I’m a big fan of @WeAreNation – Trail Runner Nation podcasts.
I discovered them a couple of years ago and listen regularly. As the podcasts have gotten longer so too have my runs. Sometimes you just go looking for that extra loop so you get the end of the show.
One of the recent ones I found very interesting was on over training and how our bodies react to sustained adrenal stress.
Source: Keira Henninger Recovering from Adrenal Fatigue | Trail Runner Nation
Well worth listening to and if you are someone who habitually over trains or lives a stressful life, this is something you should learn to manage before you go damaging yourself further.
Now to notch things up slightly.
People wonder about the intervals and tempo runs – what is the purpose?
Simply put if you get used to running at a faster pace & effort, then you can sustain an easier, aerobic pace for longer. Faster pace runs also help boost fitness.
Continue reading “Half Marathon Program – Week 3”
Week 1 over and done with? Hope that everything went well for everyone. I didn’t hear too many complaints so either you are more able that you think you are or the sessions aren’t tough enough?
If you are only catching up Week 1 sessions are here, but please don’t try to catch up, just work away at the week behind for now.
Continue reading “Half Marathon Program – Week 2”
So you’ve been running away, no real structure, just getting out and running. Doing the odd 5k and venturing to 10km when the mood takes you, but in general you enjoy running and are out and about a few days per week (weather dependent) for 40 mins to an hour.
Well that’s all about to change!! Starting now…
Continue reading “Half Marathon program Week 1”
As we enter the summer months with people more likely to engage in outdoor pursuits, the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) is urging people to protect themselves against Lyme disease, an uncommon infection spread by infected biting tick.
Continue reading “Protect yourself against Lyme disease – A Warning from Ireland’s Health Service”
I love the way the internet is great for people to throw out ideas and watch a seed germinate. So I’m going to try it with one of the most rumoured about products not on the market (and no whispered titbits about development either!) the Polar V900…
Continue reading “Speculate to innovate? Polar #V900, what will it be? My wish list.”
“..if you want to train, the time is there, you just need to plan properly and have good time management skills.”
Continue reading “The Time to Train? “
As they say time waits for no man (or woman) and that the onwards march of time is relentless.
There’s a great line in a song by Tesla that always stuck in my head from when I first heard it many, many years ago:
Changes, time’s makin’ changes in my life
Rearrangin’, can’t seem to stop the hands of time
Many life gurus will advice that no matter what you do, every decision you make should move you forwards in pursuit of your goals.
Well, just like time moving onwards so is it also true with our business.
Continue reading “Times makin’ changes…”
To answer the question “what’s the point of a sports bra?” we need to understand more about the subject.
Are you ready for a bit of breast science?
Continue reading “Sports bras – What’s the point?”
Any interest in our #Zero25k from Limerick?
I’ve been recently asked about expanding our Galway based #Zero25k group, which is now in its 4th year, to facilitate interest in the Limerick area.
Continue reading “Are you looking for a running group in Limerick?”