Author: Bryony McCormick

Beat the cold! Don’t let extreme cold and wet weather put a dent in your running training. Here are some tips that’ll have you facing the elements safely and comfortably in no time.    In extreme cold and wet weather, running (and simply getting out of the house) is not only a challenge, it’s also a risk. Wearing the correct gear, planning and packing for all scenarios (including...

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Nervous to try night skiing – well don’t be! Here’s a list of dos and don’ts that will work to ensure you get to maximize your time on the slopes well into the night!    Don’t end your day on the slopes when the sun goes down, instead visit a resort that offers night skiing and experience the thrill of skiing or boarding under the stars. Night...

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Six tips that’ll have you reaching the top of climbs with a smile on your dial and a spring in your step.     Not everybody has the natural talent of an elite athlete, and getting you’re A-into-gear is no easy feat when it comes to climbing. What’s more, by being an off-road trail junkie you’re instantly signing up for even more of a challenge, as uphills are made...

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  Just one speed session a week can improve your overall times and ability! Improving your speed isn’t as easy as snapping your fingers or taking a magical pill, but it can be as simple as including a speed session into your weekly training. Speed work teaches your body to run faster for longer periods of time. The benefits are that you get stronger mentally and...

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Did you know that minimizing your risk of sickness before a big race or during training can be as simple as incorporating certain immune boosting foods into your diet?     A healthy immune system involves more than popping Vitamin C pills.  Certain foods can boost your immune system to the point of preventing the onset of sickness and should be a part of your daily routine. Eating...

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I grew up in the eighties. That was before the Internet, in fact, it was before computers were really even a thing. Mobile phones were something we gawked over in movies like Back to the Future. The absence of technology during the bulk of my childhood meant I was forced to do two things daily to keep myself entertained: I had to use my imagination,...

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