RUN LIKE A KID

Running is such a wonderfully natural thing to do.  Just watch young children at play, they run all the time, and often just for the joy of running a few steps.  In fact human beings are designed to run.  read more ...

Metronome running

I've noticed how hard people find running to a higher cadence.  This idea may help. Try using a clip on metronome or finnis tempo trainer.  This can be set to bleep at the cadence you are aspiring to. I've tried it and found it does take a bit of getting used to.  A small incremental change to make a gradual lasting increase is probably easiest. read more...


Optimum run pace

An idea of your pace is great for running on the track and fairly level roads.  You can begin to feel what it is like to run at a particular pace.  The build-up of your running memory will definitely help with pacing your triathlon run leg or 10k and other road races...read more...



The self-aware athlete

A key part of coaching is to help people become aware.  Let me give an example.  I thought I was a reasonable age group swimmer until I asked someone to video me swimming in a private swimming pool.  Suddenly I became aware of how I swam. ... read more