- Never give up – Running and masochism
- The different types of runner – part 3
- How to look like a pro… without having to train
- Why I’m glad I’m more of a runner than a cyclist
- Sorry – Boy On The run is on holiday
- The art of overtraining
- Running a marathon with the Norovirus (Gastric flu) – a step-by-step guide
- Which running dog are you? 10 types of dog to choose from!
- Running solely to lose weight – from zero to “size zero hero” without having to buy too much gear-o.
- Going new age
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In last year’s boat race (2012) Oxford’s bow rower Alex Woods passed out from what was described by Oxford’s coach as “pushing himself beyond his limits”. Obviously this sparked a certain amount of debate about the expectation of endurance sport and … Continue reading
(follows on from part 1 and part 2) 1. Multi-eye disc-eye-plyne super athlete This guy is running in a local 10km race because the wind is too much for surfing, too little for windsurfing, the football and rugby teams that … Continue reading
Training isn’t for everyone. It is hard, it requires time sacrifices, and most of all: it hurts! If you want to look good at your local 10km, training and being fast isn’t always the best way. This article has some … Continue reading
Sorry guys, I am currently cycling across Morocco and will not be posting until Jun 12th. I do have some awesome posts lined up, sorry for the delay! Boy On The Run (in an Internet cafe in Fez)
Step 1 – Never let your body recover This is the fundamental concept behind the “art” (and yes it is an art) of overtraining. If you find yourself feeling weird emotions such as “relaxed” or “refreshed” and that you’re actually enjoying running, then it is … Continue reading
This week, boy on the run tackles one the big issues of running: which running dog would you be? 1. Greyhound Sleek, fast, light and highly compact, the greyhound likes to run. In fact when he’s not running the greyhound … Continue reading
Running solely to lose weight – from zero to “size zero hero” without having to buy too much gear-o.
On this blog I have mainly talked about what is loosely termed competitive running. Working hard, training smart and being hell bent on becoming a faster and stronger runner. Getting in the top 20%. Maybe even winning some races. The reality … Continue reading