Athlete Insights

How I train: Nigel Martin and his 65:26 win at Wilmslow Half

Following on from his recent Fast Running interview we take a look at a sample fortnight in Nigel Martin’s training. As we discussed in the previous...

  • Simple advice to make that marathon taper run smoothly

    The marathon season is well and truly upon us now and soon everyone will be tweeting about the taper. Instead of...

  • 5 strength & conditioning essentials for runners

    Respected coach, author and lecturer Dr Richard Blagrove shares his top strength and conditioning tips for endurance athletes. Dr Richard Blagrove is...

  • What’s the point of your session?

    Every session needs to have a purpose, but does this purpose have to be VO2 Max or lactate threshold training? Can...

  • My favourite session: Elsey Davis

    Elsey Davis has made big strides away from the marathon this year and she shares her favourite training session.  After deciding...

  • My favourite session: Robbie Simpson

    What kind of training does a world class mountain runner and marathoner do? Robbie Simpson shares his favourite session. The 2:15...

  • My favourite session: Mike Christoforou

    The 2018 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 10k winner shares his favourite session for the distance. Mike Christoforou, who has a 10k personal...

  • My favourite session: Tom Craggs

    Endurance coach Tom Craggs shares his favourite session and some nuggets of wisdom. Everyone runner or coach has a favourite session...

  • Are you a training copycat?

    With the boom of platforms like Strava and runners sharing their own training, are a few blindly following other’s training and...

  • What are progression runs?

    Progression runs are a worthy addition to a runner’s training arsenal, especially if you’re building up to a pace or returning...

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