Hey guys, long time no speak! I know I’ve been absent from my blog for far too long but I’m coming back I promise and this post will be the first of many planned in 2019. Spring is finally here which means warmer weather and longer nights for everyone but within the running community, spring means marathon season!
So it’s been a long time since I last shared a blog post and I feel like I owe you guys a full explanation as to why. Ever since the events of my London marathon, which I am about to explain, I have been whacked by a serious case of writers block… Before I took on my first ever marathon I felt a full range of emotions. I was positive, because I had followed all the steps I had been shown by my trainer. Fit, because I had lost weight, gained speed and everything had gone to plan and finally
With my marathon training in full swing, I have decided to write a post on strength training for marathons. The reason being, I feel many people have begun to ditch the weights in the gym in favour of additional miles or half marathons on the pavement. While the added mileage may be beneficial for increasing endurance, it might actually lead to extra injuries. The impact of the pavement whilst running puts an immense strain on the body and if your muscles aren’t prepared to handle the load, the stress gets absorbed by other parts. Such as your bones and connective
Hey guys, if you’re following my journey then you will know that I have a London Marathon charity spot for the 2018 marathon supporting Orchid Male Cancer Trust! I have never run a marathon before so I am as new to this as you may be and want to share everything I learn and experience along the way. This will my first post in what I hope to make into a mini series on how to train for your first marathon. On top of my weekly running club, this year I have also run two half marathons and a handful of other running events. Attending these running