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Pat Carroll: Less is more as marathon approaches

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How will athletes competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast be handling the final days of their Marathon preparation? Here, three-time Comm Games runner for Australia Pat Carroll fills Inside Sport in on just how much running is required leading into race day, and what marathon runners eat to properly fuel their […]

Pat Carroll: Mental approach to Marathons

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Three-time Commonwealth Games marathon runner and Gold Coast marathon ambassador Pat Carroll has two important pieces of advice for Inside Sport and those of you out there who are considering taking on their first marathon – don’t think about it and don’t talk about it. Don’t think about it “When you’re fired up for a […]

Madeline Groves – “Why swim butterfly?”

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The most gruelling swim style on the 2018 Commonweath Games programme has traditionally only been attempted by the strongest competitors committed enough to perfecting its physically daunting technique. Speaking to Inside Sport, Australian swimmer Madeline Groves has an interesting take on the whole “why swim butterfly?” question. A first-time Olympian at Rio 2016, Groves has […]

A beginner’s guide to the WSL Champs

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The world’s best surfers are waxing up their boards ready to surf their way to a champion title with Quiksilver and Roxy Pro. The competition starts today, right through until March 22, 2018. See 37 men  and 17 female and wildcards vie for champion status. The event takes place on the beautiful Gold Coast, at […]

Are you match fit or only halfway there?

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Read on to ensure you’re ready this season.  You may have been on holidays for a while, or been playing matches on a casual basis with a couple of friends. But now, pre-season and sign-ups are here and you need a solid plan for getting match fit. We’ve got you covered. Here’s how you can […]

Could cross training make you a better cyclist?

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If you’re hooked on spin classes or outdoor cycling, you’re onto a good thing for your fitness. But to really get the most from your ride, you might want to consider mixing it up to ensure any underused muscle groups are strengthened. Regular cross training can give you more speed, power and stability while you’re […]

6 Tips on how to prepare for a swim meet

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Your mindset plays an important role when you plunge from the starting blocks into the water to race. Many swimmers focus on the performance and forget to mentally prepare. You can be in peak physically condition, but if you are not in the right head space, not even the the best start or technique will […]