Runners Knee recovery 101 – everything you wanted to know

  Runners knee recovery: an intro If you’ve found this post it’s because you are suffering from some knee pain when running or walking. Runners knee is a general term for pain around the kneecap or patella. Symptoms in this region vary widely from being a low-grade annoyance to a complete inability to run. The […]

Training tips Running form

4 top running form tips to get you on track today

Running form tips introduction Runners come in many shapes, sizes and styles. One running form does not fit all people nor does it guarantee superior performance or freedom from injury. However, knowing some basic running form tips can help you get the most out of your running experience and can help understand how to improve […]

Training tips

How to start running from scratch for beginners

Why should I start running from scratch? If you are here it’s because you want to start running or are considering it! This is our guide to start running from scratch for beginners. Great work for taking this step because starting running is a great idea for many reasons. Here are a few of the […]

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How to prevent running injuries

How to prevent running injuries an introduction Running is a great form of exercise that is not only good for physical health but also mental well-being. However, like any other physical activity, it carries the risk of injury. Injuries are indeed, a fact of the runners life. But running injuries can range from minor issues […]

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Ask us today – can running harm pregnancy?

Being active in pregnancy – can running harm pregnancy? It is a good idea to stay physically active during your pregnancy – which includes running! The overall guidelines suggest you can continue with activity you were doing pre-pregnancy. If you feel well there are lots of benefits of running while pregnant. Can running harm pregnancy? […]

Foot injuries

Why do I keep hurting my feet running?

Feeling pain in the feet from your running? Here are three reasons which might answer the question – why do I keep hurting my feet running? Read on: 1: You aren’t stretching them Maintaining flexible feet really helps avoid all the issues caused by tight achilles tendons. So here is a simple stretch you can […]


Injured runner: awesome ways to mentally cope with injury

Reading this will change your life. (or at least help you mentally cope with injury.) Injuries. Gosh they are tough to cope with aren’t they. We are glad you’ve found our guide on how to mentally cope with injury and we hope it helps you today. Whether you’re reading because you are facing a running […]

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How to start running as a total beginner today

Step one as you start running as a total beginner Firstly and very importantly – well done for looking online for this advice. You want to take the first step to becoming a runner – it’s really a great first step to take and you can absolutely do it. How to start running as a […]

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Easy 12 week beginners marathon training plan

How do I train for a marathon? Great question! We have pulled together a beginners marathon training plan here specially designed to take you from gentle jog, to finishing a 26.2mile marathon in 12 weeks. Running a marathon is something a tiny percentage of people have ever achieved – so you’re going to be in […]

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women running beginner challenge: how to get started today

womens running beginner challenge – good reasons to get started! Running or any kind of regular physical activity is positive for you and your health. The great thing about running is that it is one of the easiest sports to take up as you don’t need much kit to get started, can set off straight […]

Hip injuries

Help – I’ve got a hip running injury from running

Running causes pain in my hips – is it a hip injury from running This could be GTPS – but this is mainly experienced by women between 40 and 50. The pain is felt outside the hip, and it hurts if you lie on it or do any repetitive movement. Treatment is a period of […]


Why running is good for your health

Introduction Your body responds to exercise in a number of ways. You may be asking why running is good for your health. Some of the benefits happen straight away, some in the short term and some in the long term. We will level with you – there will be some aches and pains but the […]