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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...

SMART TRAINING – Part One ‘Secret to Success’

SMART TRAINING – Part One ‘Secret to Success’ I'm very happy to say that in September I completed my first ever Half Ironman. This involved...

What is a minimal running shoe?

Slightly more advanced than the main image, a minimal running shoe, as the name suggests, is a minimal version of a training shoe. Comprising...