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Swim Club Blog: Medley... Medley... Medley...

The Endurance Store Swim Club provides you with simple swim training plans throughout the winter months. The plan runs October to October and is completely free. We only ask that you pre-register so that your training plans can be emailed directly. Registration is free and you may unsubscribe at any time from the Swim Club and stop receiving updates. Overview of the swim plan be seen below, but before you start you need to complete a test to set your swim paces, then register and download the sessions. GO HERE to register for swim club. In the words of Mutley...

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Are you over-training or do you simply need to stop being lazy!

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It's a question commonly asked by endurance athletes up and down the country and yet there's never a simple answer! I have to state upfront that the following article is partly subjective and my personal views are not those of everyone, but having coached for many years, here's my experiences: Stress and Adaptation We get stronger through the process of stress and adaptation, this in simple terms is 'running the body down' then 'allowing sufficient recovery time for adaptation'. If you run your body down during any training session, it will then, given the correct conditions, recover to a point...

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Swim Club Blog: Focus On The Critical Things

The Endurance Store Swim Club provides you with simple swim training plans throughout the winter months. The plan runs October to October and is completely free. We only ask that you pre-register so that your training plans can be emailed directly. Registration is free and you may unsubscribe at any time from the Swim Club and stop receiving updates. Overview of the swim plan be seen below, but before you start you need to complete a test to set your swim paces, then register and download the sessions. GO HERE to register for swim club. Triathlon is a relatively new...

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Choosing the right running shoes, part 2

We posted a blog 2 weeks ago which discussed the benefits of support shoes and why pronation occurs. This week, we're going to discuss some of the other things you need to think about when buying running shoes. Support or Guidance If you missed part 1, you can read it HERE. We outlined why runner pronate and what can cause them to over-pronate. For those who do over-pronate, there are 2 common options, which are termed 'support' or 'guidance' shoes. Support shoes provide assistance by strengthening the inside of the shoe. Often the foam on the inside is very hard...

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Swim Club Blog: It's all in the timing...

The Endurance Store Swim Club provides you with simple swim training plans throughout the winter months. The plan runs October to October and is completely free. We only ask that you pre-register so that your training plans can be emailed directly. Registration is free and you may unsubscribe at any time from the Swim Club and stop receiving updates. Overview of the swim plan be seen below, but before you start you need to complete a test to set your swim paces, then register and download the sessions. GO HERE to register for swim club. So we've talked in the...

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