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Running Links

 Other Great Running Websites: LetsRun.com FrontRunners ‘Get High On Trails!’ by Mike Suminski White River 50 Kevin Sayers’ UltRunR Web Site TrailRunner Magazine GutBuster Trail Run Series MapMyRun.com...
Exercise work zones (Fox and Haskell formula between 20 and 70-year-old): red zone (VO2Max), anaerobic, aerobic, weight control and warming up.

Fartlek Training Explained

Fartlek training was developed in Sweden by coach Gösta Holmér in 1937 and is a type of interval training. Whereas true interval training involves timed durations of intense activity followed by less intense ‘rest&...

Boldness and Action

Each indecision brings its own delay.  Seize this very minute – You only have to engage and then the mind grows heated. Begin it, and then the work will be completed! Creative pursuits, creative endeavours – the way to l...

Just Trust Yourself!

Trust yourself. Listen to your ‘inner voice’. You are the one who usually know what’s best for you. Don’t pay a lot of attention to what other people tell you. Most people are too concerned with security and the only way...

Water or Cola?

Water? 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. For 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is often mistaken for hunger. Even mild dehydration will slow down one’s metabolism as much as 3%. One gla...

When You’re Down and Out – ‘Burn Out’

When runners feel ‘stale’ and ‘burned out’, they’re either over-trained or their mental attitude needs an overhaul. Solution :  Change your thought patterns! achieve ‘internal satisfaction’. Do not struggle constan...

Benefits of Running Trails

Here’s seven great reasons to get out on the trails… build more endurance gain more muscular strength build self-confidence – by overcoming different and difficult situations and terrain experience fewer inju...

Getting and Staying Focused

When you’re out for that walk after breakfast, use the A E I O U checklist below. You don’t walk after breakfast? Hmm… Just 5 minutes makes a huge difference, especially if you’ll be spending most...