Posts Tagged 'Running'

Why do Kenyans dominate long distance running?

Why do Kenyans dominate long distance running?

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.

Three simple steps to help you find your running flow

Three simple steps to help you find your running flow

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.