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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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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! […]

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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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Get started now – rope jumping for runners

Does rope jumping help with running? We think so yes! Rope jumping for runners is a full body workout that improves endurance and strength – both things you need for running. It helps breathing and cardio and balance. Great all round. Here is some more information about why we think it’s great to add to […]

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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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Roman Chair training – The Injured Runner

Repeatedly raise your trunk to slightly above horizontal, then return to a hanging position. Try to keep your abdominal muscles drawn in slightly while elevating to keep your back relatively straight. Repeat ten to thirty times. To make this exercise more challenging hold the horizontal position for five seconds or try it with only one […]