Too cold and...

Racing Reflections

Callum Hawkins had a brilliant run in the World Championship Marathon last night. If you didn’t stay up to watch it, it’s worth a catch up. He very nearly bagged a medal against a high-quality field of runners (mostly East African) who had PBs 5 minutes...

Running to Recover

So why should you do a recovery run and when you do, how? Intuition might suggest that the why is to ‘fix’ your legs after a hard run. But science now seems to debunk this as there is apparently no evidence that light exercise promotes any physiological response that...

Power Meters – How useful are they?

Wearable tech and the data it produces is constantly evolving and giving us all sorts of new data to help training and racing. A relatively new innovation is measuring running power. The big names like Garmin and Polar are now offering this option (with the right kit)...

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