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Running injuries

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Out of all the sports we know today, running is probably the most natural and primal way of activating your whole body, and – to our great satisfaction – rarely produces injuries. However, those running injuries that do occur can be very unpleasant. Fortunately, over the years, we have gained a lot of knowledge and information on how to avoid ...
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What to do when you get injured?

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According to the Journal of Sports Therapy running injuries stand in the seventh place, after some team and combat sports. The statistics is based on injuries reported and treated at A&E departments. However, there are numerous minor injuries that do not require consulting a doctor. No matter how severe an injury is: immediate reacting is crucial. To be able to ...
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Autumn running tips

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Many runners will say that their favorite running season is autumn. The crisp air, the kaleidoscope of bright colors, and the crunching under the feet just call for a run. Probably you are thinking now: yeah right, what about the grim weather and gloom? We all know that in fact there is no such thing as bad weather, but only …

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Autumn shoe guide

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During the transition from summer to autumn or winter it is essential to add some layers of functional clothing. We do not have to think hard to figure that out, since the temperatures itself force us to dress warmer. But choosing the right running shoes for autumn often comes out of focus.

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Long Slow Distance training (LSD)

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The method of Long Slow Distance training (LSD training) was developed by the German Ernst van Aaken in 1940s and was according to Tim Noakes later rediscovered by Joe Henderson who labelled this kind of training as “long slow distance” or LSD training.

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3 ways to improve your running technique

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Once ignored, running technique is now intensively discussed all over the internet, from chat forums to website articles. One can become quite overwhelmed by the amount of advices and discussions on how to, but there is a general agreement on the fact that running technique can be taught and improved, resulting in less injuries and improving your speed.

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5 core exercises no runner should skip

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Running workout without strength training increases injury risk in the long term. Sato and Mokha (2009) conducted a study identifying the effectiveness of core strength training on improving athletic performance. The results have shown faster times in the 5000 m runners after 6 weeks of core body exercise compared to the control group. Many more studies have been carried out …

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Top 4 running places you want to avoid

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We all know that running around big cities after dark is not safe. If you still prefer late hours running, wear bright clothes and headlamps, or even better, run in small groups. Nevertheless, there are still areas in Central London, which we would recommend you to avoid. Here are top 5 running places you want to avoid.

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The advantages of training in small groups

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»Birds fly, fish swim, humans run«. Emil Zatopek wanted to point out that running is natural to humans and they have been running since the beginning of time. Everybody can do it but let us focus on why a training in small groups is the key to your personal training success.

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How to stay motivated?

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Set goals Having an objective to pursue will offer you a reason to discover time for your exercise. The absence of an objective will unavoidably bring about bad quality exercises and skipped exercises. Objectives are either long term or short-term. You ought to have both. A short-term objective will offer you a more near and quantifiable goal to pursue. A …