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  • Nutrition: Sandwiches

    Nutrition: Sandwiches

    12th August 2018

    Did you know it's British Sandwich Week? Don't shy away from the dreaded bread, follow these health tips from DW Fitness, devised by Carly Tierney their health and fitness expert.

  • Andy Baddeley’s Tips For Running On Sand

    Andy Baddeley’s Tips For Running On Sand

    10th August 2018

    Running along the beach sounds great. The natural soundtrack of the rolling waves, soft landings for your punished feet and the prospect of a cool down dip in the sea. But there is a reason that so many world-class athletes…

  • Older Runners Have The Knowledge

    Older Runners Have The Knowledge

    2nd August 2018

    Age, experience and running with others is key to success Age and experience are the key factors in predicting running success, new research at the University of St Andrews has found. Membership of a running club, as well as having…

  • Runderwear To The Rescue: Chafe No More!

    Runderwear To The Rescue: Chafe No More!

    23rd July 2018

    It’s hotting up! The heat wave is in full swing so we chatted to Richard Edmonds, co-founder of Runderwear, for his top tips on summer training and how we can all avoid the dreaded chafe! “Chafing is something that makes…

  • How A Massage Can Help You Go That Extra Mile

    How A Massage Can Help You Go That Extra Mile

    20th July 2018

    Chafing, blisters and blackened toenails — training for a big run can be punishing on the body. Day in, day out, you push your body to its limit as you strive to run that bit further and that bit faster.…

  • A Surgery-Free Approach To Chronic Foot Pain

    A Surgery-Free Approach To Chronic Foot Pain

    13th June 2018

    Written by Dr. Adam Siegel, DPM Plantar fasciosis and Achilles tendinosis are two of the most common sources of foot pain plaguing runners. If you’ve ever suffered from either of them, you know they can be debilitating! Plantar fasciosis is…

  • Running Is Leading Cause Of Injury Among Women

    Running Is Leading Cause Of Injury Among Women

    26th April 2018

    A recent survey of 2000 people showed that 10% of people injured themselves running and was the leading cause of injury among women. With a reported 2 million people running on a regular basis in the UK, it’s no surprise…

  • How To Drink On The Move During A Marathon

    How To Drink On The Move During A Marathon

    28th March 2018

    Getting fluids in without choking, inhaling too much air or spilling most of it down your front whilst running is not an easy task! Here’s a bit of practical advice on how to overcome the issue of drinking on the move during your next…

  • The Key To Preventing Back Pain While Running

    The Key To Preventing Back Pain While Running

    15th March 2018

    Lower back pain, which often results from weak deep core muscles, isn’t uncommon in runners. Here’s what you can do to address the source of your pain and get back to pounding the pavement. Running is one of the world’s…