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 […]

Knees Leg injuries

When running my knee hurts : what to do and why

When running my knee hurts – am I alone? Knee pain when running is a common issue for runners. That is why a whole host of running knee injuries have coined the widely used phrase of ‘runners knee.’ The good news is strengthening muscles for running can help reduce knee pain now and prevent it […]

Training tips Health

How to start running at 40: real advice to start today

where should I start if I want to start running at 40? Firstly and most importantly – 40 is not old! 40 is not past it. You absolutely can do this and enjoy it. You will get fitter and happier and more flexible and so keep reading for practical tips to turn your plans to […]

Health Training tips

how do I get endorphins running 101?

What are endorphins and do you get endorphins running? Endorphins are a hormone, or chemical that your body releases. Can you believe they actually have a similar effect to morphine – making you feel relaxed and happy. When you run the body releases endorphins – which increases pain tolerance, reduces anxiety, tension, anger and confusion! […]

Leg injuries Recovery

Shin splint treatments and exercises: 6 tips try now

Shin splint treatments and exercises. What exactly shin splints are is still not entirely confirmed by science. But what we do know is that it’s a pain and tenderness in the shin area and you are interested in how to get rid of shin splints. We have pulled together some tips on shin splint treatments […]

Recovery Leg injuries

Calves cramping when running? Tips to stop it

what is calf cramp? Muscle fibres contract and relax in turn when you use a muscle. Sometimes a muscle gets stuck in the contracted state and that’s what the pain of cramp is. Pain in the back of the lower leg is calf cramp, and if you find calves cramping when running, you often have […]

Leg injuries

shin stress running

I have shin pain – what is it from? If you have a pain and tenderness in the shin area on the front of your lower legs, it might be shin splints. There are often found in runners who are starting out or who have dramatically increased their mileage. The condition is created from an […]

Training tips Core training Running form

26 tips running a marathon for the first time

Our Top Tips for running a marathon for the first time Hello and welcome to the great adventure of marathon running. You are in the very small number of people brave enough to take this challenge on – so let’s start with huge congratulations. If you’re here and reading this perhaps you’re midway through a […]

Training tips Core training Cross training Recovery

Get started now – rope jumping for runners

does rope jumping help with running? We think so yes!


is it safe to run with a hangover 101?

Is it safe to run with a hangover? If you’re reading this post, you’ve probably had a bit too much to drink and are working out is it safe to run with a hangover? Should you run while hungover? Let’s discuss the evidence. how much did you drink? So let’s start with the facts. The […]