A fitness plan to transform your running

If runners actually have a fitness plan they seldom follow it. Most people agree that regular exercise is good, but then admit that it’s hard to get round to it. Most runners say they would like to run every day if they could, but then go on to complain about how life gets in the way and/or they get injured if they overdo it. Sometimes things are so obvious they get ignored. In this short report we will show you a fitness plan to get you on the way to success in under a month.

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How to become a runner: top tips from a gold medallist

Could you make your New Year’s resolution to become a runner? Surely there’s no better time than the New Year to begin or revive your athletics career. Making progress at running is not something that can be achieved in a few afternoons because the physical and/or mental changes that will be needed when becoming a runner cannot be rushed. Commit to a steady plan to last at least two months recommended by Olympic champion Frank Shorter.

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An easy training plan to get you running again

A training plan may well be right for ambitious runners, what about demotivated or “lapsed” runner? A schedule that is ideal for a runner building up for a big race is worthless for anyone for whom the very idea of going out for run seems like too much hard work. If you’ve lost that running […]

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Training plans: “what can possibly go wrong?”

I know thousands of runners will agree with me that if you try to run further or faster than your body is ready to cope with than injury will soon follow. This destructive over-ambition can be based on two slogans: “can’t wait: just for for it” and maybe “that went well: let’s have more of the same

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