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Training plans & getting started guides

December 26, 2010

Considering entering an event but don’t know how to prepare for it? Take a look at our free downloadable training plans for all you need to know to get you to the start and finish of your event!

Fancy taking up a new sport, but don’t know how to begin? Maybe you are bored with the gym and need a new challenge? Our getting started guides are designed to help you get more active and to open your eyes to sports you maybe hadn’t even considered before.

training-plansTraining plans and tips

* Training plan for a 5km
* Training plan for a 10km
* Training plan for a half marathon
* Training plan for a first marathon
* Marathon race day tips
* Sprint triathlon training plan
* Cross training advice
* Cycle sportive plan
* Improve your swimming
*Training plan for a 40km cycle ride

Getting started guides

If there is a sport you want to know about and it is not listed below then please email us and we will look into it for you.

iStock_000002854827Large* Adventure racing
* Badminton
* Basketball

* Canoeing
* Cycling
* Duathlon
* Fencing
* Football
* Modern pentathlon
* Kickboxing
* Hiking

* Hockey
* Horse riding
* Indoor climbing
* Kitesurfing
*Open water swimming
* Netball

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iStock_000003338775Medium-c* Skiing

* Surfing
* Squash
* Taekwondo
* Tennis

Touch Rugby
* Trampolining
* Triathlon
* Underwater hockey
* Windsurfing
* Yoga

* How to choose the right yoga for you

Need more advice? read on for training guides and injury prevention tips.

Injury prevention and advice

iStock_000006490343XSmall[1* Choosing the right running shoes
* A beginners guide to stretching
* Stretching advice
* The most common injuries and how to avoid them
* Avoiding swimmers shoulder
* How to be  a better swimmer
* The most common leg and foot injuries and how to avoid them
* How to avoid shin splints during marathon training

Danielle Sellwood, Sportsister
The Women’s Sports Magazine

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