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RUN CLUB – BANK OF NY MELLON – Monthly Subscription

RUN CLUB – BANK OF NY MELLON – Monthly Subscription

SUBSCRIBE BELOW – €22 per month! RUN CLUB What is Run Club? Who is it for? Do I have to be fit?  Run Club services runners of all levels from those interested in getting started to very experienced competitors. We provide training plans and weekly sessions for several different levels of experience. What are the goals…

Evidence why you should transition to minimalist running

Evidence why you should transition to minimalist running

I was at a very useful lecture in IT Tallaght, Dublin last week given by Sports Science lecturer Dr. Joe Warne on Barefoot Running entitled: ‘Training footwear and avoiding injury’. Dr. Warne has a number of published papers in this area which look at things such as running performance as well as metatarsal stress fractures.…

Are runners just too lazy to practice technique?

Are runners just too lazy to practice technique?

As a technical coach it is tempting to blame resistance to the idea of ‘technical’ training as opposed to ‘just running’ on inherent laziness in runners. I could bemoan that runners just want to ‘run, run, run and think of nothing else’. Superficially this seems to be true for many runners – they just want…

Information sheet

Information sheet

Thanks to everyone who attended and took the time to listen to our team’s talk. We have put together the most relevant links and a few of the more ‘information-hefty’ slides for you below for your reference. Learn more about the full workshop experiences here   Further reading – books This list is by no…

Improving running economy through nutrition and lifestyle – information sheet

Thanks to everyone who attended and took the time to listen to Barry Murray and the ChampionsEverywhere team at yesterday’s talk in Great Outdoors. We have put together the most relevant links and a few of the more ‘information-hefty’ slides for you below for your reference. Learn more about the full workshop experience here Sample…

René writes in Irish Runner magazine

René writes in Irish Runner magazine

If you haven’t bought the “Irish Runner” magazine yet, we recommend you do: René contributes several articles to the special “Trail section” of the magazine and has the “honour” of being the magazine’s centre-fold (Donal Glackin’s gorgeous shot from the central pages are below, pity they couldn’t secure a prettier model but the Spink in…

Nothing new about intervals?

Towards the end of last year, a coaching colleague made me aware of a British website called “New Interval Training”, a non-profit site that shares insights into what they call Lactate Dynamics and New Interval Training methods. “New Interval Training” differentiates itself from what it calls “Old Interval Training” by the use of “roll-on recoveries” meaning…

Kerry training weekend

In 2006, Barry Minnock began an informal tradition within the Irish Mountain Running Association that was to gain in popularity quickly: an early Spring “Kerry training weekend”. Starting out with a weekend of running in close to mighty Brandon mountain, the event moved to Killarney in the heart of MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and began to feature…

Barry Minnock

Barry Minnock is an international mountain runner and member of the Irish Marathon Mission with a PB of 2:17 for the distance. It’s been a great week – 2 races, 2 PBs, 1 victory, 1 course record & some pocket money. I’m only 6 weeks into my Lydiard training programme from Rene Borg and it’s…

Markus Roessel testimonial

Markus Roessel testimonial

“Running is an ideal outlet for every mood and feeling. Consequently, training should be fun and efficient. It doesn’t matter if you try to complete your first 5k race, crack the 3 hours in the Marathon or just boost your general health and wellbeing. A clear goal mixed with a straightforward structure and every goal…

CE coaches attend Lydiard Seminar Invitational

Our ChampionsEverywhere coaches travelled to the Lydiard Coaches Certification Invitational on the weekend of the 9th-11th September organised by the Lydiard Foundation: “For the past 7 years the Lydiard Foundation has been dedicated to preserving the legacy of the late, great coach, Arthur Lydiard. While staying true to the principles that have made this the premier…

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