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Running Into Overtraining

RUNNING & OVERTRAINING   Do you think that you always have to feel exhausted after every training session? Do you think that you have to increase your amount of training every week? Do you think that you need to train more to achieve…
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DO HARD THINGS – EVEN RUNNING

CHOOSE DISCOMFORT & RUNNING BECOMES EASIER   Very few people who i've met enjoy being in pain, or doing things which are physically, mentally, or emotionally hard. (Ok, we know running is hard, but i’m sure you know what I mean…) So…
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Running Fitness and Building Brick Walls

BE PATIENT WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR RUNNING FITNESS   We all have those days where we feel amazing post run. AND We all have those runs where we struggle to simply get out the front door. What about those weeks where every session just…
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Hiding My Eating Disorder

ANYONE CAN HIDE AN EATING DISORDER   Unless you’ve read my autobiography Chasing Extreme, or have followed me closely for a while, you may not know that for over three years (between 2013-2016) I struggled with an eating disorder. This…
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The Best Running Diet

BEST DIET FOR RUNNING  I'll be blunt, there isn't one! If you want to know what the best diet is for YOUR running, it's about finding what works for YOU! You can create the best running diet for you. There is so much 'BroScience'…
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IS RUNNING WITH MUSIC HELPFUL?

SHOULD YOU BE RUNNING WITH OR WITHOUT MUSIC?   It's a question which has been debated many times before, during, and after a run no doubt; here's my 'two cents’ when it comes to running with music… There are several studies which…
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Ultra Running & Ultra Walking

ULTRA-RUNNING DOES INVOLVE WALKING   “I could never do an Ultramarathon?” This is something I’ve heard too many times when discussing ultra running with runners. The perception that these all day, all night, or even week long…
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Running Is Hard

RUNNING THROUGH THE DARK RUNS   Don't get me wrong, running is fun, enjoyable, and rewarding; at times though, it is really hard! When it is hard, these are the Dark Runs WE ALL have at some point of our running training. The…
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Running Nutrition

RUNNING NUTRITION & HYDRATION PLAN   One thing I see WAY too often is ultra-runners taking on races without a running nutrition or hydration plan. Some get away with it, until they don't. When it goes bad, it can be really bad.…
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Winter Training: Top Tips to Find Your Focus

What do you focus on during training sessions? Focusing on the things you can control is the key to keeping your focus on the goals you’re aiming for. Other people or even the weather (which we will discuss later) cannot control your attitude;…