Midlife Running Updates

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Running and Drinking Water

How to solve the issues of running and drinking water, whether it is race, training or marathon.

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Heart rate zones using the 80/20 Plans

When you are using the 80/20 training plans how do you setup your heart rate zones especially for the speed work? My understanding is that 80/20 uses

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Running Alone vs Running with a Group

The pros and cons of running alone vs running with a group

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Stryd Footpod Review - How it has helped me run faster and stronger

Stryd footpod review. I've been using if for over 6 months now on both road and trail. Will it help me get a marathon PR?

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Running a marathon at maf

I am running the London Marathon in April. I’m just wondering if I should run the marathon at my MAF or maybe slightly lower? Nicole's Reply: Hi Wes,

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Improvements period, 10km race , marathon race and hills training.

How long does it take on average to see improvements on MAF training method 2. Can I race a 10km after 4months in this training only. 3. Can I run a

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Slowing speed

I’m into the second week of MAF & my speed is going down continuously though I have stabilised more into my heart rate of 132. During initial run my heart

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Running in the Circus Maximus

Running in the Circus Maximus We came around a bend and there it was, in all its—well, slightly faded—glory: the Circus Maximus. It

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70 year old man in czech republic restarted running after 20+ year rest

I moved to CZ from England 3 years ago and decided to start jogging again, having always getting injured and feeling very tired after a short distance

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Running Power vs Pace vs Heart Rate

Running Power vs Pace vs Heart Rate. Running power meters could well be a game changer in racing.

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Achilles Tendonitis Treatment - What you should know to stop it getting worse

I developed Achilles Tendonitis during marathon training.I managed to run the marathon but I wish I had know about Achilles tendonitis treatment beforehand.

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How to start jogging as an older runner

How to start jogging, especially as an older runner, might seem daunting or a piece of cake. Either way you need to look at several factors if you don't want to get injured.

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Running a marathon with achilles tendonitis

Running a marathon with Achilles tendonitis? I did just that. Here's how I got on and what happened afterwards.

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Effects of Caffeine on Running

The effects of caffeine on running and will that coffee shot give you the edge?

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Heart Rate During Race

I have been on MAF training for 3 months now, and my average weekly mileage is 30 - 50 km. Based on the monthly MAF test in the past 3 months, I could

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