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The ultimate 30 day strength training plan for runners

Combining running and strength training is a great way to prevent common running injuries, and improve your running form and performance.  If you’re new to strength training, then this 30 day strength training plan for runners is a simple and effective way to incorporate strength exercises into your training plan. Many runners neglect strength training …

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Running by feel: 5 life-changing benefits of running without a watch

Many runners consider running with a watch sacrilege. Pace, heart rate and distance tracking are all important when it comes to running. Running by feel, however, is an entirely different story,  Running by feel is basically when you run without any sort of GPS tracking. You may be surprised to hear that there are many …

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21 funny and motivational running quotes to inspire you to go for a run

Love running? Here are some funny and motivational running quotes to keep you going. When you first start running, the internet provides you with a wealth of hilarious running memes and inspirational running quotes. Running memes and running quotes offer bit of lighthearted fun when you need it most. Whether you’re struggling on a long …

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The ultimate intermediate 5k training plan: Week by week plan + printable

If you’re looking to get a personal best on your next 5k then this 8 week intermediate 5k training plan has got you covered!  It’s common for a lot of runners to want to run a faster 5k when they feel they have mastered the basics of running a 5k.  There are many articles out …

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Heavy legs when running: 9 causes + how to prevent it

Tired, achy and heavy legs when running is a discomfort that discourages many runners from going for a run. If you’ve ever felt like your legs are tonne weights, then you’re not alone. The truth is many runners suffer from heavy leg syndrome at one time or another. The secret is not to let it …

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First half marathon tips: 11 things I wish I’d known before running my first half marathon

Your first half marathon can be a physical and mental roller coaster. Training for your first half marathon, let alone running it, is a huge mental and physical battle. When you’re running a half marathon for the first time, it can be daunting to know what to do and how to do it. The training …

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Thoughts while running: 45 thoughts every runner has while out for a run

I have many thoughts while running. Often, it’s just me and my mind for well over half an hour. Running offers me that much needed peace and quiet, away from my busy, modern lifestyle, away from technology. If you’re anything like me, you go for a run and have what feels like a million and …

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How to run properly: Proper running form tips for beginners

If you want to want to learn how to run properly, the key is to give more thought to your running form and technique. Many beginner runners don’t think about their form and technique when they first start running. Whilst this is completely fine to begin with, over time as you increase your mileage, incorrect …

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