Author Archives: theimprobablerunner

Running Memes and Rants

So now we’re all over the sickly sweet emphatically cheery new year new start bollocks.  Let’s face it January and February are pretty much the worst months of the year. If you’re new to running then after the first two … Continue reading

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Running Injuries 101

Running newbies, this is a quick guide to what to do when something hurts, what will m ake it worse and what’s going to help you get back into your trainers quicker. ITS YOUR OWN FAULT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  First thing is first. … Continue reading

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Advice For The Runner On A Diet

Many newbie runners first put on their trainers with one primary goal. Dieting and Weight loss. This post is designed to give you guys a helping hand. We all know why it’s so attractive as a weight loss measure. The … Continue reading

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Around the World Running Blog Relay 2014

Around the World Running Blog Relay 2014.

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The Runner’s Guide To Surviving Christmas

 So it’s Christmas and the LAST thing most of us think about is moderation and our waist line. The average weight gain over the holiday period is a hefty 7 pounds. This can take the best of us a few … Continue reading

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The Newbie Runner’s Guide To Stretching

Stretching is one of those things we all know we should do right? P.E teachers across the land drilled into us from an early age that we should at least give it a half arsed attempt before and after exercise. … Continue reading

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Rules for the Running Streak

Now in general I am not a fan of streaking. I’m talking about the kind where you run everyday, not the kind where you get naked…..unless you’re a REALLY adventurous runner and don’t mind the cold. For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Nutritional Supplements For Runners – Myths, Facts & Warnings

Walk into any health shop and we are confronted with a mass of pills potions and lotions all claiming to give us super speed. Magnesium, comes with free ‘Flash’ t-shirt….yeah not quite. So what should and shouldn’t we be taking? … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award

Thanks so much for my award Things I Hate Some I Like. These things always make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Like I’ve drank a pint of costa hot chocolate, but with less calories and no sicky feeling … Continue reading

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Speed Training – Know Your Muscle Types

We are approaching the winter when runners will one of two things: – sit back unwrap a box of mince pies and put away the trainers until the January sales are over. – or think ahead to next spring’s pb … Continue reading

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