Can spinning make you a better runner?

Can spinning make you a better runner?

SPINNING is a high-energy, high intensity indoor cycling workout that is great for fitness, not to mention being fantastic fun. But can it make you a better runner? There’s no escaping the fact that to be a better runner, you…

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Illness strikes

Illness strikes

JUST when I was starting to feel fitter and finally make some progress with my running, I’m out. On Thursday I ended up in hospital, hooked up to a nebuliser, struggling to breathe. My day had started well. I did…

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How and why you should warm up before a run

How and why you should warm up …

WARMING up and cooling down are essential parts of training. While a good warm up gets your mind and body ready for exercise, the cool down will help with the recovery process. Together they’ll help you to get the most…

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How I’m getting back running after a break

How I’m getting back running after …

Getting back running after a break can be a challenge. After 18 months away from running I’m finding it hard to get back to my previous fitness level. But I have made a start. And there has been some progress.…

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Seven strength exercises to improve your running

Seven strength exercises to improve your running

Strength training improves running performance and helps prevent injury. But what exercises should you focus on? And how often should you do them? This guide to strength training for runners explains more. Why is strength training important? When it comes…

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