Less is more

Researchers have found a correlation between injuries and frequent race efforts. This connection also extends to speedwork, since intervals also require a near-maximal effort. So if you train fast once or twice a week Read More…

Jenna Jones

Before Stoke FIT I was running around a mile a time on my own a few times a month. I had no will power to get out and do it and if the weather was slightly bad that was it, no chance I would go out!

A friend and I started to hear about this group who had started running around forest park twice a week, so we decided to give it a go! How hard could it be. Well let me tell you it was really hard and we were only doing around 2 miles with a couple of breaks in between. However Read More…

How to plan a long term speed improvement plan

As with everything, the best results will come with gradual steady progress rather than jumping in at the deep end and going all out.
Here is our advice on how to plan and execute a successful session.
Like most goals and working towards them, it is best to start with the end result in mind, and plan back from that up until the present day.
So, if for example, we were aiming to do Read More…

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