The 1%ers for improved performance

How do I fit in the 1%ers?

In almost every sport or anything in life worth pursuing, you will hear the term, you must do the 1% "ers"!

Or maybe "Johnny does the 1% "ers" that's why he is so good'  

What exactly are the 1% "ers" ?   

And how do they fit in within the sport of running?   

Quite simply to complete all the 1%ers just means to do all the extras that will enable you to be the very best you can be.   

I know that a lot of our Runnez family runners all over the world are time poor already and the thought of adding anything else to a busy schedule is overwhelming at best and no chance of being done at worst.

So see below my tips for fitting them in.   

Ok, the meat and potatoes of a training plan will always be the major training stressors and principles.   

These are your - Hard workouts (Runnez sessions on your phone), or fartleks, aerobic power etc  - Your volume and longer running ...

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Beginner Runner - Where to start?

Ricks Tips - starting your running journey

Righto, you are back on the running bandwagon. Chances are you may have done some form of running at some stage during your life, it may have been in primary school LOL, but it still happened!

In all seriousness, this will be the greatest single thing you can do for self, your family and those closest to you. See below my tips to follow to ensure you will be a lifelong runner and this latest comeback or your introduction to the simple art of putting one foot in front of the other will be one that brings you more benefits than you ever could of envisaged.

  1. Be Patient, do not force it. It is a common occurrence to become addicted to the positive neurotransmitters that are released during and post your run, along with this it can be very satisfying to find yourself improving rapidly.  But avoid making a common mistake and turning every run into a race or time trial. Forcing yourself to always "beat yesterday" and "grinding" through each...
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