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  • How To Outsmart The Start Line Jitters

    How To Outsmart The Start Line Jitters

    11th January 2019

    Written by Julie Carter Reading this I am hoping you are feeling pretty calm, maybe you’re relaxing with a cuppa- lovely. Now since our imagination is our most powerful tool, I’d like you to imagine, for a moment, a particular…

  • We Run’s Virtual Running Club

    We Run’s Virtual Running Club

    24th December 2018

    Leveraging the expertise of We Run’s team of 150+ qualified Running Coaches, the We Run Virtual Running Club is designed for those who want weekly guidance on their running, without being tied to a specific time or place. Each week…

  • How To Crush Your Running Goals This Winter Season

    How To Crush Your Running Goals This Winter Season

    20th December 2018

    Running outside during the winter isn’t as difficult as you might think. However, lack of preparation and proper running habits could keep you from reaching your goals. In this article, we’ll provide guidance on how to set realistic goals to…

  • Ask The Expert: Winter Weather Woes

    Ask The Expert: Winter Weather Woes

    3rd December 2018

    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…

  • How To Train Yourself To Stop Pre-Competition Nerves

    How To Train Yourself To Stop Pre-Competition Nerves

    14th November 2018

    Priory cognitive behavioural therapist, Lauren Povey, outlines techniques that athletes can use to stop anxiety affecting their performance. Anxiety can have a dramatic impact on performance. The psychological state, which is often caused by stress and worry, is commonly experienced…

  • Five Top Tips To Keep You Off The Couch & Out Running

    Five Top Tips To Keep You Off The Couch & Out Running

    29th October 2018

    Jenny Blizard, physio and running expert speaking on behalf of everyday healthcare company Simplyhealth, comes across the same mistakes over and over again with runners and injuries. Here are her tips to keep you off the couch and out running…

  • Five Cues To Improve Your Running Posture

    Five Cues To Improve Your Running Posture

    26th October 2018

    Jenny Blizard, physio and running expert speaking on behalf of everyday healthcare company Simplyhealth, comes across the same mistakes over and over again with runners and injuries. Here are her top tips to improve your running posture Just one of…

  • How Should I Prepare For A 10 Mile Race?

    How Should I Prepare For A 10 Mile Race?

    19th October 2018

    Tips provided by running expert and former international athlete Gareth Turnbull on behalf of Simplyhealth. Always be realistic with the time you can commit to train. If you can manage one weekday and one weekend run then that’s brilliant. The…

  • Acupuncture: Get To The Point

    Acupuncture: Get To The Point

    10th September 2018

    Jenny Blizzard, physio and running expert speaking on behalf of everyday healthcare company Simplyhealth, explains the practice of acupuncture and why it’s an effective treatment for people looking to stay active. Acupuncture is one of the many skills used within…