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25-Apr-17

Top 10 most read newsletter articles

At RunUltra we know you like your top ten lists as much as anyone, so we thought we’d let you know which are the most read articles by you, our faithful newsletter recipients. If you’ve missed any of these, here’s a chance to catch up.

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21-Mar-17

Measuring self belief. Endurance sports online survey results

When taking part in sport, or indeed any aspect of life, most people will stress how important it is to have self-belief. What this belief refers to is a psychological construct known as ‘self-efficacy’, which is an individual’s belief in their own ability to do a certain task or perform a certain skill.

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08-Mar-17

Why do women win ultras

There are very few sports where, on the day, a female athlete comes out on top and wins outright. There are very few sports where women and men compete in the same race or competition side by side. Horsemanship is one of them with women as equal competitors, but the biological playing field is levelled there by the horse. One of the great things about ultra running is that, in most races, you all set off together without regard for gender, age or ranking. So, what is behind this truth that women can beat their male counterparts and win ultras?

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06-Mar-17

Our top 10 most popular running articles in 2016

Here are the top ten articles that RunUltra brought you in 2016. There is something for everyone here from the newbies to those aiming up the mountains. Everything from controversy to gels. Training plans and nutrition tips and a few articles for those still trying to burn off their Christmas fat. They are all on RunUltra.

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21-Feb-17

Heat chamber acclimation

A few years ago, heat chambers were the domain of experimental science that we believed only existed at NASA or were ancillaries to the Hadron collider. Well, it turns out that there are quite a few of these facilities now available and these have grown out of the developing understanding of sports science.

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15-Feb-17

7 articles on trail running, heroes, recipes, motivation and winning formulas

This week we bring you a great selection of videos and articles, tips and stories to read and to watch. Some new videos from Salomon on trail running, Dell Miller’s running story, recipes for cold weather running, tips for improving your overall fitness, motivation slumps, fighting lack of motivation and our very own RunUltra article on finding an ultra winning formula.

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03-Feb-17

IT Band: How to protect it, avoid and solve problems and aid your running

So many runners suffer from pain and tightness in their IT bands. It is one of those things that can start as a niggle and then become really debilitating. Karina Teahan looks at everything ITB: what it is, why it can become painful, and how to treat it with care.

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31-Jan-17

7 articles on food, alcohol, anxiety, emotional attachment and immune systems

There was probably a lot of festive eating this past December and now it’s time to focus on food for running.

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12-Jan-17

7 articles on vitamin D, hallucinations, winter running, mental strength and MDS training

2017 is finally here. And it comes full of training and healthy tips to add to all your NY resolutions.

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08-Dec-16

7 top tips on running faster, race fuelling, uphill trails and ketosis

Last week we brought you a video bonanza of amazing running locations to inspire you to run further. This week it’s all about tips.

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