Tag Archives: Tim Noakes

On injuries

If runners love to discuss any one topic more than running, it’s injuries. At the first sign of a twinge or niggle, we suddenly become – thanks to the Internet – experts on any and every injury going, its diagnosis … Continue reading

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The taper: in which training and Maurice Sendak connect

I began Sub-three about a year and a half ago with the intention of writing about my training leading up to my next marathon. Even though I called the blog sub-three, I didn’t harbour any serious ideas about a sub-three … Continue reading

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The modern-day athletic pandemic

If runners love to talk about any single subject more than running, it’s injuries. Trust me on this. Yes, runners love running and they loathe being hurt, but the topic of injuries looms large in the minds of those who … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Olympians. They ain’t no Tough Mudders

I’m pretty certain the Tough Mudder series is going to eclipse the Olympics. After all, no one’s ever heard of the latter and, besides, Olympians don’t get zapped with electricity or anything like that. Wimps. Read on. Obstacle racer Hobie … Continue reading

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The Sunday Read: Heavy drinkers and other stories

Tim Noakes believes runners drink too much – not alcohol, surprisingly, but water. Author of the classic running bible, The Lore of Running, the South African exercise scientist has a new book out entitled Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration … Continue reading

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