Advice

  • 4 Yoga Poses To Aid Recovery After The London Marathon

    4 Yoga Poses To Aid Recovery After The London Marathon

    24th April 2017

    After the London Marathon, it is not uncommon for runners to experience tightness in the hamstrings, hips and gluteus muscles. ITBS (Iliotibial Band Syndrome) is a common overuse injury among runners. Stretching can aide recovery and further minimise the risk…

  • Sleep To Succeed

    Sleep To Succeed

    16th April 2017

    Having trouble dozing off at night? The solution to your sleep problem could be right here – and it’s exactly what your body needs to recover quickly and perform at its best. Words by Sarah Ivory We Brits are exhausted. Data from…

  • Sweat The Small Stuff: The Best Way To Rehydrate

    Sweat The Small Stuff: The Best Way To Rehydrate

    15th April 2017

    Aerobic exercise such as running often involves sweating, but why do we lose sodium when we sweat? And what is the best method of rehydration? George Winter asks the experts. The Science  Electrolytes are an important part of the sweating story. They’re substances which, when dissolved, separate…

  • Tips For Busy Runners From Laura Muir

    Tips For Busy Runners From Laura Muir

    12th April 2017

    Laura Muir, Scottish middle distance runner and student of veterinary medicine has been providing tips for runners taking part in the London 10 Mile, a major new closed road event held in the stunning Richmond Park, on Sunday 4th June 2017. A…

  • Dr Sarah Brewer Advises on Joint Health for Fitness Fans

    Dr Sarah Brewer Advises on Joint Health for Fitness Fans

    10th April 2017

    What puts the most pressure on our joints and how can we avoid this? Weight bearing and repetitive actions put the most stress on your joints. Jumping down from the cab of a lorry, for example, would subject your knee…

  • Easiest Half Marathon Plan Ever

    Easiest Half Marathon Plan Ever

    8th April 2017

    Thinking about tackling a half marathon? We have the simplest and easiest plan ever to take you from ‘new but regular runner’ to completing a half marathon in three months

  • Speed training

    Speed training

    3rd April 2017

    Rf reveals how to inject some extra pace into your training plan with speed training

  • London Marathon: Last Minute Advice & Top Tips

    London Marathon: Last Minute Advice & Top Tips

    28th March 2017

    Taking part in a marathon is a goal for many, but with the demands of leading a busy life, it can be all too easy to fall behind on your training. Whether you’re running 10k, a half marathon, or the…

  • A Mile Each Day

    A Mile Each Day

    20th March 2017

    The achievement in running a race is completing it – and we should enjoy that, no matter what our time is. What’s the first question people ask you when you’ve recently completed any race, whether it’s a marathon, a half…

  • Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug For Runners

    Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug For Runners

    17th March 2017

    Target Muscle/s: erector spinae, obliques, rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis Sets & Reps: 12 repetitions (alternating legs) Tempo: Lift for 2 seconds, slowly lower for 4 seconds Frequency: Twice a week strength training program Rationale The ‘Dead Bug’ is a popular…