Advice

  • 10 Ultra Training Tips From Alistair Flowers

    10 Ultra Training Tips From Alistair Flowers

    14th February 2018

    Training for ultras can and should be as varied and wide as the sport itself. There really is no ‘right’ way to train for running ultras; there is definitely no ‘one size fits all’ training plan for 50km, 50 mile,…

  • Maintaining Your Runner’s Body: The Intelligent Approach

    Maintaining Your Runner’s Body: The Intelligent Approach

    17th January 2018

    Written by Ruth Pickvance To enjoy your running you need to sustain a resilient, flexible and fit body. Overtraining, over-racing and a resistance to making changes, we often run ourselves to injury. Our training day on the 25th March is…

  • Ask The Expert: Winter Weather Woes

    Ask The Expert: Winter Weather Woes

    29th December 2017

    Q: How do I stop my eczema getting worse when I’m training outdoors? This time of year it is at its worst, and no matter how much I moisturise, my skin still dries out and becomes sore when I’m out in the…

  • A Mile Each Day: Leadership

    A Mile Each Day: Leadership

    18th December 2017

    Whether we like it or not, we influence and have an impact on other people. Have you ever recommended a restaurant, a film, a book, a running shop, a make or brand of running shoes, and someone has spent money…

  • Are You Breathing?

    Are You Breathing?

    4th December 2017 2 Comments

    It might sound silly, but so many of us don’t make full use of our lungs while running. But a small change, and the INTRODUCTION OF YOGA, can teach you how to breathe correctly and run better. Written by Siobhan…

  • Marathon Success

    Marathon Success

    28th November 2017

    Why are we so obsessed with our finish time, when there are so many other things to celebrate when we run a marathon? Hands up if you’ve run a marathon recently? And keep your hands up if you’re still dwelling…

  • Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    22nd November 2017

    If you’re returning to running after an injury, make sure you learn from it so you can avoid it happening again. Every injury has the potential to teach us something about our bodies and our training. And every injury can…