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How often should you train?
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More successful thanks to smart competition planning
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Do not underestimate your arms!
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Breaking new ground
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The Feeling can be Deceptive
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The long run – 5 different ways to maximise your training.
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Improve Your Performance
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Race nutrition: What to eat during your event
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Benefit from an Intensive Week of Training
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Rest and Recovery is also Training

How often should you train?

You should coordinate your training frequency with your previous training volume, your running goals, your ambitions, and, of course, with the rest of your life. Always remember that training and recovery go together and need to be in a healthy relationship. Moreover, be advised to gently increase the training frequency if you want to remain[…]

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Do not underestimate your arms!

Increased runs, barefoot running, weight exercises, running technique, stretching – the ‘running to-do list’ gets longer and longer. Before you talk to your boss about a reduction in your workload, or you start having problems with your life partner, I want to provide clarity. running.COACH’s tips will; motivate you to give your running workout a[…]

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Breaking new ground

It’s not too often that we deviate from our usual routine and venture down new paths. We runners tend to be creatures of habit. We tend to run the same routes, follow the same training plan at the same time of day on particular days year after year. The only thing that changes is that[…]

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The Feeling can be Deceptive

The vast majority of those who compete in a running event are trying to improve upon their personal best. This is true whether the race is a local 5k or a major marathon, has 0 or 5000 feet of altitude change, or the runner is 20 or 50 years old. The drive for faster, higher,[…]

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Improve Your Performance

How to become faster as quickly as possible? This question arises frequently when you’re new to running in competitions. Thoughts like: ’My girlfriend was faster’, ‘I didn’t reach my time goal’, ‘I finished out of the top 100 in my age group’make you want to run faster. On the way to improving your performance, there[…]

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Race nutrition: What to eat during your event

Race nutrition becomes important for endurance events lasting longer than 1 hour. Energy supply is important before your glycogen storage get depleted, which is also known as “hitting the wall”. Intensity and duration of the event dictate what you should eat or drink. Liquid race nutrition is preferred for short or intense races. A 1[…]

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Rest and Recovery is also Training

The training year has already progressed quite far. Major competitions were completed or are imminent in the upcoming weeks. As training intensifies and competitions become more frequent, the total strain on the body increases. Therefore, recovery from a workout or race is an important factor in your training. When planning your training, don’t just discuss[…]

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