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A closer look at the aerobic capacity of Paula Radcliffe

As many of you probably know and maybe have seen at the London marathon a week ago, Paula Radcliffe had her farewell race. Her last “race” although she ran it with – what some of the media called – recreational runners. 1,185 more words


Winter Speed Training VS. Season Speed Training

Over the years there has been some debate over doing speed work during the winter training season. Some argue that spending too much time running faster paces will leave you fatigued and burnt out before the end of the triathlon season; while others argue that it will only make you stronger and faster. 352 more words

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What’s your fitness age?

Your age, some may say, is just a number. But do you know what’s more important? It’s your fitness age. You’re probably thinking, what exactly do you mean fitness age? 274 more words

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More than just a VO2max test...

So you have been in for your Sportstest, and you have left with your head spinning, because we give you so much information.  Or are you thinking about coming to visit, and wonder what the key information will tell you? 152 more words

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Looking for great savings, massive reductions and huge "bang for your buck" this January?

January is considered to be a traditional time for the shops to offer some great bargains (even if you don’t need them), but you know what, at… 278 more words

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Are you considering weight loss this New Year? Here is how to...

Over the past few blogs I have highlighted the need to consider setting targets for the New Year.  For many runners, cyclists or triathletes weight loss will be a key focus.  82 more words

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A message of inspiration...

Just ten months ago, Sportstest coached Verity Appleyard (who is sponsored by Brotherton Cycles) was undergoing major abdominal surgery that was likely to threaten her ability to ride this year.  372 more words