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Healthy Intelligent Training (H.I.T.) for Runners Workshops

Jog Derbyshire Leaders Andy Brooks from Peak Running and Phil Rose from Natural Born Runners are teaming up to put on a series of interactive workshops to help runners get the most out of their training, and make it part of a lifelong healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.

Elvaston Village Hall, Elvaston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3EP
Andy Brooks / info@peakrunning.co.uk

Healthy Intelligent Training (H.I.T.) for Runners Workshops

​The workshops are aimed at both run/jog leaders looking to develop knowledge and skills to support their groups, as well as individual runners of all levels.

Their objective is to provide practical advice backed up by simple jargon free explanation of the science behind it. They will dispel some common myths and remove the confusion created by the vast amount of, often contradictory, information available on the internet nowadays.

The cost is just £6 or £15 for the series, which includes light refreshments and copies of the presentations/notes. Each session is suitable to be attended as a one-off event as well as part of the series.

Workshop 1: Healthy Intelligent Training Strategies for Endurance Runners

The first workshop is focused on continuing to build fitness in a healthy way beyond the 'couch to 5k', and deals with how to go further and/or faster. Topics will include:​

  • How to reach YOUR running potential
  • Creating a robust body
  • Structuring training
  • Types and benefits of different workouts
  • How to make running enjoyable
  • Common mistakes

Workshop 2: Training for Marathon Distance and Beyond

The second workshop discusses how to train effectively for a marathon or beyond, be that achieving a distance for the first time or going for a personal best time. Topics will include:

  • When to start training
  • Phases of training
  • How much running to do
  • How fast to run and when
  • Avoiding 'the wall'
  • Common pitfalls

Workshop 3: How to be a Healthy and Injury Free Runner

The final workshop in the series will delve deeper into important areas that enable runners to achieve their potential, stay healthy and avoid injury. Topics will include:

  • Common issues
  • Fundamental movement patterns for running
  • Supplementary exercises
  • Eating to run
  • Psychological aspects of running


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