Thursday, August 13, 2020

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...

Quick Warm-up for Runners, Cyclists and Gym-goers

Quick, no excuses Warm-Up for runners, cyclists, gym go-ers etc to help get blood flowing and muscles activated as well as joints lubricated. Most people find it hard (excuse or no excuse) to exercise let alone warm up. Here...

How to Cool Down with Static Stretching, by Conor Crilly

How to cool down with static stretching after your run. Cooling down is just as important as warming up and can help you as a runner not just to recover right and settle your working muscles, but can also...

Training Tips from Dave in These Challenging Times

Bear in mind that it takes months and years of consistency to build a good endurance base or endurance backbone and it is a continual work in progress. With the decimation of the race calendar it is probably a...

Coaches Corner – Easy and Steady Running

In my first article (Tempo Running) I highlighted the importance of specificity in planning a training programme to meet the demands of the distance you are aiming to race over and also the importance of knowing the goal of every run or session.  Today I...
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PHYSIO

Meet The Physio – Sinead Boyle

By Karla Borland, from her blog www.whatkarladid.com Sinead is a physiotherapist based in Ireland. We started rowing together at Bann Rowing Club around 16 years...

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