Training tips

How to start running from scratch for beginners

Why should I start running from scratch? If you are here it’s because you want to start running or are considering it! This is our guide to start running from scratch for beginners. Great work for taking this step because starting running is a great idea for many reasons. Here are a few of the […]

Training tips Leg injuries

How to prevent running injuries

How to prevent running injuries an introduction Running is a great form of exercise that is not only good for physical health but also mental well-being. However, like any other physical activity, it carries the risk of injury. Injuries are indeed, a fact of the runners life. But running injuries can range from minor issues […]

Training tips Health

Ask us today – can running harm pregnancy?

Being active in pregnancy – can running harm pregnancy? It is a good idea to stay physically active during your pregnancy – which includes running! The overall guidelines suggest you can continue with activity you were doing pre-pregnancy. If you feel well there are lots of benefits of running while pregnant. Can running harm pregnancy? […]

Training tips Cross training

Easy 12 week 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 weeks. Running a marathon is something a tiny percentage of people have ever achieved – so you’re going to be in […]

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 […]

Training tips Core training Running form

26 tips running a marathon for the first time

Tips for running a marathon for the first time If you’re reading this perhaps 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 […]

Cross training

Elliptical Cross Training – The Injured Runner

Elliptical training is an excellent form of cross training because of the similarity to running, ease of use and reduced impact. There are several brands, each with a slightly different design. You may want to check out a few health clubs to find a model that feels comfortable for you. Keep a towel handy because […]