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Reasons to Keep a Training Journal

We know movement is good for our bodies. Yet, many of us still struggle to make it to the gym, or hit the path for our long runs consistently.  Keeping a training journal or diary can...

Train Like an Obstacle Course Racer

Even if you never run an obstacle course race (OCR), training for one could get you in the best shape of your life. Training like an obstacle course racer is possibly the most comprehensive training...

The Best Training Exercises for Hiking Season

There’s nothing worse than being puffed on those summer hikes. In fact, as you set your sights on your favourite hiking trails in any season, a few simple exercises performed in advance could make...

12 Weeks to Your First 70.3

An Ironman 70.3 or half-Ironman involves a 1900-metre swim, a 90-kilometre bike ride, and a 21.1-kilometre run. This program is designed for someone who has completed some sprint-distance triathlons, and Olympic-distance triathlons and who...

A Guide to Running a Half-Marathon in Under Two Hours

Running under two hours in the half-marathon is an achievable goal for many runners. In this gentle half build you will be guided through a 12-week training plan where the goal is to run...

20 Weeks to Your Marathon PB

If you are someone who has ran marathons before but is looking to achieve a new personal best, this is the plan for you. This 20-week plan assumes you can already comfortably run three...

Eight Weeks to a Faster 10 Km

This simple training plan has you running four days a week with core and stretch sessions on rest days. Find or create a routine that gives you about 10 minutes’ worth of exercises with each...
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Half-Ironman Training Plan

Half-Ironman Training Plan

This beginner Half Ironman training program is designed to have you ready for a 70.3 Half Ironman in 12 weeks. During this program you will have three to four exposures in each sport each...
Half-Marathon Training Plan

Half-Marathon Training Plan

The half-marathon is a very achievable distance for most runners, both those with years of experience, as well as those who are relatively new to the sport. It is recommended that you be able...
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