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About Julian Lings

Powerman Duathlete, loves to train & race hard, competing on the World stage. Sheffield & Peak District are home, Team Accelerate Athlete. Accelerate

Cortina Skyrace 2017

I’ve always loved the way that racing challenges you to get out of your comfort zone. Whether that be due to the physical demands or strains on mental resolve. I got a full throttle reminder of this at the recent … Continue reading

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Coping with injury

I count myself as being enormously fortunate not to have had to deal with a major injury since I began competing 8 years ago. Probably the most serious was a medial ligament strain after doing burpees with poor technique in … Continue reading

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The conditions: a mental or physical challenge?

February 2005 – my first ever race. Lining up for the start of the St Valentine 30k, I could never have imagined the incredible range of races I would go on to do in the next 10 years. From Dorset … Continue reading

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The beauty of sport

For any athlete, achieving the goals you set yourself at the beginning of a season is wonderful. The feeling of fulfilment and satisfaction that all the hard work really did pay off. Earning the right to gorge on wonderful food … Continue reading

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Scott Trail Rocket 2.0: Put to the test in the Pyrenees

There is nothing like a change of scenery to help re-invigorate your training. Last week I upped sticks from Dublin and headed to the Pyrenees for some big mountain training. With the sun shining and the temperature in the mid … Continue reading

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