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124 articles tagged with "Performance"

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The Japanese Way: Why don't Japan dominate major marathon races?

Award-winning author Adharanand Finn explores why 'The Japanese Way' means the country's marathon runners don't dominate the sport as perhaps they should...

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How to pace your ultra race

Pacing your ultra can be difficult, so record-breaking ultrarunner Damian Hall has shared the 4 mantras he follows in order to be 'the fastest tortoise'...

7 Minute Read
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How many hours should athletes train during pregnancy?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the literature and guidance for athletes training during pregnancy, and provides some practical training advice for pregnant mothers...

8 Minute Read
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How to train for hill races

International Mountain Leader and UESCA qualified ultra running coach Sam Hill explains how you can train for hilly races, even if you don't live in a hilly area.

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How to use the rowing machine for cross-training

Sports Journalist Patrick Wilkins and Masters Rowing Coach Bill Chambers give an insight into how you can use the rowing machine for cross-training...

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Pro triathlete Sam Appleton on the benefits of cross-training

15x IRONMAN 70.3 winner Sam Appleton gives an insight into how spending more time on his gravel bike helped him produce his best on race day.

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Ultra training: Is it possible to stay injury free?

GB athlete and UKA coach Damian Hall tempts fate by explaining how he's dodged injury niggles for four years despite 100-mile races and training weeks.

8 Minute Read
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How does sleep deprivation affect athletic performance?

Sports Scientist Inez Griffin explores the relationship between a lack of quality sleep and athletic performance, and offers practical advice for improving how you sleep.

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The art of tapering (and a tale of two tapers)

Andy Blow recalls two very different experiences of race tapering to illustrate there's more than one way to build up to your A race.

8 Minute Read
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The science of tapering: how should you taper before a race?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman looks at whether athletes should taper before races, and provides practical advice on when, why and how athletes can optimise the taper period.

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How runners can reduce the risk of bone stress injuries

APA titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Brad Beer explains how runners and triathletes can minimise the risks of suffering a bone stress injury during training.

5 Minute Read
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How to prepare for your first Zwift race

Record-breaking ultrarunner and adventurer Robbie Britton shares what he's learned from Zwift racing to help you prepare for your races on the indoor training platform.

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