Thoughtful running..being present in your run.

I was out for my ‘easy’ run this morning.

Supposed to be 1 hour and easy Zone 1-2. At least that is what is on the plan that I am revisiting at the moment.

So when selecting a @wearenation podcast, looking for ~1 hour, my decision was made easy by the most recent one featuring Brian MacKenzie

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Half Marathon Program – Week 4

 

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Half Marathon Program – Week 3

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.

 

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Half Marathon Program – Week 2

 

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.

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Paris Marathon a report of sorts but not a race one.

Last October I decided it was nigh on time that Edel and I got away for a weekend so I asked her would she fancy a trip to Paris in the Spring.

She readily agreed so I booked flights and ‘accidentally’ entered us both for the Paris Marathon on 3rd April at the same time…

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Are you looking for a running group in Limerick?

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.

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Strength Exercises for Runners

It’s quite simple, running is great for getting you fit but is absolutely useless at building any muscle tone as you are not doing any resistance training.

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Stride Lab

It’s interesting that the people who brought us Stride-Rite shoes when we were kids are still looking after us as adults with running shoes made for each of us.
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Everun with Saucony

I feel like a bold schoolchild on their way to the principles office!!  🙂
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Recommended and Mandatory kit for #trailrunning? We got your gearbag covered…

Trail Running is a fantastic way to spend your time running. There is so much to discover and every step leads you to a different view of the world around you.

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