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.

Book Review: Lost Art of Running, Shane Benzie

Book Review: The Lost Art of Running. Shane has been travelling around the world for many years visiting runners, coaches, elite training groups and ultra distance events to learn about running.

10 Running Book Recommendations for Xmas

Here are my 10 Running Book Recommendations for Xmas. I’ve read the first 3 and the several are already loaded up on my Kindle or on my list to read next. Do let me know which one’s you’ve read and enjoyed and any other recommendations.   1. The...

Nutrition Tips for Coventry Half Marathon

Here’s a few of my nutrition tips before Coventry Half Marathon. You need carbohydrates to fuel your run so make sure you eat properly the day before. You don’t need to do anything special but just take some time to think about your meals and make sure you eat well and have a portion of carbohydrate with you evening meal.  

Tips for Coventry Half Marathon

Coventry Half Mara is coming up on 5th April. Here’s a few tips based on my experiences from last year’s race.