This week on The Smart Runner Podcast we’re talking how to maintain steady and consistent motivation for training. There are times when we need to ease off, but how do we keep motivation for training on those winter nights when we’d rather stay in where its warm and dry? Let’s take a look.
On The Smart Runner Podcast this week we’re taking a look at Post Marathon Recovery. Marathon recovery starts as soon as you cross the line and by affording it some consideration now, it will benefit you big time later. We’ll take a look at nutrition, hydration, rest and a bunch of other things you can do immediately, and over the two to three weeks after the marathon to help get you back in action quickly.
So there’s a week or thereabouts to go to your first Dublin City Marathon. And today on the podcast I’ve got 23 First Time Marathon Tips to help you put the final touches to your preparation. Preparation for marathon day is the key to your success and now is the time to focus in on the finer details. Everything you’ve prepared for could be jeopardised if you fail to cover the essential elements. Check it out!
In this week’s training article I’m taking a look at how to run a faster 5k, and how you can use this 5k training to help you improve your marathon time. Although the plan is a general one, it’s likely to afford you good results once you apply it. Modify reps etc as required to take into account your […]
Employing a simple yet solid Strength Training Program For Runners is an essential and fundamental element in any marathon training program. It’s my view that without an adequate strength training program, your progress will at best become stagnant, and at worst go backwards due to injury. If you have ambitions for your running, which I […]
Today on The Smart Runner Blog we’re looking at 8 of the best strength training exercises for runners. Once practiced daily, these strength exercises will help you stay at your best and injury free. Looking for effective strength training exercises for runners? Below I’m going to introduce you to a few strength training exercises that every runner should […]