How to increase race pace - Cross-training | 7 of 26 Marathon Series

How to Increase My Race Pace: Crosstraining

One of the biggest mistakes that runners can make when trying to break through a plateau is to think that simply running more or...
How to increase race pace - Hill Running | 6 of 26 Marathon Series

How to Increase My Race Pace: Hill Running

Following on from our last blog on using sprint training to increase your race pace we want to briefly cover the benefits of also integrating...
How to increase race pace - sprint training | 5 of 26 Marathon Series

How to Increase Race Pace: Sprint Training

Thankfully there is hope! If you break the goal down into the simple facts, then it can give you more motivation and make the...

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...
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...

What’s So Good About Crossfit?

Many consider it to be the be all and end all of fitness. Others simply regard it as expensive circuit training. Either way Crossfit...

Journey from couch potato to mountain marathon finisher – A Customer’s...

We asked one of our regular customers David Rogers to tell us a bit about his running and how he achieved his goals; here...

SMART TRAINING – Part 4 ‘Monitoring & Progression’

No matter what level of participant, beginner, club athlete or elite, you should always aim to monitor your progress. So before you start any...

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...

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...