What we have been asked about this week/Training specific suggestions
VO2 max for runners – what is it and is it worth noting in training? – READ HERE
Common injuries that can be prevented if you know how
Next in the muscle group series is the Hamstrings, the muscles at the back of your thigh. The group consists of three muscles, all of which are unfortunately more prone to injury, but some simple strength exercises, and keeping moving rather than sitting at a desk all day, can really help. Here’s a bit more information about them. – READ HERE
Nutritional tips or yummy recipes
Who doesn’t love fajitas so why not give this version a go? The recipe also comes with recipes for homemade guacamole and salsa, utterly delicious and really simple! – READ HERE
Most interesting blog/article we’ve read in the past week
Plank – anyone fancy taking on the challenge?!?! – READ HERE
RunThrough 6 Month Season Pass – plenty more races to enjoy in the second half of the year, why not get involved!
RAF100 Parade and Fly Past – to commemorate 100 years of the RAF. A number of you are doing various sponsored runs for the RAF100 Appeal, so why not show your support here too?
Athletics World Cup – 14th-15th July @ The London Stadium, Hackney Wick. More info here.
Ride London – 28th & 29th July. Enjoy the ride if you’re taking part, and go to support if you’re not. Details here.
And don’t forget to head down to Clapham Common tonight for our intervals (7pm start). If you’re running late drop Clare a text on 07974777553 and let us know, and you can meet us at the bandstand. (Address: Outside the the Windmill Pub. Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 9DE).