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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: no 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 […]

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Recovery

Injured runner: how to 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 injury or another sporting injury the mental challenge is tough and we all want to […]

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Training tips Running form

How to start running as a total beginner today

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 total beginner is not as daunting as it seems right […]

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Training tips Cross training

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 week. Running a marathon is something a tiny percentage of people have ever achieved – so you’re going to be in […]

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Cross training Health Running form Training tips

How to start running as a woman today

why would i want to start running as a woman? 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

What to do if you have a hip injury from running

Running causes pain in my hips – why? 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 rest from running! This needs to […]

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Health

What are the benefits of running?

Introducing the benefits of running Your body responds to exercise in a number of ways. But what are the benefits of running? 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 […]

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Training tips Running form

Run walk method: easy way to get going!

what is walk-run training or run walk method? The run walk method running technique is simply a combination of paced walking interspersed with light jogging. The amount you spend walking vs running can and does vary! As you get fitter, you might spend more time jogging, but the technique is excellent at managing reducing your […]

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Knees Leg injuries

why do my knees hurt when I run?

why do my knees hurt when I run? Knee pain when running is a common issue for runners. Strengthening knees for running can help reduce knee pain now and prevent it in the future. what is runners knee? Runners knee is not a single a condition but is what we often call the variety of […]

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Training tips Health

How to start running at 40: tips to start today

where should I start if I want to start running at 40? You are ready to start mentally but don’t know how to start physically. You might be asking – is 40 too old to start running. The answer is not at all. Do not worry! You are not alone, so many people ask us […]