does rope jumping help with running? We think so yes!
Category: Training tips
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 […]
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 […]
Running form tips introduction Runners 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 running form tips can help you get the most out of your running experience and can help understand how to improve […]
Rope jumping – intro Many of us haven’t touched a jump rope since school days but rope jumping for runners is a great cross training tool in our training programme. why is rope jumping a good addition for runners? Rope jumping can be an extremely effective supplement to your running program. With a little bit […]
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 […]
If you are an experienced swimmer and have access to a pool then swimming is a great alternative to running. You’ll get a whole body workout and easily elevate your heart rate with minimal stress on the legs. Some less experienced swimmers get frustrated with stroke or breathing technique and may prefer deep water running […]
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 […]
what to eat for runners
Eating before you run can prevent low blood sugar. Things you might want to eat during running are sports gels and bars, and sports drinks or water. Runners should eat more high-carbohydrate foods to keep their muscles fueled and avoid sugary foods, such as candy and soda, within an hour before hard exercise.