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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Brutally tough racing….down south?!

Posted on by Team Accelerate

As a proud Sheffield boy who cut his teeth running and riding up in the hills of the peak district, I am always a little sceptical of any race that labels itself as extreme, especially when it’s down on the South coast! With the confidence of many years flogging up the hills of Castleton, Monsel Head etc., I recently rocked up to the Dorset leg of the Coastal Trail Series (CTS) – a 16mile trot by the seaside, so I thought. One of the funny things I have always found about racing is the chat you hear around the start … Continue reading

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Snakes and Ladders.

Posted on by Guest Blogger

  Seen this before? Well, it’s my favourite analogy for successful running, a golden rule if you will.  Here then is an explanation.  Might help…. Your body is just an organism.  It responds to demand.  Do too little, too infrequently and in the meantime it falls under the impression that there’s no need to maintain the level of fitness necessary.  Too much or too often and you’ll force fatigue if not serious injury. Doing just enough to come outside of your comfort zone is what it’s all about.  Gradually gaining fitness and stamina in a way your body thinks is … Continue reading

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