It’s not always easy to remain a happy and active runner when you’re not making progress anymore. You need to be imaginative and humble, because pleasure can and must be a runner’s first priority. Be Conscious of What’s Important Discomfort when training and/or bad competition times: be sure to take several factors into account … More Performance Down? Tips For Staying Motivated At Running
So, your new pair of shoes looks great, however: it is not a good idea to put them on without running them in beforehand (whether it is for running a marathon, a 6-hour hike or just going to a wedding). HOW TO TREAT A BLISTER If the friction zone is red but the skin has … More Tip: How to Prevent and Treat Blisters?
When searching for the perfect pair of running shoes we are overwhelmed with a jungle of choice. Finding a suitable pair for your own personal needs can feel a bit daunting, and it can be hard to differentiate the different models from one another. This guide is aimed at cutting through the jungle of choice … More Guide to Choosing the Right Running Shoes
Take advantage of your lunch break to go for a jog or do an interval training session. An increasing number of runners of all levels are opting for this approach. So how can you go about training in the middle of the day? Here’s our answer… > Logistics: every minute counts… Not many lunch … More Optimising Your Lunch Break With A Run
It’s tempting to try jogging with your dog, especially when it gets you some extra brownie points with the kids and animal lover neighbours. But you still need to take a few precautions to ensure that your four-legged friend stays nice and safe when running at your side. Ask for your vet’s opinion Not all breeds … More Running With A Furry Companion
Endurance, is the runner’s foundation, at all levels, whether you are a road or trail runner or just a jogger. Novice runners most often run for endurance. Runners seeking performance tend to focus on intensive sessions. Of course, these sessions are crucial, but they often come at the expense of work on endurance. In terms … More Basic Endurance Training Tips
Is it prudent to continue running on a regular basis during the first months of pregnancy? Everyone should seek the advice of their gynaecologist when answering this question. They should also take into account a certain number of recommendations which apply to every mum-to-be. > Seek the advice of your gynaecologist and your GP in … More I’m Pregnant, Should I Continue Running?
You may have started running a few months or years ago. After a period of fast progression, you’ve noticed that you have now hit a plateau. You are no longer beating records with every run. Do you think you may have reached your limit? This may not necessarily be the case; read on for a … More Have you stopped making progress when you run?