Training in Heart Rate Zones

In my previous post, I mentioned training in a different way to keep you motivated and heart rate was one of those examples. There are plenty of different terms when talking about heart rate and how you can calculate your heart rate zones. Aerobic means “with oxygen” this type of exercise stimulates the heart and breathing rate so that it can be sustained throughout your whole session. This is why for the Ironman we are expected to do the majority…

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Training Motivation Tips

Here are some tips on how to stay motivated for training, whether you have an event that you’re unsure if it will go ahead or no events at all. I am currently training for Ironman Barcelona with no idea whether the event will happen but I am trying out different things to keep myself motivated. Focus on a different goal whilst training. For the ironman we are training in heart rate zones and time rather than pace. This is different…

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Run This Year

Part two of our event series for 2020, running. If you missed the swim events post you can take a look here. These blog posts are to encourage new runners to get their trainers on or experienced runners to take their running to the next level. Wherever you are starting from or whatever your goal, there are communities and events that you can join! Couch to 5km   This nine-week programme from the NHS takes you from the sofa (couch sounds…

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Run Fit Assessment

I recently injured my foot which meant I had to stop running, now for some people that would be rather distressing, but I am not the biggest fan of running. During my physio treatment I decided to get a Run Fit Assessment as I had never had a run fit before except a basic gait test/shoe fit. I have the London Triathlon in July and if I am about to start running again I thought it would be best to…

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Free Run Clubs London

ASICS – A run club both Monday and Friday nights from their flagship store on Oxford Circus. They start at 7pm on both night, all abilities welcome and lockers available. Tickets are bought via Eventbrite. Adidas Runners – A run club by Adidas where you can normally trial their latest shoe on the run. The club is run by various Adidas Ambassadors on a Monday 7pm at Regent’s Park, a Women’s run club from their 152 studio on Wednesday 7pm…

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