Cross training doesn’t need to involve a gym membership or expensive specialised equipment. In this video, I talk about 4 free or cheap cross training options that I regularly use.
As 2019 comes to an end, I thought I would share a few of my favourite movement, nourishment and wellness blog posts from the last year.
This week’s guest blogger is the wonderful Vicki, aka vickithevibe.
Three things I can tell you about Vicki (apart from that she is an incredible runner!): she is a Scot living in Dubai, she is an Adidas running crew coach, and her Instagram feed is full to the brim with inspiration. I highly recommend you check her out!
You are in a training cycle, but you are due to go away on a vacation/business trip; what do you do with your training while away?
Firstly, be honest with yourself, will you be able to fit in any workouts while away?
When you can’t be bothered running and you’d rather stay in and watch Netflix, or meet your friends for a drink, perhaps have a bath with a glass of wine, or an extra hour in bed; we’ve all been there. But what do you do? Do you give into temptation and not run, or do you force yourself out the door?
Ask yourself these questions:
Whether you are coming back to running from time out due to an injury or are completely new to running, I recommend starting out the exact same way.
Here are my top 3 tips.
We’ve all been there, a run that is a struggle from start to finish. Our legs feel like lead. Every step feels like it could be the last before tumbling to the ground in a heap. These are the runs where we prove to ourselves that we are strong and capable.
Boy oh boy, this morning’s run was one of these tough runs, and in fact my husband was feeling the same way, so at least we were both on the struggle train together.
Having a running coach isn’t just for elite, Olympic level athletes. Sure they all have coaches, but anyone can have a running coach; whether you are trying to hit a personal best, getting back into running after an injury or long break, you are completely new to running, or you have hit a plateau in your times and need help pushing through.