If I consider what I would do if I got a running injury my instinct would be to “push through the pain”. Perhaps reduce my volume or intensity, or both. But stopping my running altogether would be my last option. I’m a runner, after all. Therefore, I must keep running. In the past I believed … Continue reading Why and How to Plan for a Running Injury
Start of a New (Cycling) Journey
The start of my cross-training for my next marathon with the help of my new turbo trainer.
Suspected Stress Fractures Reduces my Training
An unexpectedly low mileage week, and an alternative plan for my training.
My ongoing workouts to deal with my stubborn shin injury in only my third week of preparations for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018.
Accepting a Recurring Injury
The story behind an unexpected injury that forced me to adjust my training in only my second week of preparations for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018.
Reducing Training Stress (Week 2)
I learnt another two valuable lessons in my second week of my 10-mile training plan.
What to do with MTSS
My current running injury and my academic research into the causes and treatments.
Coping with Postponed Events
Read my advice about how to better deal with those aspects of racing that runners cannot control.
Overcoming An Early Injury
The challenges I faced during the third week of training for my One Mile Challenge.
First Complications of My Fast Training
The stories and workouts from the second week of training for my One Mile Challenge.
How I Trained for my Quickest Marathon
Discover the flexible 24-week training plan I followed to run my fastest marathon to date in late 2017.
Run to Feel Alive
Learn how we evolved to become running people in Christopher McDougall's awe-inspiring audiobook 'Born to Run'.