Training Blog

  • Strength training for runners

    Today's topic is strength training for runners  Building a strong body is key, over the years I have realised the benefits of strength training and...
  • What training should I do through lockdown?

    It's a simple question but it's hard to know the correct answer.  With multiple lockdowns over the past year and races being cancelled every month...
  • Race Report - Chase the Moon 10k & Time Trials (December 2020)

    What a month for PW Performance coached athletes!   Over the last few weeks I decided to set a large percentage of the athletes I coach a race or t...
  • Lactate Testing - What is it?

    Lactate testing is a test that a coach can use on his athletes to find out their correct heart rate and pace training zones.  Everyone produces lac...
  • Tempo run

    Today's workout was as follows - 2 miles w.up jog- 4/5 miles tempo at a controlled HR <165bpm followed by a 2 mile w.down jog I felt really good...
  • Easy 8 miles

    Just an easy 8 miles for today to recover from yesterdays session, tried to keep my heart rate low at around 140bpm. Pace was 7.05 per mile. Legs f...
  • Workout - 3 x 1200m with 1min recovery

    Today's workout was as follows  - 2 miles w.up jog, 3 x 1200m with 1min rec jog followed by a 1 mile w.down. Achilles is feeling good, nice to run ...