What we have been asked about this week/Training specific suggestions
In the 3 weeks prior to your marathon/half-marathon everyone says you should taper, but what exactly does that look like? Here are some guidelines to follow that suggest speed work should be reduced to minimise unnecessary muscle damage in the lead up to the event – READ HERE
Common injuries that can be prevented if you know how
Mobility is a combination of flexibility and strength, so those token stretches you do after a run might not be quite cutting the mustard. On our blog this week Eilidh Brown shows us some basic mobility drills that can really help runners – READ HERE
Nutritional tips or yummy recipes
Ginger ale, ginger beer, ginger tea – it comes in all shapes and sizes and apparently it’s really quite good for you too – READ HERE
Most interesting blog/article we’ve read in the past week
Admittedly this article is specifically referring to rowing but it can equally apply to running – Exercising to Music can significantly boost performance – READ HERE
80s Aerobics Classes – for an alternative form of exercise why not join in these free classes in Hyde Park. Thurs 14th Sept @ 6.30pm – book your place HERE.
RunThrough Lee Valley VeloPark races – Sat 30th Sept @ 9am. Book you chosen distance HERE.
Brixton 10k – Sun 15th Oct @ 9.30am. Sign up HERE.