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Lean in 15 for Runners

By Andy Mouncey, February 17, 2018
Lean in 15 for runners Andy’s latest piece for the RunUltra website considers how to cut the crap from your training.

Mental Toughness – or Fitness?

By Andy Mouncey, January 29, 2018
‘Any fool can be fit. It’s being hard that’s hard.’ Joss Naylor The cross country race. You know you’re gonna be blowing out of your backside before the first 200 yards are up – which begs the first set of questions: Could you blow – and still go (as it were)? You think you are […]

'To Win, First You Have To Lose – and then get pissed off.'

By Andy Mouncey, December 19, 2017
Unless you are a particularly stubborn so-and-so like me in which case you have to go through this cycle a number of times until you get REALLY REALLY pissed off – and have probably dragged your Significant Other kicking and screaming with you (sigh). It’s been 6 years since I pinned on a number in […]

Have You Cleared Your Minefield?

By Andy Mouncey, November 22, 2017
There’s potential for explosion whenever A New & Cunning Plan meets Real Life for the first time. So if you don’t want to spend those first few weeks periodically picking the shrapnel out of your sensitive bits it makes sense to look ahead and do your due diligence before the fun and games begin in […]

Follow Me

By Andy Mouncey, October 13, 2017
Across the stream and I’m into the last 200 yards before the gate – and the gate is where The Contract starts. I put the finishing touches to the warm up as the wind continues to blow me up the valley and the rain starts to pick up: 20 short fast paces focused on toe-off, […]
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