Swimrun racing was born in 2002 out of a drunken bet between friends, in which two teams of two raced each other over 75 km of swimming and running across the islands east of Stockholm. The last team to finish paid for the hotel, dinner and drinks. Since then the sport has evolved into the […]
Of all disciplines in triathlon, running is arguably the easies to maintain over the winter. And while heading out into the cold can be a little difficult to motivate yourself at times, it’s a lot easier to fit into your day. On-season sessions tend to be more focused on building speedwork and getting up to […]
In our previous strength based blog we looked at how you can structure your workout to incorporate flexibility, strength and skill work. A strong athlete isn’t one who just has strong muscles, but also the skill to use them efficiently to do whatever movements their sport requires. The more specialist the movement or sport, the […]
Ultra running is a sport of the mind as well as the body. Months of preparation go into training your body to cope with the demands of competing over many hours of racing. But to be able to successfully complete an ultra marathon you need to be more than just fit. Knowing your own race […]
But, then I ran in them… I started off with a short run (30mins) and over a period of a few weeks; before my first race; I built up the mileage monitoring everything I could about how the shoe felt, what my form was like and how I recovered after. I still feel like I have more running to do but my impressions so far are…. AWESOME!
Product: Lone Peak 1.5 Manufacturer: Altra Price: £105.00 Our performance rating: 9/10 Our price rating: 8/10 What we thought: Not the prettiest shoes I have ever worn on my feet and when I initially tried them they felt a little big with the very wide, squared off toe box. Things weren’t looking great, and with […]