Marathons

» Marathoning | Not for Me FueledByLOLZ – Running Fitness Article

» Marathoning | Not for Me FueledByLOLZ I don’t love the marathon distance. I wrote this post almost a week before running the New York City Marathon. About 2 weeks beforehand, I realized I just didn’t “love” marathoning. Before New York in 2018, I thought maybe I didn’t like marathons because I hadn’t run enough. Maybe I just needed practice. So in 2018, I decided to run another. I did well and ran a PR of 3:07. The truth is,…

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Choosing a Spring Marathon – The Runner Beans – Running Fitness Article

I’ve made no secret of the fact that I want to run a BQ in 2020, but so far I’ve resisted signing up for any races. I mean, literally any which is so unlike me. All I have on my calendar so far in 2020 is the Brighton Half marathon. However, with November rapidly approaching, it’s time to lock in a goal race. I’m looking for something ideally in late April/May, with a fast, flat BQ sanctioned course. I thought…

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So you didn’t get a place for London??? – Running Fitness Article

October is always a tense month in the running world. Tense for those holding their breath waiting to see if they have got their longed for place in the London Marathon. And those with their fingers crossed that the place they applied for in the ballot…hopefully isn’t successful ha ha. It causes much tension too in the running world. Lot’s of folks moaning that they have entered the ballot like 30 times in a row and never been successful, and…

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Join my Spring Marathon 2020 Team? – Running Fitness Article

Join my Spring Marathon 2020 Team? I remember the moment clear as day that I first announced I wanted to run a full marathon. It was the 6th July 2005….and I was standing outside Stratford Tube amongst a huge crowd of folks, nervous with anticipation. The world was patiently waiting on the news to see who would be hosting the 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. I’d been working as a volunteer manager for Newham Council…getting folks used to the concept…

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Lessons learned from another sub3 marathon, listen to David Goggins. – Running Fitness Article

This weekend was the 45th City To Surf race and the eleventh running of the marathon for this iconic Perth event. I’ve been lucky enough to run nine of the ten marathons,  missing out last year due to plantar fasciitis, a runners worst nightmare. This year I set my expectations a tad lower than usual as I was using the race as another indicator for the Perth Running Festival Marathon in October. Together with the Rottnest Marathon, earlier in the…

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London Fitness Blog | |FafitsakeFaFitSake – Fitness Article

Maximising training sessions isn’t only about what happens inside the gym!   Let’s start with this question… When is the best time to train? I’ve been asked this question countless times over the years and the answer remains the same – ‘when the body is at its optimal state under the circumstances’. The ‘circumstances’ I am referring to are regular people like you and I – not full time professional athletes, who have the luxury of a lifestyle that mostly…

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London Fitness Blog | |FafitsakeFaFitSake – Fitness Article

    There are 3 main challenges to overcome in order to workout out successfully at home. Environment – there can be many distractions within a non-fitness environment such as that of your family home. The risk is that your headspace is one of sidetracking ‘chore hunting’ instead of setting down to business and getting some serious training done. The key to overcoming this, much like most fitness ambitions, is developing the right mindset for action once intent has already…

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