Training tips from realbuzz.com


You can complete the 4km distance however you want and at your own pace. This isn't a race, and there won't be winners and losers. But if you want to challenge yourself to finish in the best time possible, our partners realbuzz.com cover everything you need to know in their 4 steps to 4km series:

And remember, once you have completed you can do 8K With a M8 again if you would like to - just invite a different mate! Or challenge yourself to a different Virtual Event on realbuzz.com. Here there are dozens of Virtual Events with different challenges and medals up for grabs. Many of the Virtual Events are for charities, like Samaritans, who desperately need your funding at this critical time.

May 15, 2020, 11:50 a.m.

4KM RUNNING TECHNIQUE

Running can be simple, but by thinking about your technique you can make your running form smoother and more efficient, which can help you run faster.

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May 14, 2020, 11:13 p.m.

4KM CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR

Running is a simple sport and doesn’t need much specialist kit. You can wear whatever you want for your 4km challenge within reason, as long as you’re comfortable. Throw on a pair of shorts, a t-shirt or hoodie, and some comfortable trainers, and you’re good to go.

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May 14, 2020, 11:13 p.m.

4KM NUTRITION

Making sure you get your nutrition right for your 4km is so important. You wouldn’t set off on a drive without fuel in your car, and your body is exactly the same. It needs the right fuel to give you the energy to finish as quickly as possible. These tips are for beginners - if you’re already an experienced runner, you’ll know what works best for you.

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May 14, 2020, 8:33 p.m.

4KM WARM-UP & COOL-DOWN

Warming-up and cooling-down before and after running might seem boring, but it’s something you need to do. Not only will you reduce the risk of injuring yourself, you’ll also run faster. Here’s how to do it.

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