Archive for Your Coach

Your Coach – Training Tip #2 – Planning The Year

Knowing when to change your training routine to suit your event is key. Whether you’re competing in triathlons, marathons, ironman or all three changing your schedule and having some variety will stand you in good stead for when ‘game day’ comes around.

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Your Coach Training Tip : Injuries

So you keep picking up ‘niggling’ injuries during training and competition and can’t shake them off, why does this keep happening? Bruce Tulloh – Your Coach – identifies some tips to help you to try and stay injury free.

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Your Coach Training Tip: Get Off The Road

Your Coach, the world renowned Bruce Tulloh, identifies the benefits of getting off the track and hitting nature, whether it be running up mountains, through streams or battling knee deep mud. Variety is the spice of life!

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Marathon Nutrition – Your Coach

Fuelling a marathon The marathon is a fuel economy run. This is certainly the case for the sub-three-hour brigade, who are running almost entirely on carbohydrate. For those over four hours it is less important, because at a slower pace the body is burning up fat, but even the slower runners will benefit from an [...]

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Your Coach Training Tip: Winter Training

The nights are closing in but that doesn’t mean that your training should suffer as a result. Your Coach, Bruce Tulloh, provides some excellent winter tips to ensure that you still keep ticking over your training even when the dark days close in.

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Autumn Training – Your Coach

We can assume that at this time of year people are either rebuilding fitness after a summer break or moving from short fast races to longer slower events.

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Is there life after London? Your Coach Training Tip #19

It’s a month since the London marathon. This is the time which it takes to recover from a hard marathon, in the opinion of most experts. There will be some who took it very easily, walked quite a bit and recovered very quickly, and there will be others who went on training too hard, raced [...]

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Marathon Tactics and Advice – Your Coach Training Tip #18

Your plan should start well ahead of the race itself. Calculate how long it will take to get to the start and then add on half an hour. If you are going by public transport, buy your ticket the day before. When you get to the start, get into the loo queue early, then hand [...]

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Marathon Tapering – Your Coach Training Tip #16

Marathon tapering is the practice of easing up on the intensity of your training schedule to ensure your body is in peak condition for race day. There are various things both nutritional and training wise that this entails.

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Your Coach Training Tip #15: Marathon Preparation

Don’t have the time to follow our detailed marathon training schedule? Your coach Bruce comes to the rescue!

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