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Virtually STARMAN supporting Mercy Corps

The world is facing a rapidly evolving pandemic.

COVID-19 has spread to more than 198 countries and is now reaching communities most vulnerable to the health and economic impacts of its spread. People fleeing conflict, living in poverty or without …

Workout Wednesday – The Big Bang

We have been providing you with workouts every week since lockdown, for a bit of motivation and a bit of fun. This week is the Big Bang because, well, it’s quite tough! This is just for fun but will …

STARMAN 2020 UPDATE

As ever, we hope you and your family are well in these challenging times.

Your safety has always been, and always will be, at the heart of everything we do. With so much uncertainty around what will happen in the …

Strength in Lockdown: Andrew Aitken

Andrew is a Personal Trainer and Coach in Crieff, and last year completed STARMAN for the first time. We asked him to tell us about his experience, and he has also kindly put together a run strength session for …

Lockdown Workout – upper body circuit

Welcome to the next instalment of our workout series, designed to keep you strong during lockdown. We know you have running and cycling covered, so we are focussing specific workouts for swimming that can be done at home with …

Bodyweight Exercises for Swimming

Welcome back to our blog on maintaining strength and fitness during Lockdown. Whilst open water swimming is now permitted in England in some circumstances, the rest of us in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are still advised to stay …

Strength for Swimming

Welcome back to our blog on maintaining strength and fitness during this strange time. Most of us are not able to swim at the moment, and we are worried about losing all the gains we made in the pool …

STARMAN training when the hills are closed

Here at STARMAN Media HQ we are still training as if the event is going ahead and we are taking part. Obviously, at this stage, we are still not sure if we will be able to make that happen, …

Training during Lockdown

In these unprecedented times, with no prospect of racing for the coming weeks and months, and restrictions on how much time we can exercise outside, many of us have had to rethink our training programme and adjust our goals …