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How to start running from scratch for beginners – with free 10 week running plan

How to start running from scratch – for beginners! You want to give running a go – what great news! We are here to help you make running pain and injury free and rewarding. This is our ‘how to’ guide to starting running for beginners. You can do it. We have, and you can too. […]

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Training tips Leg injuries

What can you do to prevent running injuries

What can you do to prevent running injuries: injured runner 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 […]

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Training tips Health

Ask us today – can running harm pregnancy?

Being active in pregnancy – can running harm pregnancy? During pregnancy the two most obvious physical changes are weight gain and the growing bump – but other changes also occur including a softening of the ligaments and an increase in blood volume. This means considerations must be made, but medically is a good idea to […]

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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 […]

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Recovery

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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Training tips Running form

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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Training tips Cross training

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 […]

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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 […]

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Health

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 […]