Winter running can be a lot of fun – and a vital part of a year’s training programme. But how do runners find the motivation to train through the cold, wet, wind and snow? And what advice do the experts have for winter runners?
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There is no doubt that you’ll get so much more from a skiing holiday if you are fit and strong before you go. If not, you might easily end up feeling too tired and sore to ski for hours every day, which is a waste when you have paid to enjoy a skiing holiday.
I was afraid that my lack of training in the run up to a cycling holiday in Mallorca would be a disaster. I worried I would not manage multiple days in the saddle and that my legs would be in tatters after only one ride. But I thought this would be a good opportunity to […]
You could head off for a ski holiday without doing any specific fitness training. You’ll probably manage a day of full-on and exhilarating skiing – and then collapse in exhaustion and moan about aching legs, arms, back, neck and head. Come day two, you’ll be grimacing through the pain in your muscles, and by day […]
Most people are now familiar with foam rollers and the general concept of rolling out muscles. It’s been shown, through research and use by sports people, that these rollers help to better maintain muscles by alleviating niggles, tightness and stiffness. They are a great substitute on a more regular basis for sports massage and have […]
Taking part in a quadrathlon is a tough challenge – but it was made a little easier thank to three great fitness products. The event was the Artemis Great Kindrochit Quadrathlon. I competed as a team with my partner, G. The event involves a 1300m open water swim across the freezing waters of […]
Events such as the Tour de France and a fast rising number of amateur cycling sportives are being credited for the increase in cycle tour holidays. Many more people are keen to combine a week or fortnight’s break with a chance to ride their bike. From the famous LeJoG (Land’s End to John o’ […]