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Basic Movements in Running

There are two views on running technique. One school of thought believes that proper training improves technique and no additional time needs to be spent on it. The other school of thought is that many runners do not achieve the results they should because their technique does not let them exploit their fitness to the maximum. Read more...

Basic Technical Model Middle & Long Distance Running

Acknowledgement to the IAAF Level 2 Coaching Course material (PDF file). Read more...

Benson Technique Pace Unit (TPU)

TechniJog Pace Units are basically workouts geared t o assist athletes with running problems. It is patently evident that athletes today get injured very easily because they do not possess the inate strength of past generations of folk who were much more active as kids. Read more...

Marathon Trends & Training

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Run Technique and Video Session

Only perhaps 1% of any sample of the population have what could be described as adequate technique to run beyond 40k or approximately 3 to 4 hours per week yet it takes 2 to 3 hours of running to simply maintain body weight once a person is over 25 years of age. Read more...

Step with the Best to Success

Over the years I have remained convinced the accumulated volume is the key to success in running be it measured in kilometres, miles or time. Now however I believe it is actually the number of steps a person takes that is the real reason. Read more...

Tan Hill Circuits and Workouts

Diagram and explanation of the Benson Tan hill courses and workouts. Read more...

The Importance of the Long Run

Virtually every middle and long distance runner and triathlete does a weekly long run and those who do not do one do not convert their 400m speed to longer distances as well as those who do. Read more...

Training Paces by Event

When instructed to run at a specified pace, eg, 1500m pace, during simply scroll down to the 1500m chart, find a time that approximates to your current (Date) form or your ideal (Goal) time and select the appropriate columns and/or rows. Read more...

What is TechniJogging?

TechniJogging is a totally unique concept born out of my experiences with Beginners, injured athletes and athletes undergoing rehabilitation. My definition of TechniJogging is running, technically correct, at walking pace and focussing on the number of steps taken rather than time or distance. Read more...