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  • What Do You Know About Paleo?

    What Do You Know About Paleo?

    6th July 2017

    Whether your motivation is for better health, or to improve athletic performance – or both – taking inspiration from our ancestors and following a paleo diet may be the best thing you do says Paul Roberts

  • Ask The Expert: Hip Pain

    Ask The Expert: Hip Pain

    5th July 2017

    Running Performance Coach & Injury Specialist, Matt Phillips gives advice on dealing with hip pain

  • Q & A: Preventing Post-Run Soreness

    Q & A: Preventing Post-Run Soreness

    3rd July 2017

    Our team of experts are on hand to answer your running-related questions, from training to nutrition, health to injury prevention. Q: I’m new to running and enjoying it, but the muscles in my legs are always very sore for days after. I stretch before and after but it…

  • Sweat The Small Stuff: The Best Way To Rehydrate

    Sweat The Small Stuff: The Best Way To Rehydrate

    21st June 2017

    Aerobic exercise such as running often involves sweating, but why do we lose sodium when we sweat? And what is the best method of rehydration? George Winter asks the experts. The Science  Electrolytes are an important part of the sweating story. They’re substances which, when dissolved, separate…

  • Steve Cram’s #MyMile Running Tips

    Steve Cram’s #MyMile Running Tips

    8th June 2017

    For the month of June, online retailer Wiggle.com has partnered with Strava, the social network for athletes to launch the #MyMile challenge. Upload a run to Strava with the hashtag #MyMile and if you run a PB, then you will…

  • Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug For Runners

    Exercise of the Month: Dead Bug For Runners

    17th March 2017

    Target Muscle/s: erector spinae, obliques, rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis Sets & Reps: 12 repetitions (alternating legs) Tempo: Lift for 2 seconds, slowly lower for 4 seconds Frequency: Twice a week strength training program Rationale The ‘Dead Bug’ is a popular…

  • Ask the Expert: Should I be running?

    Ask the Expert: Should I be running?

    19th February 2017

    Our team of experts are here to help you: What to do when age and injuries catch up to you. Q: I am 55, and I have just been diagnosed with osteoporosis. My doctor arranged a scan as the condition runs in our family. I also…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Seated Calf Raise

    Exercise Of The Month: Seated Calf Raise

    3rd February 2017

    Target Muscle/s: Soleus (lower calf) Sets & Reps: 12 repetitions (each leg) Tempo: Lift for 1 (second), hold for 2, lower for 3 Frequency: Twice a week strength training program Rationale Whether for performance gains or as part of Achilles…

  • Exercise Of The Month: Kneeling Pelvic Tilt

    Exercise Of The Month: Kneeling Pelvic Tilt

    23rd December 2016

    Matt Phillips is a Running Injury Specialist & Video Gait Analyst at StrideUK & Studio57clinic in Sussex. You can follow Matt on Twitter: @sportinjurymatt TARGET MUSCLES: Rectus femoris (lengthen) and Gluteus medius (strengthen) SETS & REPS: 12 repetitions (each leg) TEMPO: Slow and…