I often refer to 3:3 breathing patterns for running, but you’ll also hear me talking to runners about 4:4, 3:2 and 2:2. These ratios are simply an expression of the number of strides spent inhaling versus the number of strides exhaling.
I want to share a few marathon training mistakes that you need to avoid, if you’re going to reach your running goals in the new year. It’s always really exciting at this time of year to look ahead to our running goals for the spring! For many of us, these goals are going to involve a spring marathon! Whatever your marathon goals are, there are a number of common training errors which you need to avoid if you’re going to be successful on race day.
As runners, we need to be incorporating regular strength, stability and mobility exercises into our weekly regimes, to help avoid imbalances from developing from the repetitive motion of running.
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The short video above explains HERE’s #mybeautifulrun project, and what I was participating in as part of HERE’s group of 50 tracked runners, sharing real-time data throughout the marathon.
Each of us tracked runners wore a smartwatch loaded with HERE’s tracking software, which enabled their team to receive our individual data on the run and turn it into a meaningful visualisation.
The Berlin Marathon is one of those races that exist on many runner’s bucket lists. My own included! So when I received a message a few weeks ago asking if I’d like a last minute place in this year’s Berlin Marathon, I jumped at the chance.