Tag: Training

26 October, 2017
Time out from training: why an off-season break is good for performance success
Are you someone who has an iron-will all year round without taking a proper break from structured training? Learning to know when to take a break and for how long, is key, before it damages your performance. Particularly if you’re… Read More
15 September, 2017
The Major Do’s and Don’ts of Running a Marathon
It’s nearly here – you’re just weeks away from your marathon day, and it’s time to put the finishing touches to your training. But there are still a few essential things you need to do if you’re going to ensure… Read More
24 August, 2017
Racing legend Sean Kelly talks cycling
Seven time Paris-Nice victor, nine time winner of the monument classics, and now one of Eurosport’s most well-respected commentators, Sean Kelly arguably headed up a golden era for Irish cycling that saw him emerge as one of the most successful… Read More
Callum Hawkins 28 July, 2017
What is it like to prepare for a World Championship Marathon?
With the IAAF Athletics World Championship taking place in August, we asked Great Britain middle-distance runner, Olympian and HIGH5 athlete, Callum Hawkins  about his recent training in preparation for the World Championships Marathon on Sunday 6th August. March saw me… Read More
20 March, 2017
The secret ingredient for your marathon training
How important is it to rest during high mileage weeks leading up to a race such as the London Marathon? The answer is, yes you’ve guessed it, VERY important! In fact, it could be argued that it is just as… Read More
2 February, 2017
The importance of the ‘long run’ & how to progress
The coaching team from RunningWithUs take a look at the long run and how you can use it to your best advantage for your marathon training. NYC_LOTR-3118 2 (1)The ‘long run’ can be the most daunting part of your running training plan.… Read More
9 January, 2017
Be a stronger runner this year
‘New Year, New You’! We’ve heard it loads before but what does it actually mean for you as an individual runner? The new year provides both a chance to start afresh, tackle new challenges and set new goals, review and… Read More
4 January, 2017
Winter Training Blog – Part 2
Winter Turbo Sessions When winter draws in and the weather gets less inspiring, spending time outside on the bike seems less appealing and sometimes, not possible owing to floods, ice or snow. Turbo training is a great way to keep… Read More
winter running 2 December, 2016
How to survive the winter running
Keeping yourself motivated when the weather turns cold and dark is the hardest part about being a runner. Running can start to feel like a chore. A mental barrier appears with numerous excuses stopping you from lacing up and getting… Read More
28 November, 2016
Improve your swim performance
For most athletes, the swim can often be the least trained and most disliked discpline of a triathlon. With this in mind we recently spoke to #HIGH5fuelled Matt Trautman to get his advice on how to improve the swim section… Read More