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How to run strides: Run faster and improve your form

You may have come across the term ‘strides’ in your training plan. Unless you’ve done these before, you may be wondering how to run strides as part of your run.  Improving your speed, like improving your strength, is key to running stronger for longer. And strides are a great way to gently introduce yourself to …

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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 running workouts to improve endurance and speed

It’s official. Tempo running is a great way to make you a faster runner, but what exactly is a tempo run? If you want to be able to run faster for longer, then speed training like tempo running is an essential part of a well-rounded training plan. Like interval training and Fartlek training, tempo running …

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How do I run faster? All your common 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 faster for longer: 8 ways to pick up your speed

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

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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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5k training plan: 5 speed workouts for a faster 5k

Many new runners set themselves a goal of running a 5k, with the view of achieving their next personal best. If you’ve got a few 5ks under your belt and you’re wanting to improve your race times, then you need to increase your speed in training too. When done as part of a well-rounded training …

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