Interview with Steve Low, Marathon Medal Collector

We are in a field in Wales interviewing Steve Low. “So, Steve, how many London Marathons have you completed?” That was Steve’s ninth. “So compared to the other eight…?” It was as hot as one of them but the others were cooler. “What is your pre marathon prep?” On the day get up, tape up: quads, feet, boobs, then a […]

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BVR Training Series Part 3 – Breathing and Technique

In the previous edition, club coach Lawrence Bookham covered training that’s aimed at improving your running fitness. In the final one of the series, he talks about breathing and technique… Breathing and Breathing Rhythms If you have asthma or any breathing related issues, you should discuss this with your GP before attending your first speed session due to the extra demand […]

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BVR Training Series Part 2 – Improve Your Fitness

In the last edition, club coach Lawrence Bookham introduced himself and gave some advice to those starting out. This time, it’s all about improving your fitness and busting some of that jargon… There are lots of scientific, and some not so scientific terms and definitions to understand, so I thought I would try to help explain some of these. Vo2 […]

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BVR Training Series Part 1 – Introduction

In this popular series of posts, club coach Lawrence Bookham gives us an insight into training, technique and explains what all that running jargon actually means… As I take the Tuesday night training sessions I thought I would write a few words for people who are attending or thinking of attending my sessions. First off, a few words about myself: […]

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