How to increase race pace - weight training | 8 of 26 Marathon Series

How to Increase Race Pace: Weight Training

So if you've been reading our Marathon Series, then you'll know exactly how effective sprint training, hill running and crosstraining are for increasing your race pace. The final...

Correcting Pronation with Exercise – Part 2 | Lower Leg

Pronation of the foot, or more correctly overpronation, is often the cause of many runner's injuries. This article explains how you can use strengthening and stretching to reduce overpronation, reducing the need for heavily corrective running shoes.
How to increase race pace: tee-total training | 9 of 26 Marathon Series

Increase Race Pace With Tee-Total Training

Most of us like a drink, in fact the majority of UK adults like to drink too much, it's in our culture and has been...
Worn out Running Shoes

Is it time for new running shoes?

  There is one question our customers ask most in store: “how do I know when it is time to replace my running shoes?” Whilst the definite...
Prepare for the elements | 14 of 26 Marathon Series

Prepare for the Elements

Whilst you may have visions of the perfect marathon, mother nature normally has her own plans! So making sure you are prepared for all...
Why do I get shin pain when I run?

Why do I get shin pain when I run?

Part 2 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.

Treadmill Vs the Great Outdoors

Treadmill Vs. the Great Outdoors. So you want to beat the boredom of the continual pounding of the treadmill, the air conditioned room that dries...
5 ways to help prevent chafing when running | running advice

5 Ways to Stop Chafing While Running

Chafing is something most runners have come across at some point in their running endeavours, it's like a rite of passage, albeit a horrible,...
Make yourself blister proof | 15 of 26 Marathon Series

Make Yourself Blister Proof

Blisters! Every runner's nightmare, those horrible fluid filled sacs that seem so trivial, yet can eventually stop the hardest of runners in their tracks. Surely there...

Your First Running Event

The thought of participating in your first event can be quite daunting, this guide may help things run more smoothly… Preparation when training for an...