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Vlad Ixel

Vlad IxelThe North Face, Hong Kong Sports Clinic, C3Fit, Garmin
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 02-09-2019Le 02-09-2019 :
STRONGER GLUTES FOR TRAIL RUNNERS

Glutes are one of the most important muscle groups for runners and especially for trail runners. Here are 5 exercises to help you build strength...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 27-08-2019Le 27-08-2019 :
STRONGER KNEES FOR RUNNERS!!

4 great exercises in developing more stability in the knees to help your knees stay happy and healthy.

Try and add those exercises to your weekly strength...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 22-08-2019Le 22-08-2019 :
STRONGER LEGS FOR RUNNERS!!

Running is a single legged sport so a lot of the strength work has to be single leg work to improve strength and stability.

Here are five single...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 19-08-2019Le 19-08-2019 :
IMPROVE YOUR UPHILL RUNNING!!

5 exercises for all trail runners looking to improve their uphill running and climbing power.

Start slow and don’t over do those exercises, look to build up...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 17-08-2019Le 17-08-2019 :
STRONGER HAMSTRINGS FOR RUNNERS!

Three exercises to develop stronger hamstrings for all runners and trail runners that would improve your uphill running strength 🏔

Adding hamstring prehab exercise together with hip...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 15-08-2019Le 15-08-2019 :
STRONGER ANKLES FOR TRAIL RUNNERS!

Improve your ankle strength and stability with those 3 exercises and decrease chances of twisted ankles on the trails.

Add those exercises to your weekly strength routine...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 13-08-2019Le 13-08-2019 :
STRONGER ACHILLES FOR RUNNERS!!

Achilles injuries are very common in runners and with the right strength work and mobility work many of them can be avoided.

Add the following three exercises to...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 10-08-2019Le 10-08-2019 :
STRONGER ANKLES FOR RUNNERS!

Looks hard but actually it’s not that hard after few minutes of practice. Really great way to develop ankle strength and stability for the trails.

👉start off...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 05-08-2019Le 05-08-2019 :
STRONGER CORE FOR RUNNERS!

A strong core can help with running form, keeping you injury free and help with stability on technical trails.

Try and add those three advanced core...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 03-08-2019Le 03-08-2019 :
STRONGER ANKLES FOR TRAIL RUNNERS!!

Improve the strength and stability of your ankles and feet with those 3 exercises 💪

👉make sure you go slow, the longer you take the more you...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 01-08-2019Le 01-08-2019 :
Strong glutes = decreased chance of injuries 💪

I get a lot of messages asking about exercise to get the knees stronger but usually knee pains and injuries come from...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 30-07-2019Le 30-07-2019 :
A really great exercise to improve downhill running, get the stability and balance working in the glutes, quads and hamstrings while really developing strong ankles 💪
👉start at slow pace and...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 29-07-2019Le 29-07-2019 :
Single Leg Deadlifts are a great exercise for trail runners to build the stability and strength in the glutes and hamstring as those a key muscles for running up hills...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 27-07-2019Le 27-07-2019 :
Improve your footwork and glute stability and strength with those 3 exercises 💪

As runners most of our running is in a straight line forward, so adding some side movements can...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 26-07-2019Le 26-07-2019 :
Three exercises that all trail runners should add to their strength training routine💪

Improve your balance and stability to help you take on technical trails and stay away from injuries.

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Message de Vlad Ixel du 24-07-2019Le 24-07-2019 :
Three easy exercises for all trail runners to develop glutes strength and more importantly stability.

Adding those exercises to your strength training routine will decrease knee pains and injuries as...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 21-07-2019Le 21-07-2019 :
After around 180k this week on the trails already was nice to get some faster leg turn over on the roads today

Hope everyone is having a great weekend 👋
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 20-07-2019Le 20-07-2019 :
Stability and balance are some really important skills for trail running.
This exercise is a great one to develop ankle, foot and glute stability.
👉make sure you hold for 1sec...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 20-07-2019Le 20-07-2019 :
Improve your core strength with this combo of exercises 💪
👉 make sure both feet are off the ground.
👉 engage your core to make sure you stay balanced.
👉 core...
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Le 19-07-2019 :
Hip flexors are probably one of the most over looked muscles out there but super important for trail running especially for going uphills.

👉 make sure both feet face forward...

Message de Vlad Ixel du 26-06-2019Le 26-06-2019 :
32k run for my 32nd birthday plus another 8k easy run and a bike ride today to prove myself that I’m not that old (yet) but 32 sounds super old....
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 18-06-2019Le 18-06-2019 :
It’s been over 3 years since my last road marathon and finally got to run another one on Sunday on Rottnest Island. Was planning on just holding 4:00 pace but...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 13-06-2019Le 13-06-2019 :
#tbt to my first ever ultra marathon, The Atacama Crossing in Chile a 250km self supported stage race back in 2013. I signed up to this race right after finishing...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 03-06-2019Le 03-06-2019 :
Consistently is key 🔑
Another great week of training in the bank! No world records just solid consistent training

Wishing everyone a great week ahead 👋
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 27-05-2019Le 27-05-2019 :
Hard to believe it’s been a full week since @ultratrailaustralia with over 150km of running and a local trail race done since the race already.
The best way to get...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 16-05-2019Le 16-05-2019 :
By far the best day of my life! I still need to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming and I’m married to the most amazing girl in the...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 09-05-2019Le 09-05-2019 :
Thank you to @sportsoho for putting me on the cover this month and sharing my diet! The plant base change is going strong in Australia, US and Europe and starting...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 30-04-2019Le 30-04-2019 :
Fun day out on Lantau island with a short but hard 12k with 700m of gain and some super technical parts. Thank you to all the volunteers and organising team...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 25-04-2019Le 25-04-2019 :
Longer run in the heat - 32 degrees with 90% humidity 😣 I’m a big believer in heat training but that humidity is a killer. When you do two runs...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 24-04-2019Le 24-04-2019 :
Been trying to put some of the Ks back into the legs and that means that even though it’s only been 3 days since the race I got to keep...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 23-04-2019Le 23-04-2019 :
"Exploration is a spirit within all of us. It’s time to unplug from our always-on lives, turn on Explore Mode and connect in real life to the world, each other,...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 22-04-2019Le 22-04-2019 :
Luckily managed to finish this trail running/ ice skating event! With heavy rains the course transformed to super slippery trail and in 6 and half hours of running I spent...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 15-04-2019Le 15-04-2019 :
Starting to feel the burn in the legs after doing 300k of running in the past 10 days (for those who are about to get their calculators out that’s 30k...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 10-04-2019Le 10-04-2019 :
Finishing day four in my volume building block with another 30k in the bank!
2 x 15k runs where the first 11k are on the trails and the last 4K...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 09-04-2019Le 09-04-2019 :
Excited about the release of the new @thenorthface Ampezzo trail running shoes! Been running in those bad boys for over a year now and absolutely loving them
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 24-03-2019Le 24-03-2019 :
Fun day out on the trails yesterday! I love races that start with a long climb, this one started with about 1000m of gain in the first 10k 🤗work hard...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 16-03-2019Le 16-03-2019 :
Fun little video that I did with the guys at Applecross tennis club (my old club as a junior) testing out my skills after maybe 5 times that I have...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 25-02-2019Le 25-02-2019 :
It’s been a long 5 weeks with 5 races ( 3 of them ultramarathons) in 5 weeks. Over the weekend was running Sai Kung 54k race and was leading till...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 12-02-2019Le 12-02-2019 :
Absolutely amazing trails at @taraweraultramarathon over the weekend, didn’t have the best day out there but was happy to finish with 2nd place at the 50k race. Thank you for...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 26-01-2019Le 26-01-2019 :
Overwhelmed by the amazing support on the course, before the race and after the race. The biggest trail running event in Thailand stepped up it’s game and set the bar...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 25-01-2019Le 25-01-2019 :
Super excited about all the new TNF shoes coming out in the next few weeks. There has been a lot of hard work put into those shoes and I’m excited...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 23-01-2019Le 23-01-2019 :
Practicing my jumping skills in case I see another snake 🐍
Last week I saw a snake (3rd time ever in over 6 years of trail running) and I jumped...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 07-01-2019Le 07-01-2019 :
Super excited about heading back to Thailand at the end Jan. this will be my 4th time racing the #tnf100thailand
Looking forward to the amazing Thai foods, really friendly people...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 05-01-2019Le 05-01-2019 :
Building back some endurance in the legs with 3 and half hours on the bike today.
I have started adding cycling into my training mid 2017 and I find I...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 01-01-2019Le 01-01-2019 :
2018 was one crazy year! 26 races, world number one AG 70.3 Ironman ranking, over 800 hours spent running, cycling and swimming, a lot of traveling and I got to...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 27-12-2018Le 27-12-2018 :
Getting back into training after 10 days off. It was my first break in 6 years of running so felt super lazy. I was expecting to feel a little fresher...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 16-12-2018Le 16-12-2018 :
6 years of TNF100 HK racing!!

Another great event put together by the team of The North Face Hong Kong yesterday with almost perfect racing conditions on one of hardest...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 05-12-2018Le 05-12-2018 :
Running pictures on Facebook vs Running in real life!

I don’t know about you guys but mid long runs and mid races I’m a f*cking ugly creature 😂 red face,...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 02-12-2018Le 02-12-2018 :
Going to finish my racing year here. It’s been a big 2018 with 25 races.
Overall super happy with how the year went, managed to finish on the podium in...
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Message de Vlad Ixel du 30-10-2018Le 30-10-2018 :
#transformationtuesday going back to 2012 when I used to smoke more than a pack a day and drink a minimum of a six pack of beer so I could fall...
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