Published: Apr 3, 2018

If you have slight niggle treat it as an injury before it becomes a injury

Running injuries are our biggest enemy and we need to avoid at all costs. The best way of avoiding injury is prevention. Preventing the injury before it stops us from running. The only way to do this is to know and monitor our bodies to every minut...


Published: Apr 3, 2018

Aim to run for length of time instead of distance

Our minds accept time much easier than distance because time is fixed and when the time's up its finished! Distance on the other hand is fixed on the ground or route we run but will always vary depending on how slowly we run, how difficult the route...


Published: Apr 3, 2018

When running a race or time-trial, take the pressure off yourself by telling yourself

Think of it, if you run a good time or not the only person who really cares is yourself. This may sound a bit harsh but running is to be enjoyed, its not  a life or death situation. Sometime we put too much pressure on ourselves and take out the...


Published: Mar 31, 2018

Running up a hill ignore the slope and focus the road

Running hills can either be nightmare or a challenge for us. We might be hanging in there using every bit of our energy left or feeling amazing and pushing ourselves literally flying up the hill.   Either way keeping our eyes on the road 2 or ...


Published: Mar 31, 2018

"Run in the Present" ignore how far you have run (past) and still have to run (future)

Running is always easier when you focus on exactly what you are doing at the time - in the present, at this moment. If you can eradicate how far you have run, eliminate how far you have to still run, you have expelled two of your problems. The futu...


Published: Mar 31, 2018

When running tell yourself - positive, emotive statements in the present tense.

This is most probably the most important action we can do to enhance our running ability.Try a very negative example 'I feel tired' 'I really hate running up hills' - Only do this once!! You may find that you do say these negative self talk more ofte...