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What is sprint interval training? Benefits + 3 sample workouts

Many runners have a love-hate relationship with sprint interval training. Interval training is an excellent way to add intense aerobic and anaerobic exercises into your training routine without having to complete long traditional runs and workouts. As a form of speed training, interval training used by many in the running community to help them run …

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3 hill sprint workouts to increase strength and power

Hill sprints are a great way to increase your strength and power as a runner, as well as improve your endurance, stamina and V02 Max. The fact is, running on a flat surface only gets you so far when it comes to improving strength and power.  Hill sprint workouts like the ones in this guide …

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What are strides? Benefits + how to run strides

Improving your speed, like improving your strength, is key to staying a strong and healthy runner. Strides are seen as the best form of speed training for beginners. Whilst speed training can take many forms, including interval training, tempo running and Fartlek training, it all has the main goal of making you a faster, stronger …

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Indoor running: 4 of the best treadmill workouts for runners

The treadmill is one of the most popular pieces of home exercise equipment as it provides a simple and efficient aerobic workout. The treadmill is also one of the best ways to burn calories compared to other pieces of home gym equipment like the exercise bike. The good news is there are a ton of …

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What is a tempo run? 5 tempo run workouts to improve endurance and speed

If you want to be able to run faster and longer, then tempo running should be an essential part of your training plan. Tempo running is designed to get you used to running at a faster pace over longer sustained efforts. Like other forms of speed training, tempo running is key to being able to …

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How do I run faster? Your running questions answered!

As a running coach and running and fitness blogger, I get asked a lot of questions like “How do I run faster?” and “What should my pace be?” So I thought I’d put a blog post together with some of the most common questions I get answered with the view of sharing my knowledge not …

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How to run a 2 hour half marathon + 7 training tips

Running a 2 hour half marathon is a huge achievement. Whether you’re training for your first half marathon or looking to achieve your next personal best, half marathon training can be gruelling. If you have just started your training, a sub-2 hour half marathon time may seem unachievable to you right now, but with the …

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How to run faster and longer: 4 training secrets

We all want to know how to run faster and longer. In fact, it’s a common goal for a lot of runners, whether you’re training for a 5k or a marathon. Learning to maintain your speed on a long run takes time and practice. It’s all about being consistent in your training and blending a variety …

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How to run faster: 6 training secrets every runner needs to know + 4 sample workouts

A common goal for a lot of runners is to be able to run faster. After all, you know how good it feels to run a personal best. There are many tips out there on how to run faster, but what if you feel like you’re just not getting any faster? You may feel like …

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