Sunday, October 25, 2020

Peter Stanley & Steve Ingham Lead Athletics NI Annual Coaching Conference

The Athletics NI Annual Coaching Conference held on 1st December 2019 at Ulster University, Jordanstown attracted coaches from across the country. British Athletics Head of Field and Combined Events, Peter Stanley, headlined the conference reflecting on his own journey in...

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...

Athletics NI Coaching News

Annual Coaching Awards 2019 Athletics NI invite you to nominate your favourite coaches in the following categories: Participation/ Community Coach of the Year Development Coach of the Year Young Coach of the Year This is the perfect opportunity for you to...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...
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