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Training: Uphill-Downhill Running

Training: Uphill-Downhill Running

If the mountain won’t come to the runner, the runner must go to the mountain. Running uphill are a good way to way to increase your stamina and running performance. Running hills is an acquired skill, and a little practice can give any runner the confidence to overcome a hill phobia and make peace with … Continue reading

5 Ways To Add Some Spice To Your Running Routine

5 Ways To Add Some Spice To Your Running Routine

1) Long Runs Gradual increase by having Long runs extend the distance your body can comfortably run. By spending a longer amount of time on your feet, your body becomes more comfortable running longer distances. 2)Fartlek Fartlek literally means “speed play” in Swedish and I’ve made them a weekly staple. Instead of running the track, … Continue reading

Threshold Training

Threshold Training

Discovering your threshold is important as so that you could work on them and improve on it for the next run. Your heart rate should be set about 5% below your known threshold. Threshold reps can be anything from 5 mins up to a sustained run of 25mins – recommended distance for beginner to intermiate … Continue reading

Training: Long Slow Distance (LSD) Run

Training: Long Slow Distance (LSD) Run

What is it? Long slow distance (LSD) is both a term commonlu ised to describe a method of training for running or cycling and a way of running for non-competitive runners, particularly for those preparing to finish their first marathon. Long slow distance running was first introduce or rather highlighted in an article publish in … Continue reading

Know more about Dehydration

Know more about Dehydration

The Human body is made up of nearly 70% water and dehydrates rapidly during exercise through sweating, we lose roughly about 1-2 litre per hour. Once you are around 2% dehydrated ( 1.3kg if you wight 70kg), your performance could drop by 10%. We are well aware about the importance of drinking enough water for our health, mental performance … Continue reading

Intervals Training

Intervals Training

Intervals training is broadly defined as a repetition of high-speed or high intensity work followed by the period of the actual intervals of rest or low activity Not sure what Interval Trainings are? Interval Training is the one of the most important key to running faster. Running long distance alone does not develop the explosive … Continue reading

Training: Fartlek

Fartlek Fartlek, which means “speed play” in Swedish, is type of conditioning workout that puts stress mainly on the aerobic energy system due to the continuous nature of the exercise. The difference between this type of training and continuous training is that the intensity or speed of the exercise varies, meaning that aerobic and anaerobic … Continue reading