Intervals Shmintervals

Ah, interval training, a cornerstone of every runners regime. The basic principle of interval training is that the workout pings back and forth between low and high intensity, with the actual time, speed and number of reps varying depending on exactly what you want to achieve. The rewards include a more efficient oxygen uptake, better…

The Beast

  Want your work colleagues to think you’re a serious athlete who knows a thing or two about self-myofascial-release? Take a foam roller into work with you. Want your work colleagues to think you’re a sex case? Take a Rumble Roller. Now, many of you will be familiar with the concept of foam rollers, but…

High there…

Bit of an indulgence this week… I had a few ideas knocking about for my latest post, each as captivating and incisive as the last, but yesterday I went for a flipping brilliant run, so sod it – I’ll just write about that instead. The plan was to head out after work and do a…

The Encyclopedia of Runningness (part two)

Apparently, eight words just isn’t enough for an encyclopedia these days. I tell you, it’s political correctness gone mad. So after spending some more time in the library of the Faculty of Running About at Pretend University in Swindon, I can now bring you the second installment… Hills Some of you might already know what…