Category:Advanced running

Articles with tips and advice for advanced running – increasing distances, strength and motivation to step up your running game and keep going

The Importance of Strength and Cross Training for Runners

The Importance of Strength and Cross Training for Runners

We’ve all been there. Just started to run, struggling with reduced lung capacity, pains all over the body as well as self doubting through the whole ordeal. And then we hear that on top of it all we should be doing strength training. And there is more. We also should be doing cross-training....

Step Up Your Running – How To Run Beyond 5K

Step Up Your Running – How To Run Beyond 5K

I have written blogs about each of my running journeys, including my first steps to run beyond 5K, but I keep getting asked about a simple ‘all-in-one-place’ guide. The long wait is finally over, the guide is here, fresh and crisp! Whether you are simply keen about reaching 10K or half marathon,...

Running From 5K To 10K To Ultra Marathon – How I Hit My Targets And Increased My Distances……Even If At Times I Thought I Couldn’t

Running From 5K To 10K To Ultra Marathon – How I Hit My Targets And Increased My Distances……Even If At Times I Thought I Couldn’t

In the beginning there was one simple aim for me - being able to run at 52. I was very unfit and rusty to say the least. But once I discovered and mastered those early running tips and understood what’s necessary in order to run comfortably and with relative ease, I started thinking of distance...