Not every elite runner has perfect form. But, the contrast in form between elite runners and non-elite runners couldn’t be…
Tight hamstrings are a major issue for runners, they’re are often shocked to learn their hamstrings need to be stronger. But can yoga for tight hamstrings help?
Mary Keitany of Kenya aged 35 won her third London Marathon on Sunday, while fellow Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru, won the men’s race in 2:05:56. It’s no real surprise that the Kenyans once again dominated. For the last 15 years, the male winners have all come from East Africa (12 from Kenya, 3 from Ethiopia). The East African woman have been just as dominant too, in the last 8 years all the winners have been born in Kenya or Ethiopia.
Running Flow offers the tools and strategies needed to fully experience the power of flow and reach those personal bests.
To celebrate the London Marathon this weekend we are giving you the chance to win a Kindle Fire and a copy of the ever popular Daniels Running Formula.
The ability to enter into a flow state of mind will help you overcome the psychological barriers associated with any race. In the new book Running Flow, pioneering flow researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi along with Philip Latter and Christine Weinkauff Duranso give you the tools and strategies for experiencing the power of flow yourself. Follow the three steps in this post to help maximise your chances of finding flow in your runs.
It’s no wonder the 5k is one of the most popular race distances. For newcomer’s to running it’s a good first test and for the initiated it’s a chance to really let rip. Novice or pro, if you’ve been trying to improve your 5k time the latest research suggests you may want to skip a run and head for the gym.
The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism published by Human Kinetics has examined whether carbohydrate-protein ingestion influences muscle glycogen metabolism during short-term recovery from exhaustive treadmill running and subsequent exercise.