“I feel the need for the speed”, so let’s hit those speedy intervals, or perhaps the cinema beckons… Yet is interval training for every runner and I guess the question is should you be doing them? If so how and where to start. So let’s take a look at what they are and the variations. Interval Training, or Repetition sessions are so often misunderstood and when purely executed they become ‘junk miles’ and in doing so rapidly increase the risk of injury or over training. Good examples of an Interval session would be to visit your local athletics track and … Continue reading
Carbon ‘Super’ Shoes. The latest and greatest in running technology. They are most definitely in demand. We see social media full of Elite Runners training and racing in them daily. Yet guidance on their use remains pretty scant and many do ask about getting the most from using carbon ‘super’ shoes. What Are Carbon Shoes? Carbon shoes are quite simply a shoe that has a carbon plate sandwiched into the mid-sole. It’s purpose is two fold. Firstly to provide stability in an increasing world of soft foams (cushioning). Secondly, and the real selling point, is that it helps to propel … Continue reading
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