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Sleep to Recover and Perform

Part 3 of Recover to Perform series. How sleep improves recovery & performance, science of sleep, benefits, hacks for better sleep and more

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7 minutes read

How well we sleep, transcends in our performance. Sleep is one of the most important, and often neglected aspects of the path to peak performance. Great athletes know about the importance of sleep to achieve performance. Eliud Kipchoge, undoubtedly the greatest marathoners of all the time, sleeps for ten hours everyday. His training schedule includes eight hours of sleep at night, and a two hour nap during the day.

Optimize training with RPE Scale

Prevent overtraining and optimize training using RPE scale

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4 minutes read

Training intensity and load is an important aspect of how we get the necessary stimulus required to perform better. Structured training involves increasing the training load on a periodic basis (called Periodization).

How to improve Uphill Running

Tips and techniques to get better at tackling uphills

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5 minutes read

Some running trivia here - “The 36th kilometer at TMM 2020 was the slowest”. This is based on the Strava data of the top 800 finishers of TMM 2020, the average split time for 36th kilometer is upwards of 7minutes, this is 2 minutes slower than the fastest average split. The 36th km passes through Peddar Road and has an elevation of 25m. It is obvious, most runners struggle through uphills. Uphills expose the weak links in our running.

Dynamic Warm-up for Runners

A complete dynamic warm-up routine for runners by coach Hari


2 minutes read

A good warm-up is key to priming the body and mind for the intense workout or a race ahead.

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