How Do You Define Success?

February 9, 2021

Success is for you to define, not someone else. Approaching age forty, here is how Coach Ben defines success.

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Jerry Seinfeld On Exercise

December 22, 2020

In this article, we share comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s thoughts on systemisation and exercise.

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Be A Goldfish

October 27, 2020

Fictional football coach, Ted Lasso, said “be a goldfish” to an athlete he was coaching. It’s great advice. In this post, I share why.

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Cut Race Times, Not Corners.

Racing at your potential and enjoying training is easy when you’re following the right programme.

Stop Looking At The Scoreboard

October 29, 2019

Worrying about a finishing time is like standing on the soccer pitch and looking at the scoreboard. You may hope that your score is higher than the other team, but, likely, it won’t be at the end of the game because you’re focused on the wrong thing.

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Be Careful Who You Listen To

October 23, 2018

Training and racing advice is easy to find, and a lot harder to filter. Here’s how to do it.

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How To Enjoy Your Running (And An...

June 5, 2018

If you want to enjoy your running (and any other exercise), think less about the outcome and more about the process. The joy is found in the process.

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Why You Should Learn From (Not Co...

April 5, 2018

While it’s tempting to compare yourself to others – especially those faster or more accomplished than you – it’s not always useful or beneficial. Here’s why.

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How Having A Bad Race Can Make Yo...

November 29, 2017

Not every race can go to plan.
Sometimes you just you have a bad day, things go wrong or you feel like sh*t.

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A Simple Strategy For Managing Pa...

November 16, 2017

Body checks are a great tool for reducing pain and discomfort during training and racing.

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