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Running Free

After health problems stopped me running for almost two years, I decided to start up again. My first forays out onto the open road (or gravel track) were tentative to say the least. All I could manage to begin with were short bursts of a few minutes, follwed by a period of walking to recover. My chest burned the whole…

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LSD

No – not the kind you’re thinking. The above acronym is known in sporting circles as long slow distance and refers to extended training workouts at a low intensity. The experts claim these workouts increase the aerobic capacity and lead to better athletic performance, especially in endurance races lasting many hours. Google long slow distance and you will find reams of information on…

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