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Running brings with it a whole host of benefits, from the more obvious – often the reasons we start running – like fitness and weight loss, through to things that may be more unexpected at first, like improved self-esteem, meeting new people, and so on.
But there is more and more evidence showing that the benefits may range much further than this. Find out more:
Training in the heat can provide a lot of rewards for your running, but it's important to approach it sensibly and to manage it well.
Check out this blog for some info on heat adaptation and tips for managing it:
In some ways, running is one of the most accessible sports – or activities – around. It’s simply a case of putting on your running kit and heading out the door. But of course it's not always that easy...
If you’re interested in trying running for the first time and perhaps have a few doubts, this article should help you:
As runners we’re surrounded by a lot of technology and data – pace, splits, distance, heart rate, vo2 max, threshold and much more besides – often all built into the small watch on our wrist.
But tuning into your body and building your awareness could be the key to unlock your potential:
You’ve been training for your goal race for months – your weeks have been planned around the training you’ve needed to do, you’ve done all the preparation and you’ve finished the event.
So what next?...
Stretching is probably one of the most debated and confusing topics in running.
This article gives you the clear basics, and some guidance of the role of stretching in your running:
The long run is a hugely important part of your weekly training, particularly when marathon training.
Find out why it's important, and some tips to help you nail it: