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16-Apr-19

Race overload – finding the balance between challenge and obsession

By Sarah Cooke

Ultra-runners are a diverse breed – our distances range from a bit more than a marathon to hundreds or even thousands of miles. Some of us pick one or two races a year and dedicate our training to them. Others seem to be racing every weekend.

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15-Feb-19

Monitoring Our Way to Good Performance

By Renee McGregor

Looking at specific blood biomarkers can help to ascertain what is really going on within the body

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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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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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28-May-18

How to cope when you can’t run

By Sarah Cooke

In previous articles, I have considered the benefits of running and the ways in which you can motivate yourself to get out the door and stick to a training plan.

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17-Apr-18

7 articles on SCD, guiding, first injuries, first ultras, rules and vertical running

By Elsa Trujillo

Here's our new (and assorted) selection of interesting articles on ultra running found on the web.

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06-Apr-18

7 articles on dating, injuries, panicking, anxiety, body composition and slimming down your training

By Elsa Trujillo

Yay! It’s spring (or autumn) for some of us and more hours of daylight probably mean more hours of training. In case you have some extra time left over for reading, this is what we’ve selected for you this week.

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14-Mar-18

7 articles and videos on adventure running, cramps, trail etiquette, pain management and salt

You can almost smell the arrival of spring. Snow and icicles be gone! Here’s our latest selection of internet articles for you to enjoy.

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13-Mar-18

Using painkillers in ultra running

Most runners will reach for the painkillers at some point in their running career. It may be due to injury, or, perhaps it’s a strategy employed to reduce muscle soreness after a hard race or training sessions.

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07-Feb-18

Can Training Barefoot Make You a Better Runner

Barefoot running is a rather controversial topic. So, does it have a place in ultra running? In this article, I give the low-down on why, and how, you might want to integrate barefoot running into your training.

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