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  • 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…

  • On Your Marks…Get Set…Need To ‘Go’?

    On Your Marks…Get Set…Need To ‘Go’?

    25th August 2018

    Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a very common condition, affecting an estimated 30% of women worldwide. The condition can have a significant impact on daily life affecting relationships, emotional well-being and physical activity – and for hundreds of women gearing…

  • How To Identify, Prevent & Treat Common Running Injuries

    How To Identify, Prevent & Treat Common Running Injuries

    24th August 2018

    Written by Dr. Jason Garrett Even with the best preparation, aches and pains are an inevitable result of a new running regimen. As a runner, you don’t want anything to get in the way of your fitness. That’s why being…

  • Running Ten Miles A Week Can Halve Your Chances Of Eye Disease

    Running Ten Miles A Week Can Halve Your Chances Of Eye Disease

    14th August 2018

    Glaucoma is a condition where your optic nerve is damaged by the pressure of the fluid inside your eye. It’s one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide and the damage is currently irreversible. But now scientists in America say…

  • 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…