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Blog #44: To Taper or not to Taper?

Conversations on the topic of ‘the taper’ can often be heard around the start or finish areas of races that would normally take place at this time of the year. No doubt you will have listened to or said the... Continue Reading →

Blog #43: Tools of the Trade

We often get asked what trainers/shoes/sneakers we wear both to train and race in so we thought it would make an interesting choice of topic for our next blog!  Before we get started it’s always worth remembering that running shoes... Continue Reading →

Blog #42: Q&A with our followers

It's been an really exciting last week for the team with Ciara finishing 10th in the 1500m (PB 4:00.15) at the World Championship in Doha and Jonny running a PB 2:12:29 in the Berlin marathon. While this has been happening... Continue Reading →

Blog #41: Get to know Adam Craig

Age:  24 Home Town: Lauder, Scotland Nationality: Scottish Club: Inverclyde AC Events: 5000m/10000m What shoe do you currently wear for: – Mileage: NB 880 – Tempo: NB 1400 – Spike: NB LD5000 How did you become a runner? I became... Continue Reading →

Blog #40: Welcome to the team Jip Vastenburg

One of the latest editions to Team NB MCR is Jip Vastenburg from Holland. Jip has had a very successful junior and senior career so far on the Track, Road and Cross Country and we are so happy and excited... Continue Reading →

Blog #39: Our Favourite Training Session’s

For Global Running Day we thought we would share some of the team's favourite training sessions... Andy Heyes Moneghetti Fartlek - 2x90secs, 4x60secs, 4x30secs, 4x15secs off an equal 'float' recovery 'A session that seems to fit into any part of... Continue Reading →

Blog # 38: The Doped Coach

I’m a relatively young coach at 37yrs but have now been actively coaching for over 10 years and I’ve seen how the coaching landscape has changed more recently. My learning and development has come through athlete observation, books, workshops, conferences... Continue Reading →

Blog #37: Female health – Periods, PBs and extra pounds.

  A very topical issue in the media at the moment is female athlete health and the damage we can inflict on our delicate bodies through our obsessive love of sport. Unfortunately, like many others I have fought this long... Continue Reading →

Blog #36: OTE ‘Goodness in = Greatness out’

Entering 2018 we have the pleasure to announce that we've teamed up with Leeds based sports nutrition company OTE. OTE have their heritage in pro cycling and their products are used by professional cycling teams such as Lotto Jumbo and... Continue Reading →

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