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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Things Nobody Tells You About Training for a Half Marathon – Part 2

So you have just decided to pick up the pace and started to run longer distances, the problem is more unusual things are happening to your body. In part one of our blog we explained that by pounding the streets for longer distances you are working your body harder. Your muscles and joints will be sore after a longer…

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What is Postpartum Running? – Part 3

The final and concluding part of our blog concerning postpartum running looks at even more issues concerning with getting back to exercising after you have had a baby. You must listen to your own body before venturing out onto the roads once again. During pregnancy and childbirth your body goes through many changes and it takes time for it…

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What is Postpartum Running? – Part 2

The second part of our blog that deals with the issues of how and when to get back to running after you have had a baby looks at even more key issues for women who are going through postpartum running. In part one we left our advice at the point where we issued certain exercises that will aid your…

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