Advice

  • 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.…

  • Running Your First 10K On The Trail

    Running Your First 10K On The Trail

    25th September 2017

    Stripped down to its barest form, running never changes. However, where you run does. So it’s important to understand how new environments and wilder terrains impact on your body and affect decision making. If you’re a keen runner, likelihood is…

  • Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    Pace Yourself When Returning After An Injury

    17th September 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…

  • Doing The Sums

    Doing The Sums

    14th September 2017

    In the quest to become better, should we more modest runners calculate the benefits from marginal gains? Running provides many people with escapism, while to others it’s the joy of the competition. We all want to be good at it.…

  • Celebrate National Fitness Day With GHO Fitness

    Celebrate National Fitness Day With GHO Fitness

    7th September 2017

    Munched on kids’ leftovers, sneaked sweeties on the side or satisfied a hungry tummy with sugary snacks this summer holiday?   With National Fitness Day coming up on the 27 September, GHO Fitness is here to inspire and motivate consumers to…

  • Ask The Expert: Should I Wear Kinesiology Tape?

    Ask The Expert: Should I Wear Kinesiology Tape?

    4th September 2017

    Running expert Matt Phillips discusses wearing kinesiology tape during runs Find kinesiology tape in a variety of colours and patterns at rocktape.co.uk Q: Earlier this year I started running after a long time from exercise. I have worked my way…

  • Exercise For Runners: The Fire Hydrant

    Exercise For Runners: The Fire Hydrant

    1st September 2017

    Our expert, Matt Phillips, explains The Fire Hydrant, a hip mobility exercise The hips are a particularly important joint for runners as they require both mobility and stability. Mobility is important in the sense that if you haven’t got enough…