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21-Nov-18

7 articles on stress, fuels and injuries and first time advice

By Elsa Trujillo

We have some great articles and podcasts for you this week. For your training advice, we have some recommendations to avoid taking your stress onto the tracks and some great pieces on how injuries can be prevented and how to adapt when they go ahead and happen anyway.

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06-Nov-18

How to pack for a multi day ultra

By Kathryn Bullock

Here is a super helpful video from Elisabet Barnes on packing for a multi-day race. Elisabet is the women’s winner of the 2015 Marathon des Sables and owner of MyRacekit.

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06-Nov-18

7 articles on running and managing mental health and stress

By Elsa Trujillo

For International Stress Awareness Week (5th - 9th November), we’ve collated a series of articles dealing with different aspects of mental health and ultra running.

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24-Oct-18

7 articles on workouts, training, hormones, mantras and broken bones

By Elsa Trujillo

Training, training, training. The life of an ultra runner is all about the training. But sometimes, you can't find the time or the energy. To help you along, this week we’ve found two articles to get you going when the training gets tough.

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23-Oct-18

How to Write a Race Report… and tell other lies

By Seth Grotzke

Race reports are traps. Once you read one you begin to hear a little voice in the back of your mind that says, “You could run that race.”

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10-Oct-18

7 articles on female physiology, disordered eating, support running and injuries

By Elsa Trujillo

This week we have gender-specific articles with a couple of articles on female physiology and one on male eating disorders.

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28-Sep-18

7 articles on boredom, motivation, etiquette, back-to-backs and cross training

By Elsa Trujillo

If you’re bored and distracted when it comes to your autumn training goals, we have a great choice for you this week. We’ve selected articles that deal with lack of motivation and inspiration when running, an assessment of back to back training runs and the benefits of supplementary cross training exercises.

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14-Sep-18

7 articles on body changes, hiking, running efficiency, training tips and holiday training

By Elsa Trujillo

For ultra runners, a change of season and weather brings a change of pace and some long term training goals for 2019 events. This week, we’ve put together a great collection of training-related articles for all your running endeavours and aspirations.

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03-Sep-18

How to think like a winner

By Sarah Cooke

I have never thought of myself as a winner. I don’t regard myself to be competitive against others, only against my own standards. I thrive on a challenge, but my running has always been about doing myself justice and achieving things that I didn’t believe my body could do.

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29-Aug-18

7 articles on the blues, nausea, short runs, nutrition and altitude sickness

By Elsa Trujillo

For many of us the summer is nearly over but, of course, the running never stops. This week our articles deal with bad things that can happen during a race, such as nausea and altitude sickness and some that happen after the race, like post-race blues.

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