Friday, October 23, 2020

Tips to getting up earlier to get your run out of the way

Tips to getting up earlier to get your run out of the way. Most people struggle with wakening up let alone wakening up earlier to get their run done. I too am one of those people but know that by...

Blended Learning LiRF Courses Now Available

From Athletics NI. Athletics Northern Ireland is pleased to announce that the booking system for the new look Blended Learning Leader in Running Fitness course is now open. We would like to thank everyone at UKA and Welsh Athletics who...

7 Strength Training Exercises all Runners Should be Doing. Stong body, Strong Running

7 strength training exercises all runners should be doing. Strong body, strong running. Regular strength training can complement your running and become a valuable cross-training activity. By understanding which muscles are working, the joint actions involved, and how each exercise...

MY 3 GO-TO CORE/AB BODYWEIGHT EXERCISES TO HELP WITH YOUR RUNNING

My 3 go-to core/ab bodyweight exercises to help with your running. Running has a lot to do with power, cadence, speed, efficiency etc but what people don't seem to realise is that a strong core and stomach will help too....

Enjoy the trails of our wonderful country in the comfort of your own home

20 min virtual trail run for your treadmill around Slieve Gullion Forset Park and Killeavy Castle. This Second virtual run of mine takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Slieve Gullion. Run a long with me and take in the...

A runners’ foamrolling and stretch routine. Running tips. Backballer. Trigger point. New runners.

Here I go through my quick foamrolling routine to work and help the major muscles used during running. I highly recommend foamrolling to better not only your body but to help you become an overall better athlete. At the end...

Does your knee collapse inward when running? Let’s go about fixing it!

 One of the main issues with runners is what's known as a valgus collapse of the knee or an inward roll of the knee. This issue can lead to injuries from knee pain to back pain and inevitably put...

Questions New Runners Ask While Out Running

It's great to see so many new runners out on the road but a lot of questions arise while out running and it's hard to know what to do if you've never been given the answers. While out for...

Running Plus Squats Results in One Hell of a Workout. Here’s What to Do

Running plus squats results in one hell of a workout. Here's what to do. How many times have you been doing so much resistance work that you feel you've ignored your cardio or so much cardio that you've felt you've...

Athletics NI to Host Renowned Coaches on New Coaching Zoom Series

22 May 2020 Athletics NI are excited to launch another series, focusing on the 'Development of Speed & Power Athletes' where we will host renowned coaches: Dan Pfaff, Fuzz Caan, Benke Blomkvist, Trevor Painter and Nick Garcia. As registrations for the...
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