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How to Run Faster – Part 1

When you look at the world’s great runners past and present, their style and technique makes their running seem almost effortless. And indeed, some people are natural runners, some are suited to running long distances and other for short bursts of incredible fast sprinting.But even the greatest of runners continually put in the hours of training and honing their…

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Britain’s Most Epic Running Events – Part 2

We return to Britain to find out even more epic running events that take place each and every year. In part one we saw events that included a prison break and a course that was designed for horses. In this blog we look at a twenty-four hour endurance race and a bizarre competition that pitches humans up against horses….

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Britain’s Most Epic Running Events – Part 1

Britain has a most diverse and spectacular landscape, from the awesome wilderness of the Highlands of Scotland to the rugged coastline of Wales, to the lush green pastures of England. There are also epic modern cities and medieval country hamlets that are all capable of providing the perfect backdrop for some epic running events. In this blog we travel…

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Top Marathons in the UK – Part 2

Once again we lace up our running shoes and take to Britain’s roads and countryside to experience some of the very best marathons that are run in the UK. In the first part of this blog we saw how diverse Britain’s marathon courses can be. From the historic landmarks of the famous London streets, to the beautiful and wild…

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Top Marathons in the UK – Part 1

The whole world knows about the London Marathon, but you may not be aware it is not alone as long distance races that are held each year in the UK. Marathon races are held all over the British Isles from Northern Ireland to Wales, and from England to Scotland. In this blog we take a look at some of…

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How to Teach Your Brain to Run – Part 2

The second edition of how to teach your brain to run looks into the five individual strategies that can be implemented into your running training regime. They are based on the premise that your brain can be trained to ease up on making assumptions about body fatigue. These simple strategies are meant to be combined together with your normal…

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How to Teach Your Brain to Run – Part 1

When we talk about fatigue in running, we always think that it is the muscles and perhaps your stamina that are the two biggest factors that can let you down. Obviously to run competitively your body needs to be up to scratch physically for the ordeal. So at no point are we stating that physical prowess and training are…

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Running for New Mums

Running is a favorite way to get fit and work out. It is also an excellent opportunity to take in your surroundings and socialize with people. Not only is running a good habit to keep, but it also helps you stay fit and burn off any extra carbohydrates that your body may have in store. One of the most…

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What to Wear Running: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2

The second part of our beginner’s guide of what to wear when running, starts with technical running clothes. Unlike leisure vests, shirts and shorts that are made for different generic purposes, there are specific items that are purposely designed for the runner. As we highlighted before there is one fabric that you should try to avoid as much as…

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What to Wear Running: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 1

Wide selection and choice, many shops offer variety to pick from, but there are certain things no sportsman will do without. Here they are: Running Shoes, Running Socks, Technical Running Clothes, Synthetic Clothes, DryFit, Thinsulate, CoolMax, Polypropylene, Silk, Cold Weather Clothing, Supporive Sports Bras, Sports Watch, Running Belt, Phoe and Running Apps, Sun Protection, Waterproof Sunscreen, Visor, Hat, UV-blocking…

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