In this video, Roger Burlinson explains the concept of viewing descents as free speed and why, if you normally just cruise downhill, you’ll be storing up muscle fatigue for later on, when you really don’t need it. He also compares the different types of gradient and how you need to adapt your technique to be…
Challenges are not just for big events, they’re for everyone, any time, so start planning yours! It’s not surprising that big events are so alluring – all those people gathered together with a shared aim, the atmosphere, the support, the medal, the t-shirt but when you boil it all down, that stuff’s just window dressing….
NEW personal challenge walk launched – The Sport Walk 12
We discuss the concept of Leg Drive in this video explainer
As we all navigate the Corona Virus lockdown, there’s a lot we can learn from ultra challenges.
In this second post of our special series, Roger Burlinson explains how you can come out of lockdown in better shape than if it’d never happened.
In a new special series of posts, Roger Burlinson looks at how we might turn the adversity of the moment to our advantage
Sport Walk Ultra Challenge ‘Walkshops’ We’ve set the date for two brand new ‘Walkshops’ (a walk with workshop elements), focussing on ultra challenges. They’re designed to give advice, guidance and technical coaching to anyone taking on an ultra challenge event this year. The first walk is designed for people taking on their first ultra. It…
Seeing as this is our first blog post after Christmas, it feels appropriate to do a review of some socks!
Looking for some new shoes to take you through the winter months? We might have a suggestion.
You’ve nailed walking faster, you’ve got all your gear sorted, now you just need to inject some actual ‘sport’ into your Sport Walking!
GO LIGHT: How to go light with gear swaps to save weight – the Sport Walker’s guide.