Tag Archives: fitness

‘Active recovery’, what is it and can it help your training?

A quick internet search on the subject of recovery running brings up a lot of articles, mostly over a decade old, from running magazines about the use of recovery runs as part of marathon training. However, it’s a lot tougher to find empirical evidence supporting the idea that there is any physiological change to the […]

Diary of a Novice Triathlete – Day Five

From a building fitness point of view, this is the hardest part of my week by a distance. Thursday night football takes as much as it gives. I reckon I cover 5k in ‘sprints’ over the course of an hour and might record it next week. That move would prompt some strange glances from my fellow players.