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An Interview with A World Record Holder! - The 'Running Granny'

An Interview with A World Record Holder! - The 'Running Granny'

Angela White, AKA ‘The Running Granny’, recently ran more than 800 miles in 18 days. Setting a world record in the process!

In this article ‘The Running Granny’ tells you:

  • About her incredible world record - Including why she did it

  • Her top tips for running

  • Her nutrition and kit recommendations

What Does it Take to Complete some of the Toughest Ultra-Marathons in the World?

What Does it Take to Complete some of the Toughest Ultra-Marathons in the World?

What does it take to complete some of the toughest endurance races in the world? Including the MdS, UTMB, TDS and the UTMR

In this article, Alan Li (a man who has completed them all!) gives you tips and advice that can help you achieve your goals, kit and nutrition recommendations and an overview of these super-tough races

Can Rituals, Superstitions and Strange Habits Actually Improve Your Running Performance?

Can Rituals, Superstitions and Strange Habits Actually Improve Your Running Performance?

Runners and endurance athletes do some strange things that make us believe they will improve our performances.

Whether that’s our pre-race rituals, our lucky pants or the systems and processes that we go through.

But can they actually help improve your performance?

Improve Your Ultra-Running with These 5 Shorter Sessions

Improve Your Ultra-Running with These 5 Shorter Sessions

Including higher quality, shorter training sessions can improve your ultra-running performance significantly.

In this article I explain…

  • My definition of a ‘quality’ session

  • Why ‘quality’ training sessions are important for ultra-runners

  • 5 different types of training sessions - including examples of how to do them

Could A High Fat, Low Carb (Keto) Diet Improve Your Running Performance?

Could A High Fat, Low Carb (Keto) Diet Improve Your Running Performance?

What are the benefits of a high-fat, low-carb (keto) diet for ultra-runners?

Will a keto diet help you achieve your running goals?

And what are the specific foods that I use when training and racing on a keto diet?

Focusing on the Future, Not on Failure - A Review of My World Record LEJOG Attempt

Focusing on the Future, Not on Failure - A Review of My World Record LEJOG Attempt

What went wrong (and right) in my attempt to run more than 800 miles in 9 days?

How am I using my failure to look at the future in a positive way?

Plus, what’s next in my ultra-running diary?

The Monthly Mileage: March 2019 - 4 Tips on How to Prepare for Races, Including Video and a FREE Race Checklist!

The Monthly Mileage: March 2019 - 4 Tips on How to Prepare for Races, Including Video and a FREE Race Checklist!

Learn 4 tips for preparing for races - including videos of my nightly routine before major runs.

Plus you can grab your FREE pre-race checklist!

I’ve used these on the way to winning 100 mile and 100km races. And as part of my training in March, where I ran 1,066km (262 miles).

Running Tips and Advice from A 100 Marathon Club Member

Running Tips and Advice from A 100 Marathon Club Member

What does it take to be part of the 100 marathon club? Or to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks? Or to do 10 ultra marathons in 10 days?

And what advice can you get to improve your own running?

Find out in this interview with Barry Gerhold. Who’s done it all. And is planning much more!

4 Tips to Improve Your Performance by Resting More - From A Month Where I Ran More than 1,000km!

4 Tips to Improve Your Performance by Resting More - From A Month Where I Ran More than 1,000km!

How did I use rest to maximise my performance in February? When I still ran more than 1,000km (630+ miles).

And what did I eat and drink to keep up with the physical demands?

Read my review of my running and nutrition in February 2019 to find out!

How I Stayed Focused During A 1,240km Month of Running - The Monthly Mileage: Jan 2019

How I Stayed Focused During A 1,240km Month of Running - The Monthly Mileage: Jan 2019

What techniques did I use to stay focused during a month where I ran more than 1,200km (760 miles)?

And what did I eat and drink to keep up with the physical demands?

Read my review of January 2019 to find out!

25 of the Best Articles from 2018 to Improve Your Performance

25 of the Best Articles from 2018 to Improve Your Performance

Improve your performances by reading some of the best articles from 2018.

This summary covers information for training, racing, psychology, nutrition and inspirational stories

The Monthly Mileage: Nov 2018 - A 600Km Month with 2nd Place in a 50 Miler

The Monthly Mileage: Nov 2018 - A 600Km Month with 2nd Place in a 50 Miler

How much did I run in November 2018? And how much crap did I eat?

And what helped me achieve a 2nd place finish at the Wendover Woods 50 Miler? And then run a marathon the next day?

Find out in the Monthly Mileage blog for November 2018!