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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 marathoner recently finished third at...

  • 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...

  • Tempo runs: what you need to know

    Tempo runs should be an essential part of training for any endurance runner, from 1500m to marathon and beyond. So what are...

  • 400s for speed and endurance

    You may assume that 400m repeats, 400s or ‘quarters’ as they are known in the US, are only for runners of...

  • Strength & Conditioning with Laura Weightman

      Two-time Olympic finalist and European 1500m bronze medalist Laura Weightman explains why a runner should include strength and conditioning in...

  • 5 running drills you should be doing

    On the surface running is a pretty simple activity…put one foot in front of the other and just run. What could...

  • What are the benefits of strides?

    Strides are a great addition to a runner’s training and help with form, biomechanics, recovery and speed. They are also perfect for...

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