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 - 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...
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...

SMART TRAINING – Part Two ‘Setting a Goal’

To set a goal it has to be: S M A R T A goal should provide guidance and direction. Goals like ‘lose weight’, ‘eat...
How to get rid of a side stitch when running

How can I get rid of a side stitch when running?

Part 17 of our latest advice series “runner’s questions” which aims to answer all of the most popular questions that runners have.
Race Day: should I wear nipple tape? | 24 of 26 Marathon Series

Race Day: Should I Wear Nipple Tape?

Is nipple tape really worth wearing? You'll be surprised at the answer.

SMART TRAINING – Part 3 ‘Program Construction’

When constructing a program, whether for you or someone else, it is important to remember that everyone is different. Sounds obvious, but is often...
Can music improve your run performance? | 10 of 26 Marathon Series

Can music improve your run performance?

Many of us like to exercise to music, but then many people are purists, who frown upon listening to music while exercising. So... who's...

Is Running Everyday Bad For You?

Is running everyday bad for you? opinions are divided on the subject, so in this blog we delve deeper to find out if it's OK to run everyday.