Training for an ultra-marathon is a huge commitment, which will take a large chunk of your time over a relatively long period.
It’s that time of year where people are starting to consider taking up running of some form.
The most important thing here is to not try something new or decide to eat a different breakfasts the last minute because you have been told by a friend it is a better option.
There are three important considerations to keep in mind in preparation for your upcoming marathon, Sarah-Jane our in-house Nutritionist advises on how you can be race ready.
Learning exactly how much time you need to recover from running may come from simply observing your body and trial and error. The intensity and volume of your workout influences the amount of recovery you need.
Unlike many other sports, triathlons require the body to tolerate intense stress over a prolonged time period.
As a keen cyclist once you have mastered the art of building up your basic miles and you start to feel comfortable at a steady pace.
Strength training can be a very confusing part of exercise and wellbeing for many as it predominantly holds connotations of enormous bulging muscles.