Advice

  • 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.…

  • How To Overcome Your Internal Demons

    How To Overcome Your Internal Demons

    25th June 2018

    If we are being very open and honest, every single person has that intruder on their shoulder telling them what they can’t do, not to make a fool of themselves, not to try something in case they are no good,…

  • How To Psych Yourself Up For Race Day

    How To Psych Yourself Up For Race Day

    20th June 2018

    When we train hard, prepare or practice for a big race or event, we often say to ourselves “I want to be perfect today”, and that can be the most fatal mistake of all. When faced with a challenge where…

  • 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…

  • Five Mistakes You’re Making That Are Ruining Your Joints

    Five Mistakes You’re Making That Are Ruining Your Joints

    2nd June 2018

    Written by Paul Starkey, Managing Director at Neo G While you may think joint problems are the preserve of the elderly, statistics actually show that it’s an increasing problem for people at any age. More than 10 million people in…

  • Top Ten Benefits Of Buggy Running

    Top Ten Benefits Of Buggy Running

    22nd May 2018

    1) It’s the ultimate way to multitask. Exercising, baby nap time, milk bought and post office trip. 2) Dads can earn brownie points by taking the little one out for a run and giving Mum a break/lie in. 3) When you consider…

  • 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…