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    Training in the winter months; how to stay motivated
    22 Oct 2019
    We all know that feeling - the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting longer and it’s time to dig out those leggings or jogging bottoms from the back of the wardrobe! Winter is here and staying motivated to train starts to become an issue. But fear not! Here’s some advice on how to make the most of your winter training so...
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    4 ways to make the most of the pool this winter
    09 Oct 2019
    Winter is coming. That bite in the air is here and outdoor training might be feeling more like a punishment than the stress-relieving and rewarding effort it used to be. There are lots of different types of indoor training you can do to get away from the cold and dark days, but Speedo recommends you go swimming. Why? Because we love swimming (...
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    Five ways that training indoors will make you a better runner
    23 Sep 2019
    There are many ways to train indoors to complement your running programme. Using the gym can really accelerate the triple challenge of form, fitness and strength on the run. Below are some of the ways you can get the best out of your indoor training. 1. Cross-training To be the most efficient runner you don’t necessarily need to be running...
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    The power of having a training partner
    16 Sep 2019
    If you're gearing up to a big running event like a marathon, half marathon or 10K, finding a training partner can keep you both on the straight and narrow and make training more fun. Asics Frontrunner Curtis Broadhead explains more. Sure, every now and again you can just head out on your planned training session and be satisfied that by the...
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    5 ways to conquer your first half marathon
    13 Aug 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Ready to take on your first half marathon? The challenge of 13.1 miles (or 21.1km if you’re looking for an even more impressive number) is something that very few people will ever complete. The half-marathon distance is a significant step up from 10km, but it’s achievable even for those of us who need to fit training in with a busy...
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    Win the whole X-Functional Training Range from Reflex
    27 Mar 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Cross-functional training challenges us on so many levels. Activities like HIIT training, circuit training, boxing, plyometrics and CrossFit put pressure on the cardiovascular and muscular system in terms of both power and endurance. It can be a mental as well as a physical battle at times, but it's always worth...
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    8 ways to make sure your next marathon is a success
    26 Mar 2019
    You've done the hard miles and you're into the tapering period of your training. All you can do now is rest and finalise your preparations so the big day can go off without a hitch. We asked Asics Frontrunner Holly Rush to tell us the essential things you should be doing in the two weeks before your marathon. So it’s nearly upon us...
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    Win a place at adidas City Run Fulham 10K
    08 Feb 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you're a beginner or a lifelong runner, running a 10K is a great challenge. It's an achievable next step up from 5K and for more experienced runners it's a good distance to benchmark your fitness. The adidas City Runs series is a unique opportunity to run on closed roads through the capital. The first in the series of four...
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    12 weeks to a faster 10K with Adidas' expert training plans
    15 Jan 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Running a 10K or thinking of getting started? Adidas has produced a series of bespoke training plans, ranging from beginner to expert, to help you break that 10K barrier in just 12 weeks.
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    Boost your protein intake to tackle that marathon
    06 Nov 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Emma Barraclough, the Product Development Manager at For Goodness Shakes , explains how having a well-planned approach to your nutrition will help to give you the confidence that you can tackle the marathon. The pre-Christmas period is a great time to steadily build a base for marathon training whilst the weather is still reasonably good, and the...

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