Post Marathon Blues

Post Marathon Blues​I seem to have inadvertently started a series of blog posts about things that are a thing, that I didn’t know were a thing, but definitely are. See also taper madness and recovery runs. I grudgingly admit now, that recovery runs are actually a thing. But for a long time I denied this. […]

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How to mentally prepare for a marathon

Mentally preparing for a marathon Mentally Preparing for a Marathon This is something of a follow-on piece from my last blog post, about how I didn’t get my mental game right for my last marathon. This made me think about what we could/should do to mentally train as well as physically.  I genuinely have no regrets […]

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Surviving taper madness

Surviving Taper MadnessYou’ve completed your training plan and your last long run is in the bag, now what? What is this thing called Taper? Why do runners call it ‘Taper Madness’? Its common for a lot of runners to go a bit ‘Taper Crazy’ in the last stages of their training for a marathon during the […]

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Running On A Treadmill

For a long time I didn’t really think of running on a treadmill as being worth it and thought it was only good for a warm up in the gym. However, over time I have changed my opinion on them and have coached more and more people who use them for a big chunk of […]

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