At the Running Gym I have devised a method for improving performance and minimising injury risk that works. We see massive improvement in all our runners, most smashing their previous PB’s out of sight and our injury rates are much lower than the 70-80% per year quoted as the norm for runners. How… Continue reading Why runners of all standards are flying with the Running Gym Method
I bet loads of people raised their hands yes? OK, so you guys don’t need to read further – leave social media now and do something more useful. For everybody else, here’s the story: We are runners. We don’t like being inside. We don’t like lifting heavy weights. We don’t enjoy brutal painful gym workouts.… Continue reading Hands up if you don’t want to run faster more easily.
Here is a story that might prove helpful to all distance runners, but especially those tackling marathon and beyond. The story is real but I have changed the name to protect his identity. Tom was typical of many runners. He loved his gadgets and attached great value to the statistics they gave him. He… Continue reading How to avoid ‘hitting the wall’ in your next marathon
Yes it’s true! To run a faster marathon most runners need to learn to run more slowly not faster. There are literally hundreds of thousands of sub 4 hour marathon wannabees who fell short of their goals because they got to 18 or 20 miles then fell apart, walking or jogging the last… Continue reading Run a faster marathon by learning to run at a slower pace!
Scott’s Story. All his life Scott had been postponing that moment of supreme achievement. Now 55, he was a high achiever and most would say he had a successful career. He had a supportive wife and two great kids, now grown up, but still he felt strangely unfulfilled. Most of his peer group regarded… Continue reading Running further and faster with less effort – at any age. Scott’s Story.
Scott’s Story. All his life Scott had been postponing that moment of supreme achievement. Now 55, he was a high achiever and most would say he had a successful career. He had a supportive wife and two great kids, now grown up, but still he felt strangely unfulfilled. Most of his peer group regarded him… Continue reading Don’t waste your life being ordinary!
76 year olds outrunning 20 year olds! It’s true! I have a 76 year old client who regularly knocks out intervals at in excess of 12 km/hour pace on the treadmill just for fun. Lucky he doesn’t like to compete outside otherwise he’d be embarrassing a lot of twenty somethings with his pace and stamina!… Continue reading 76 year olds outrunning 20 year olds! Age is NOT a barrier unless you want it to be.