Advice

  • A Mile Each Day: Leadership

    A Mile Each Day: Leadership

    5th 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 1 Comment

    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…

  • Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

    Want To Avoid Trail Running Injuries? Start Running At Night.

    1st November 2017

    TRAIL RUNNING at night could help protect you from long term injuries… as long as you can get through the first few weeks unscathed.  That’s according to leading UK osteopath Stephen Makinde, who says that when your body has reduced…

  • Chest Pain & Running

    Chest Pain & Running

    31st October 2017

    There are many causes of chest pain, some of them serious. Here we look at some of the more common causes and their symptoms. Words Dr Yvette Brindle When we think of chest pain and exercise, many of us worry…

  • Dr Sarah Brewer Advises on Joint Health for Fitness Fans

    Dr Sarah Brewer Advises on Joint Health for Fitness Fans

    30th October 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…

  • A Mile Each Day

    A Mile Each Day

    1st October 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…

  • Run 3D Running Gait Technology Helps Athletes Avoid Injuries

    Run 3D Running Gait Technology Helps Athletes Avoid Injuries

    27th September 2017

    As part of Innovate UK’s success stories, we’re shinning a light on Run 3D. Originally a spin-out company from the University of Oxford, the biomechanical engineering business are building a franchise network of sports clinics aimed at preventing running injuries.…