How to Start Running Again – After a Break or Injury

Returning to running after an extended break can be tricky. Whether your break was due to an injury, scheduling issues, or just falling out of love with running temporarily. Starting running again is not only a test of your physical ability but also mental resiliency. The most common mistake returning runners make is jumping back … Read more

Endure, by Alex Hutchinson – Notes on My New Favorite Running Book

Hey guys, Today I’m going to break form somewhat and deliver what is essentially a book report.    I don’t usually go into detail when discussing books here, but Endure by Alex Hutchinson had so many valuable insights for endurance athletes I felt compelled to write about it – and capture some of my notes for my own future … Read more

10 Dynamite Ways To Find Time For Run Training

One of the biggest day-to-day problems faced by runners is simply how to find time to run. Whether you’re just starting your running habit or training for a marathon, working your running schedule around the rest of your life can be tricky. Whether it’s your job, your family, kids, other hobbies or commitments . . … Read more

Join Our Marathon Training Strava Club!

Hey guys, interested in a marathon training Strava club? Today we are launching our Marathon Handbook Runners Strava Club, open to all runners. We’re excited to use the marathon training Strava Club as a means to build our bind our community together. We get thousands of runners using our resources each week, and now our goal … Read more

Books I Talk About When I Talk About Running

After running, reading books is one of my favourite things to do. I’m often asked to recommend books about running; whether it’s books on training, injury prevention, personal accounts, or simply good reads. In this blog, I’m going to cover some of my favourite books about running – books that are ‘good reads’, books which … Read more

7 Habits of Highly Effective Runners

Hey guys, Do you ever find yourself lacking in running motivation when you’re getting ready to go for a run? Suddenly the sofa seems much more tempting, you find yourself surfing Youtube, you remember you still have to do the dishes . . .  It happens to all of us – we all go through … Read more

How To Choose Running Shorts

Running shorts.  Every runner needs a pair, and while you can usually get away with any old pair of shorts when you start out, once you start doing long distance runs it’s a good idea to invest in a dedicated pair of running shorts. This article looks are what to consider in terms of short … Read more

How To Prepare For Running At Altitude

Running at altitude comes with it’s own set of rules.  Altitude affects runners in different ways – shortness of breath is common, and dizziness or nausea are possible.  Older runners tend to get affected easier than younger.    Some runners are interested in training to run races at high altitude, while others use altitude training … Read more