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The Endurance Blog

The Injurance Blog Pt5 - Piriformis and glutes can be pain in the arse...

In addition to our regular Endurance Blog, which covers topics related to endurance coaching and nutrition, we will also be publishing Injurance Blog, which cover common injury topics for endurance athletes. We work in conjunction with A6 Physiotherapy and Axis Podiatry who contribute their expert advice for each blog post. If you have any questions, post them on THE ENDURANCE STORE Facebook Page, where this blog in posted. Back pain is perhaps he most common of all ailments that we see with endurance athletes. This week Sam and Dr Lindsay give us the low down on the things you can...

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Why, despite training hard, do I not get faster each year?

I like to consider myself to be a 'regular exerciser'. I'm generally training 1-2 times per day and I know how to structure my training towards me end goal. I've been taking part in triathlons and ultra endurance racing for 30 years. If I were to ask whether I've got faster in the last 10 years, the answer is probably no, my level has stayed the same, with the exception of a few marginal changes. This made me slightly sad as I seemed to be flogging myself every day of the week and probably train 20 hour per week. Of...

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The Injurance Blog Pt4 - Back Pain & Endurance Performance

In addition to our regular Endurance Blog, which covers topics related to endurance coaching and nutrition, we will also be publishing Injurance Blog, which cover common injury topics for endurance athletes. We work in conjunction with A6 Physiotherapy and Axis Podiatry who contribute their expert advice for each blog post. If you have any questions, post them on THE ENDURANCE STORE Facebook Page, where this blog in posted. Back pain is perhaps he most common of all ailments that we see with endurance athletes. This week Sam and Dr Lindsay give us the low down on the things you can...

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Iron Tips: Ironman Nutrition Planning

IRON Tips

Most people have an idea of what they are going to take during an Ironman competition for hydration and fueling. From our experience, you should have a base plan for both bike and run, but you also need to be flexible. There will be times during the marathon when you just can't stomach another gel or another bottle of energy drink. At those points you should just go for whatever you feel like at that time to get you through. However, you do need to start with a plan and there's a good chance that the plan will get you...

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Swim Club Blog: Is there a draft or is it me?

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. If you follow our blogs,...

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