Tuesday, November 23, 2021
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Running in a heatwave – top tips and advice

As the weather heats up, it can be hard to keep up with a regular running routine. Running in the heat and during a heatwave isn’t the same as running on cooler days. Your body has to work a...

Improve your running in 2020

Fancy making 2020 your best running year yet? No matter where you are on your running journey, there are ways that you can improve your speed, endurance, distance and stamina. Here are our top tips Vary your pace The best way...

Running in the dark – top tips for staying safe

Whether you run in the morning or evening, at some point you may have to start running in the dark. Even if you are not running particularly late (or early), running in the dark can be a completely different...

Move forwards and run backwards

How can running backwards help you to run forwards? The question itself might sound a little absurd, but read on… Dave Mott, lead physiotherapist and managing director of Physio Fitness, shares his perspective on this technique and its benefits. The...

Why ultramarathons are ultra achievable

Heard runners talking about ultramarathons and wondered if you could run one? Helena Stroud is here to tell you why they’re special, and why you should absolutely plan to run one! Bitten by the bug I got into running in 2014,...

The popularity of the half-marathon

There has never been more choice or more participation when it comes to the half-marathon. We take a look at why it’s no longer ‘just a half’… Half-marathon participation levels are booming, and the trend shows no sign of slowing...

How to combat race day nerves

Whether you're preparing for your first race or your 100th, feeling nervous on race day is quite normal. Some of us are more prone to nerves than others, feeling that familiar flutter of butterflies before a parkrun, or even...

Push past marathon distance in ultra training

Are you thinking about taking on your first ultra-distance race? One of the hardest parts of the training can be tackling the big distances, often on your own and outside race conditions. Helena Stroud gives her insight into how...
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Running your first ever race? Here are some tips and advice to help the day go smoothly.

We all remember how nervous we felt about taking part in our first running race. In this blog I...
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