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Training tips Running form

Run walk method: how to get going!

what is walk-run training? 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 chance of injury or […]

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Training tips Core training Running form

26 tips running a marathon for the first time

If you’re reading this I’ll bet you are midway through a training plan and wondering what the big day will be like and ‘can I run a marathon?’ Fear not, if you’ve done the training you can absolutely do the day. If you’re here because you are thinking of running a marathon without training – […]

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Recovery Leg injuries Running form

Hamstring Tendonitis treatment to try now – The Injured Runner

Hamstring Tendonitis is a pain that is felt on and just below the boney part of your butt that you sit on. The hamstring tendon attaches to this bone and can become painful. I have seen this develop after a runner stumbles and catches them self from falling forward. The hamstrings tighten to prevent the […]

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Training tips Running form

how to pick running Shoes – launch off on the right foot

Running shoes Selecting the right running shoe can be a confusing venture. This guide will help you navigate how to pick running shoes and prepare you for a great running experience. how to pick running shoes – our how to guide! There are three basic foot types and running shoes come in slightly different shapes […]

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Training tips Running form

How to improve your running form

Running form introduction Runner’s 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 concepts can help you get the most out of your running experience and can help understand how to improve your running form. […]

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Training tips Cross training Running form

Backward Walking cross training – The Injured Runner

Where should I do backward walking? Backward walking is most safely performed on a treadmill and can be quite helpful for runner’s knee. Start out slow until you get the feel for backward walking. Try not to hold on to the rails or only hold lightly. Keep your first few sessions shorter until your calves […]

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Running Techniques

Good running techniques A good running form and better running techniques can be learned and will make you economical and smooth in your stride and breathing. Crucially it also helps prevent running injuries. You can improve your running techniques by following a few tips, going from head down to your toes and paying attention to […]