How did you feel during this run? I came out of the blocks quite hot. After purchasing Jason Fitzgerald’s book about running, I decided to add a few elements to my warmup routine, including lunges, body weight squats and one or two extra movements that I don’t normally do before a treadmill session. Why … Read more19 November – Treadmill Training Session
How did you feel during this run? Pretty good actually. I’ve been feeling pretty motivated since starting 5krunning.com, and I know that my daily commitment to calf raises (with plenty of rest days) is going to help me start building my cardiovascular fitness. This is the fastest outdoor run I have done since early October, … Read more17 November – Outdoor Running Session
We all know that running consistently opens up a world of benefits, regardless of what time you choose to cover your miles. But does the time that you run actually make a difference? The answer is a resounding YES! In this post, we are going to unpack some of the major benefits of running in … Read more5 Amazing Benefits of Running In The Morning
How did you feel during this run? It was surprisingly tough. Every time I up my pace significantly, I tend to struggle for most of the run. I didn’t quite make it to the 5k mark, so settled with a cheeky 4km run. Also, this was technically the fastest treadmill run I’ve completed in the … Read more16 November – Treadmill Training Session
Where did you train? Virgin Active. How hard was this run? On a scale of 1-10, I would put it around 6.5 out of 10. I got a mini-stitch from the 1.5k mark. It only dropped in intensity during the last kilometer. Did the treadmill speed match the Garmin Forerunner 35 speed (indoor running mode)? … Read more14 November – Treadmill Training Session
I know a thing or two about calf strains. Over a 2 year period stretching from September 2016 to November 2018, I experienced no less than 7 separate calf strains. It started in my right calf, and then as soon as my right calf healed, my left calf caved in. This pattern would repeat itself … Read moreHow To Recover From A Calf Strain
How did I feel during this run? I was a bit tired after a poor night’s sleep, but that didn’t affect my run all that much. What was I thinking about during this run? I was actually thinking about the calf strain article that I am busy putting together. How hard was I pushing? Not … Read more12 November – Treadmill Training Session
We know that running is one of the most effective ways to burn calories. But how many calories do you burn after running 1 mile? Experienced runners will tell you that most people burn about 100 calories per mile. It’s a nice round number that’s easy to remember and holds true for most body … Read moreHow many calories do you burn running a mile?