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Heart Rate Training

Do you use a heart rate monitor? I’ve been using heart rate monitors since I got my first one in December 2008: a good Timex one. Then since then I’ve used one with my Garmin. I learned the majority of … Continue reading

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Heart Rate Training

I use heart rate training when I run as opposed to pace or speed.  I find it works well for me and means that I run more in tune with my body and how I’m feeling, instead of just trying … Continue reading

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Heart Rate Training

Someone was asking me about heart rate training zones last night… I work mine out with the rather basic formula of take 220 – your age = your max heart rate.  That would make mine 190… and it seems to … Continue reading

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Wk13 into Wk14 & Training

Last week was a good balance of training and rest for me. Although I only did one strength session (on holiday) I did a good amount of running – nice and easy apart from the half marathon yesterday. Here’s what … Continue reading

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My Scottish Half Strategy

I figured with a couple of days to go until the Scottish half, it’d be a good idea to look at the route and elevation, and the weather and see what my plans for the run will be. Having been … Continue reading

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18.2M long training run

After a wee bit of a time off running in the last couple of weeks (blame the ice, a little lack of motivation and starting a new job)… I’ll be honest and say I wasn’t looking forward to my long … Continue reading

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15.2M – wk 2 marathon training

Week 2 Training for the London marathon and my plan had 15 miles at 9:08 minute mile pace. I thought it’d be a welcome relief after pushing it a little on the half marathon last week, to run 8:40 min … Continue reading

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Wk52 into 2018 marathon training

Here’s what I’ll have done this week, training wise. 3 runs, 2 strength days and 2 rest days. Easy peasy. I’ve settled into getting my runs and strength sessions done, and am finding it easy to do since I’m setting … Continue reading

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6 week – 10k training plan

With 6 weeks to go until the Great Women’s 10k I’ve entered, I decided it would be a good idea to get a training plan together. I managed to run 10k in 48:19 minutes at the Loch Katrine 10k in … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 training plan

The last week of 2016 was a bit of a scrabble for me, a scrabble to get my annual mileage rounded up to 1050 miles. It meant me running about 25 miles over 5 runs, and gave me the big … Continue reading

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