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JUN

Cape Town Marathon - We help Steyn put a plan in place to qualify for Comrades

On this edition of RUN with Coach Parry Lindsey and Brad catch up with Steyn van Zyl. Steyn is training for the Cape Town Marathon and we help him put a plan in place to help him qualify for next year's comrades. We also discuss the dangers of falling into the comparison game and look at the reasons behind running for time as opposed to distance.
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APR

Should runners get the flu-vaccine?

Seasons are changing and so it's the start of the season for flu vaccines (flu-jabs). So many runners are wondering if the flu-jab will help keep them illness free and therefore fit and healthy to stay training. Should runners be getting the flu vaccine and if so, when is the best time to get it in relation to your race?  Coach Parry gives you the answer in today's episode of Ask Coach Parry
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APR

What is the most efficient way to run downhill?

Today's question for Ask Coach Parry comes from the Coach Parry Facebook group and with it being a down run at Comrades this year; many runners are asking this question - What is the most efficient way to run downhill? Is there a trick to it? Coach Parry answers this question and talks about things you can do to minimize the damage in your legs during the race as well as different things you can do during training to prepare yourself to get stronger for the downhills. 
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APR

Is One-on-One Coaching only for Elite / Pro Athletes?

Do you feel like you want one-on-one coaching but you're not "elite" or fast enough? It's a question we get asked often here at Coach Parry - "Will I benefit from one-on-one coaching even though I'm not an elite athlete?" Coach Parry gives you his answer to this question and also discusses who wont benefit from coaching.  If you want to hear a little more about our coaches' coaching philosophy then have a listen to this... 
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APR

Is there a correct way to breathe when running?

Following on from last week's episode about side stitches; today's episode of Run with Coach Parry is all about breathing while running. Is there a correct or incorrect way to breathe while running? How should we be breathing to maximise our performance in both training and racing? What is the best way to breathe and stay comfortable while running. Coach Parry answers all of these in today's episode.
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22
MAR

How to run faster... by slowing down

Learning to run slower to run faster... While it sounds contradictory, one of the biggest mistakes recreational runners make is running their easy runs too hard. Following on from two of our previous #FastFriday posts on this topic, Coach Parry delves deeper the most common mistake recreational runners make.
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19
MAR

Tapering for Two Oceans? How to get ultra marathon tapering spot on

Are you racing the Two Oceans Marathon and wondering what is the best way to taper for the grueling 56kms that lie ahead in 2 weeks time? If Comrades Marathon is your main goal, do you even need to taper for Two Oceans? Coach Parry shares his tapering advice specifically for Two Oceans as well as what is best for Comrades training after Two Oceans, on today's episode of Run with Coach Parry.
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15
MAR

How to stay motivated to train on your own

Running alone when training for any race is tough. Coach Parry provides some insights into what you can do to keep motivated if you do not have a running club / group to train with and most of your training runs are done on your own. What is the best way to keep things interesting and hold yourself accountable without negatively affecting training load and intensity in the build up to your race.
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12
MAR

How to get the most out of your running shoes

Coach Parry shares some tips on how to care for your running shoes to ensure you get the most mileage out of them. What is the best way to clean and dry your shoes and other general care ideas. Also, what is the optimum amount of mileage you should have in your shoes before tackling a race? All this is answered in today's episode of Run with Coach Parry.
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08
MAR

Chafing and how to deal with it

Chafing ("friction burn") is one of the most common problems runners face. And every runner has heard sage advice and remedies from other runners on how best to avoid this. From vaseline and ointments to plasters and finger-toe socks. If this is something you struggle with, then today's episode of Run with Coach Parry is for you. Listen to Coach Parry share his tips on how best to avoid chafing and blisters.
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05
MAR

Running Nutrition - Do you struggle to eat during a marathon?

We're sidestepping from some specific training topics onto some running nutrition on today's episode of Run with Coach Parry. Do you struggle to eat during marathon and ultra-marathon races? Many runners battle with this even after practicing it on some lower intensity training runs. Coach Parry provides some advice as to how to get over this struggle.
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