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Over-striding is a common technical flaw I see in runners and is often associated with various injuries particularly at the hip and knee. However, over-striding can also be detrimental to your speed. Here are 3 ways in which it can slow you down as well as some advice on how to rectify the issue.
Towards the end of a marathon programme, you may feel exhausted and wonder how you'll get through 26 miles. It's important to remember there are several things you'll have on race day that you don't have right now. Here are 6 reasons why you should feel confident and positive about the marathon.
Whatever distance event you're training for, it's absolutely essential that you include de-load segments in your programme. Typically a week, they encourage both mental and physical recovery before the next block of training. Here are 4 things to do to ensure you make the most of this time out.
A common concern people have about weight training is that they'll increase their body mass. Whilst sets, reps, load etc effects your body composition, there's one thing that's absolutely vital to ensuring you don't put on unwanted weight whilst weight training, and it has nothing to do with exercise.
After a recommendation from a client who's been wearing Iffley Road apparel for years, I took his advice and ordered 2 of their classic garments. Here's how I've got on with them.
The hamstrings are relatively big muscles and as runners we want to utilise them to their full potential. Here's a running technique tip to ensure you increase your hamstring activation and avoid overusing the hip flexors. This will encourage speed and help to prevent fatigue in the front of your hips.