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Improve your Running - with Coach to Champion Runners

Learn to improve your running, with better technique, developing training plans, strength exercises, nutrition and more!
Free tutorial
Rating: 3.7 out of 5 (51 ratings)
996 students
1hr 15min of on-demand video
English

Improve your running technique with simple drills and exercises
Learn how to structure your own training plan with different training sessions
What to eat from different food groups
Strength and Conditioning techniques and exercises
How to warm up and cool down, including stretching
Different types of footwear
How to motivate yourself
Why running is good for you

Requirements

  • none

Description

This course is aimed at anyone who wants to improve their knowledge about running. It covers a wide range of subjects starting with why we should run and equipment/running shoes, all the way up to strength and conditioning, developing your own training sessions and training plan. With a combination of short lectures and videos, examples of exercises and running drills, all designed to make running easier for you. The course lectures and videos should take you around two hours to listen to and watch, and with practice will make you a better runner tomorrow than what you are today.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner to intermediate level runners or those looking to gain more training insights and improve your running

Instructor

UK Lead Sport Scientist and Coach
Colin Thomas
  • 3.9 Instructor Rating
  • 73 Reviews
  • 1,834 Students
  • 3 Courses

Colin is a Lead Physiologist in the UK, a Sports Scientist, UKA Running Coach and Personal Trainer tutor/assessor who works with athletes from beginner to elite, all over the world. He is also a tutor at the Institute of Sport. He has regular visits to Kenya, with some of the world's top athletes and coaches, training at altitude in their quest to reach the top. He has also worked in hospitals, gyms, clinics and fitness centres all over the UK with the general public, amateur and professional sports people, all with the similar aim of improving performance. As a keen running enthusiast himself he is always looking to trial new ways of pushing the limits of human performance. He is a regular speaker at conferences in the UK and abroad, and his written articles are regularly published in running magazines.


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