Performance Paradox

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I’m constantly asked, “if it’s so good, why don’t I see professional athletes running barefoot”. It’s easy to assume that what professionals do in competition is what we should also do. However we never see these professionals in training, and for most runners, that is effectively all they do – train. So we really should take our cue from what the top …

Five Months Off

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So I’ve not run at all for five months. Mainly because I became obsessed with a novel I’ve been writing and ended up spending all my time on this, at the expense of everything else. And also because I moved to Putney and just never continued the habit I’d built up in Clapham. But on Thursday I moved back to …