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The Rooted In Dirt Podcast: Origin Episode

Howzit everyone and welcome to our first ever podcast! We're moving over to the audio space so don't expect too much written information on this website any longer. Feel free to pop us a message and let us know what you think about the show...

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Tapering: The theory behind the madness

If you haven’t read my post from last week, check it out before reading through this as I’ll be referring back to it throughout. This post will cover the theory of tapering (what does the science really say?), while simultaneously referring back to the taper...

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Ramblings of a Self-coached Sport Scientist

Over the course of a year I repeat the FT Test on several occasions so as to recalibrate my training zones and track my training progress. In today’s post I’m going to be analyzing two independent FT tests done on the same course and at similar...

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Running Mechanics: Improving Cadence (Part 2)

In my last blog post, I touched on exactly what stride frequency or cadence is (I use them synonymously in this post). The next question is how do I bring my current stride frequency (preferred stride frequency) closer to my ideal (optimal) stride frequency? The...

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How to Train (Part 3)

For those of you who read my blog posts; How to Train (Part 1) and How to Train (Part 2), you’ll be familiar with the four different training models I touched on (Polarized, High Volume, Threshold and High Intensity Interval Training). Additionally, you’ll remember that...

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How to Train (Part 2)

Ok so I was going to do a two-part series on How to Train, I’m now making it a three-part series. Why? Because I can...

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