Thursday, October 22, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Coaches Corner – Tempo Running

by Dave Lonnen Any running programme should be tailored towards the goals and targets of the athlete and the right balance of interval, tempo, steady and easy running is crucial if the athlete is to achieve optimum results.  Specificity and...
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