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Ultra Marathon Training Guides to help you be a better Ultra Runner

 

10-Jan-18

How to tackle your first ultra

By Susie Chan

Are you thinking of running your first ultra or looking at ways to improve your time for your second or third?

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09-Jan-18

5 healthy breakfasts in under 5 minutes

By James Eacott

We’re all in a rush: whether it’s getting the kids to school, dashing for the tube to work, or getting an early training session in before the family wakes up.

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20-Dec-17

How to eat healthily over Christmas and the New Year

By Renee McGregor

Many of us that take our running seriously, regardless of what level, tend to be fairly structured and disciplined. By now you will most likely have your race calendar for the new year planned and your thoughts will be turning towards embarking on the next training block.

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09-Dec-17

Twelve Days Of Christmas Training Plans

By Andy Mouncey

And thus dear reader, my gift to you at this most seasonal time of year is not one, not two but THREE Twelve Days Of Christmas Training Plans. Merry Christmas!

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08-Dec-17

Four ways to hack the long run in winter

By James Eacott

As we all know, the long run is a crucial part of ultra running training. It forms the foundation of ultra run training and is key to improved performance. However, it’s with hushed tones that I suggest that not all of us enjoy the long run, particularly in winter. I hear gasps from the purists, but it’s true.

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06-Dec-17

Train as One

By Dan Stinton

Plans are available everywhere; on all the running websites, published regularly in magazines, personal trainers will offer them, friends at work will recommend them and you can even do something incredible and make one up yourself.

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28-Nov-17

Optimizing Immunity for Performance

By Renee McGregor

For any individual who is physically active and trains over four times a week, let alone whether they are striving for performance, immune health is something that should not be overlooked. There is a lot of evidence that demonstrates how strenuous exercise, if not managed well through rest, recovery and nutrition can depress the immune system, hindering performance outcomes.

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07-Nov-17

How to treat a stress fracture and get back to running

By Karina Teahan

If you have read my article, How to diagnose a stress fracture, and have digested the bad news that you have, indeed, got a Bone Stress Injury (BSI), do not get too depressed. I have lots of advice for how to get you back to running.

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31-Oct-17

Make your training plan stick

By Andy Mouncey

Those nice people at RunUltra recently asked me if I had any ultra running case studies I might be prepared to share. Hmm. ‘Been coaching and training for 17 years now so average ‘x’ number of clients a year plus workshops makes… About one thousand and change?? All of which means that I had to come clean and admit that yes, I did have a few I could dig out.

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17-Oct-17

Lose weight while running long

By Renee McGregor

Nutrition for ultra runners is about delivering enough energy to working muscles, enabling you to complete those tough sessions, which will allow for progression and improvement; it is also about recovery and developing strength.

But what if your motivation to increase your distance is related to an actual requirement to dropping a few pounds.

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