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Cancer, Triathlon and Life Lessons with Zelda Wilson

In this blog we hear from Zelda Wilson, client, friend and training partner. Zelda tells us about her story from beginner to endurance athlete, what got her started, how cancer has shaped her goals and what’s she’s learned along the way.

A Triathletes Guide to Buying a Treadmill

I’ve been wondering how I can get faster at running and what I could do differently this year to help. One of the things that I’ve discussed on and off with my coach is to do some training on a treadmill. I’ve tried to do this from a gym but because it’s not been very...

10 Reasons to train on a Treadmill

Are there any benefits to running on a treadmill? Or is it just a dreadmill? It it a total waste of time and it’s not even “real running” right? Well, I think there are some benefits to be had from using a treadmill, just like there are some benefits to be had from training on an indoor bike set up.

Book Review: North: Scott Jurek

This is the story of ultra running legend, Scott Jurek running the Appalachian Trail to try and set a fastest known time for running the entire length. It’s the story of how he tackles the challenge and how he rediscovers his motivation and love of competition.  ...

Training in the heat

A few weeks back we had a bit of a heatwave here in the UK. One day I went out the house and my car read the outside temperature as 41! Here are some tips for training in the heat.