How to Easily Improve Your Running Part 2: Recovery After Hard Training

May 12 2015 0 Comments May 2015 pinned

This is part 2 of a three part-series of articles from our Tuvizo-sponsored athlete Andrew Tunstall. Everyone knows that to get fit you need to train; and logic follows that the more you train, the fitter you will get. So imagine you could run flat out, all day, every day…. you would be super fit, right? WRONG. You’d be dead probably, and it wouldn’t take too long either. When you train, your body breaks down. Afterwards, when you are tired, stiff and sore, your body regenerates itself, rebuilding what was broken down so it is stronger than before. Each successive bout of...

How to Easily Improve Your Running Part 1: Simple Principles Of Speed Work For Endurance Running

May 11 2015 0 Comments May 2015 pinned

This is part 1 of a three part-series of articles from our Tuvizo sponsored athlete Andrew Tunstall. We all know what speed work is – or at least we think we do - and we all agree it would add value to our training regimen. Anecdotal evidence has it, however, that most of us long distance runners don’t seem to “get around to it”. The purpose of this little article is to do away with a lot of the mystique around this dark art and show just how easy it is to incorporate, and extract value from, real speed work in...

Mindfulness Improves Quality Of Life

Apr 27 2015 0 Comments April 2015 pinned

Where do you find mindfulness? WHAT IS MINDFULNESS? Mindfulness has been around for centuries but it is only in recent times that the Western world has taken note of it.  Mindfulness is the art of being in the present, not letting thoughts of the past or the future cloud the joy of being in the now [TWEET THIS!].  It helps you to rid yourself of negative thoughts before they take control of your life.  Through the art of meditation and deep breathing you are taught to be in control of your thoughts and your reactions to them.  You begin to...

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