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Sub 2 Hour Half Marathon

Sub 2 Hour Half Marathon Sub 2 hour half marathon – give it just a little bit of respect, but not too much! To achieve a sub 2-hour marathon you need to run an average 9.09 min/miles over the entire half marathon distance for you to achieve your goal. The problem that you may be experiencing is that you are probably starting your half marathon at a slow pace and

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16 Week Marathon Training Plan

16 Week Marathon Training Plan 16 week marathon training plan – Marathon training can be exciting, and highly motivational most especially when you’ve just signed up for them. The joy that you are going to participate in something so incredible, is quite frankly second to none, but after the ecstasy comes to the moment of truth. When you realize you will have to train for the upcoming marathon. For a

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Side Abs Exercises To Melt Love Handles

  Good bye love handles Killer side abs exercises home workout Side Abs Exercises – So you hate your love handles. You want to get rid of them fast, but you’re not finding it easy. Do you want to know what to do about them? Love handles are that zone located just above the hips. They probably should be called “stubborn handles” or “mission impossible handles” because they feel so

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9 Alternative Core Exercises To Improve Running Speed

9 alternative core exercises to improve running speed Core exercises for runners – One thing I would like you to take from what follows is that you don’t have to do your core work on the floor. When we think about increasing core strength, we think about lying on a mat doing plank exercises and crunches, but I can assure you weight training is even more effective. To some people

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Tempo run – what is a tempo run?

Tempo run – what is a tempo run? Tempo run – your long distance running workout doesn’t have to be boring. Threshold training also known as tempo training should be included in every runners training plan regardless of the distance you run. It’s a great way to build up your endurance levels, and improve your running speed as it is a great way to reduce your tolerance to lactic acid.

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Running Injuries: 6 recovery tips that can’t fail

Running Injuries: 6 recovery tips that can’t fail Whether you’re a runner, swimmer, or a gym fanatic at some point in your life you may experience an injury. Lengthy layoffs can be frustrating as they can interrupt your training schedule and they can be the catalyst for you to get repeated injuries if you don’t use good recovery techniques. For example, if you break one leg on a chair and

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Strength Training For Runners – Build Your Own Gym At Home – Part 1

Strength training for runners – Build your own gym at home  – Part 1 Strength training for runners can be beneficial to runners for strength gains, injury prevention and to run faster. However, with the amount of time we need to spend on the road, training in the gym may not always be practical. So what is the solution to this dilemma you may ask? The answer is simple, you

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Weight training for runners: Plyometric Training For Distance Runners

Weight training for runners: Plyometric Training For Distance Runners Weight training for runners – Running strength training makes you faster, stronger and more resilient to injury. Gerald Smith explores how to improve the start phase with plyometric training. Improving running performance can be a difficult task because there are many aspects of running that need to be improved. For instance, hill running, transitioning from cycling to running for triathletes. In

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9 Dynamic Stretches For Runners

9 Dynamic stretches for runners Dynamic stretches for runners and after running stretches are of neglected by many runners. Flexibility boosts performance, improves posture and reduces the chances of getting an injury. Gerald Smith investigates how to use dynamic stretches for runners and after running stretches. Finding time to train can often be difficult. With the precious time we do have we want to turn up, run and go. However, you

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Running Marathon training: How to go from zero to hero in just 16 weeks

16 Week Running Marathon Training Plan 16 week running marathon training plan – Marathon training can be exciting, and highly motivational most especially when you’ve just signed up for them. The joy that you are going to participate in something so incredible, is quite frankly second to none, but after the ecstasy comes to the moment of truth. When you realize you will have to train for the upcoming marathon.

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Running For Beginners Top Tips

Running for beginners top tips Running for beginners – getting into running can be a daunting prospect. You probably haven’t done much exercise over the last few years. As the years have passed you have probably put on more weight. With the extra weight you have put on you probably feel the most unfit you have ever been. Not to mention you may not even know the right gear to

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Gerald has a bachelor’s degree in Exercise, Nutrition & Health. He is an ASA qualified swimming teacher, and a qualified personal trainer. Gerald has developed his own exclusion diet, which he uses to help his clients lose weight.

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