Sebastian Coe, Lord Coe, or to avid athletics fans, we know him as the the president of the IAAF – The International Association of Athletics Federations – the beating heart in the body of athletics. Despite being the ‘head’ of the IAAF, the Chairman of the British Olympic Association and a former Member of Parliament,… Read More Inspirational Athlete.. Sebastian Coe (800m, 1500m) – IAAF President
Buying running shoes seems to get more and more expensive every time you do so; the brand of shoe you’re used to have come up with some ‘super light weight cushioned sole’ that they will bet their graves that every runner needs and should never be without ever again. Well, that’s great, maybe a new… Read More When should you buy a new pair of shoes?
Most would state that changing ones foot strike can dramatically change ones athletic ability is a far fetched proposition. which in hindsight it may be, but answer me this… When you are watching the Olympics, do you see any athletes landing heel first? I would give you all my worth if you do, and there… Read More The beauty of the forefoot strike..
There can be many a way to tackle the penultimate week before a race – whether it be a local Parkrun or the London Marathon, there are things you can do to increase your performance. Several points are fairly easy to understand, for example, sleeping well (8 hours or more per night) and eating healthily… Read More The week before your race..
As the 2018 track season gets underway, many international and collegiate athletes headed the Stanford yesterday to try and blow out the ‘winter cobwebs’. With many stellar performances over the sprints and hurdles, with athletes opening up there seasons well, the stories of the evening belonged to the middle distance events. With Section One of… Read More 17 year old upsets Olympians.. Payton Jordan Invitational re-cap
As our faith in the IAAF started to return, due to the acts of Sebastian Coe and WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) coming down hard on the drug ‘cheats’ of the sport, discussing longer bans and more intense drug testing regimes, the sport took has taken a huge hit, as Asbel Kiprop recently tested positive for… Read More Can we trust our sport? Kiprop facing drug allegations..
Core training can often be overlooked when it comes to running, yet it may be one of the key ingredients when it comes to being successful. It is true that you can get in very good shape – both aesthetically and physically – from running alone, and progressing your running in terms of endurance and… Read More The importance of training your core..