Ask Coach Parry

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Coach Lindsey Parry is the official Comrades Marathon coach and the coach of the South African National triathlon team. Every other day he answers one listener question on this thrice weekly podcast.
27
MAY
2016
The long road to Comrades Marathon 2016 ends this Sunday. This is your final bit of insight from the Comrades Coach, who has some valuable race day information. On this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast, he also tells you what’s the most important thing to remember on race day.
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25
MAY
2016
Comrades Marathon is so close now you can almost taste it! The expo kicks off tomorrow, and it provides not your registration portal; but it just breeds energy and excitement before the race. You can really feel Comrades in that room. However, as a runner, it’s important not to get too tied up. Hear more on this episode of the Ask Coach Parry.
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23
MAY
2016
Comrades Marathon week has arrived! For runners it is all focus, for friends and family it is about love and support. If you are going to be down at the Comrades Marathon supporting a loved one, and want to know where are the best spots to stop? Lindsey gives you the lowdown on this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast.
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20
MAY
2016
There is nothing more special than experiencing something like the Comrades Marathon together! That elation you feel when you cross the line with you partner must be heightened having done it together. However, there is a long road before you reach the finish. You are going to be feeling better and worse than each other many times. Plenty of people advise to steer clear of doing it together; but today on the Ask Coach Parry podcast, we ask Lindsey from his experience, should you attempt it?
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18
MAY
2016
New to running and yet to find your stretching groove yet? Stretching can form a very important tool to your running; provided you know what you are doing? So how should one be doing it? When should one be doing it? And what muscles are important to stretch? Hear more from Lindsey on this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast.
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16
MAY
2016
We all know that the Comrades Marathon Down run is hardly a gentle down hill trot from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. The Down is most certainly not the Up runs little brother! But what section of the Down is the hardest? How do you account for this? Lindsey tells all on this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast.
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13
MAY
2016
Having problems under your feet? Jodie is, and it’s a similar pain but in different spots. Most common cause? Plantar fasciitis. On this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast, Lindsey explores why; and how best to try and deal with it.
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11
MAY
2016
With just under three weeks to go to the 2016 Comrades Marathon, you should be well into your taper. On this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast, Lindsey tells you what to do from now, up until race day. Your taper and freshening up is as important as all of your mass training.
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09
MAY
2016
Are you a road runner wanting to make a switch to trail running? On this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast, Lindsey tells you what the basic differences between the two are. Trail running can be awesome to do, but having a bit of information before you start will make all the difference.
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06
MAY
2016
Illness in the final build up to the Comrades Marathon is a concern for many a runner. Most notably from a recovery point of view; with the affect it has on training and possibly race day. So what is the best thing to do when recovering from illness at this stage. Lindsey tells you this and more, on today’s Ask Coach Parry podcast.
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04
MAY
2016
While Strength training, speed work and hill work are all important elements to Comrades Marathon training, it is dangerous to only start close to race day. Also at what point should you stop doing these sessions before race day. All is revealed on this episode of the Ask Coach Parry podcast.
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