We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing we’ll assume you’re on board with our cookie policy

Hey there, Don't forget to log in and join the conversation Log in

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

 

08-Aug-16

Top tips on Navigation and how best to address those hills!

By Kerry Sutton

The Dragons Back Race, running the length of Wales, has been tantalizing me for a while. With the entire 300km route unmarked, I thought it best to brush up on my navigation skills with Dave Taylor, a Fell running guide and current English Fell Running Champion (V50 category).

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

19-Jan-16

The long run

By Ian Corless

Every weekend, runners all over the world lace up their shoes and head out for a long run. But what is a long run and how long should the long run be? Ian Corless explains.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

12-Jan-16

Base Training for Ultra Runners

By Ian Corless

One season has come to an end, you have relaxed over the Christmas break and a new year arrives with a whole host of possibilities and opportunities. It's time to start training again. All over the world, runners who participate in endurance events will start base training. More from Ian Corless.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

20-Aug-15

Yoga for runners: Hips and hamstrings

By Alice Morrison

Show me the runner who doesn’t have tight hips and hamstrings...Yoga can help with strengthening, stretching and recovery.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

10-Aug-15

The biomechanics of running. An afternoon with Shane Benzie.

By Kerry Sutton

While I believe running form will improve naturally as you continue to run, a little self-awareness, research and practice in the skill of running can overcome mechanical deficiency and make you a better ultra runner. This is where Shane Benzie of Running Reborn comes in. He is a technique coach who believes it’s not about how much you run but how well you run.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

08-Jul-15

Cor’s Core! Simple exercises to build leg and core strength

By Alice Morrison

A strong core and strong legs will pay dividends when you are slogging out those miles up and down a wind-blasted or sandblasted fell. Here is a quick but very effective exercise routine that will hit your core and your legs. You can do it at home or in the gym. If you don’t have weights, use full water bottles.
The routine has been designed and is demonstrated by coach Cor de Jonge, a former track star.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

25-Mar-15

Harness Your Emotions

By Andy Mouncey

This week, Andy Mouncey starts to lift the lid on why the ability to manage your emotions is important, gives you tips on how you can start to practice this skill for yourself, and hints at the ultimate emotional performance state: Flow...

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

09-Mar-15

Another 10 things You Need To Know about ultramarathon running

By Andy Mouncey

Following up on last week's article, here are another 10 things you need to know if you're just about to venture into the world of ultra running. Andy specializes in coaching ultra-marathon runners and triathletes so that their training has balance and their race performance becomes more consistent. Here's his advice if you're thinking of going ultra.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE
 

04-Mar-15

10 Things You Need To Know about ultramarathon running

By Andy Mouncey

Andy specializes in coaching ultra-marathon runners and triathletes so that their training has balance and their race performance becomes more consistent. Here's his advice if you're thinking of going ultra.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE