Monthly Archives: June 2012

Get faster with 10-20-30 training

Want to knock 1 minute off your 5km PB? Or improve your VO2 max by 4 per cent? That’s what a group of experienced, non-elite runners achieved when they swapped their usual training for a new type of high-intensity interval … Continue reading

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Taking a HIT

You can read my article in yesterday’s Guardian here about high-intensity interval training (HIT) and the remarkable effects it has shown in not just healthy fit subjects but also overweight, sedentary and diabetic ones. Below is the advice I got … Continue reading

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Different stroke

I have had a lot of input into my swimming stroke over the last few years – I’ve improved my body position, my timing, my catch and recovery to the extent that I often get compliments on how graceful my stroke … Continue reading

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