Running

  • Katie Piper: ‘Running has made me a better person.’ 

    Katie Piper: ‘Running has made me a better person.’ 

    29 August 2021

    Activist, author, podcast host and mum-of-two, Katie Piper, tells us about her passion for running and why it’s her choice of therapy. By Jo Ebsworth  Tell us about your running journey? Katie Piper: ‘After sustaining my burns injuries and being…

  • Why you should run in parks this summer

    Why you should run in parks this summer

    26 July 2021

    The UK is currently facing a sweaty heatwave, making those weekly runs all the more challenging. If you’re struggling to keep up with your training plan due to the hot weather, read on to discover why running in parks this…

  • Run a 5K (plus tips to improve your time!)

    Run a 5K (plus tips to improve your time!)

    19 July 2021

    Running was your remedy during lockdown and now you want to run a 5K. We show you how to go from couch to 5K in just six weeks. Or, if you’re already out running regular 5Ks, we’ve also got some…

  • Seven ways to improve your running

    Seven ways to improve your running

    5 March 2021

    Have you increased your running fitness during lockdown, knocked out a comfortable 5k, and then hit a boredom wall and grinded to a halt? We hear you! Suddenly, after lots of hard work, you find yourself losing interest and motivation,…

  • Why runners should cross train

    Why runners should cross train

    13 January 2021

    Cross-training is any sport or exercise that supplements your main sport – in this case, running. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced marathoner, you can benefit from cross-training. Running is a high impact activity, which means that at least…

  • 10 ways to avoid distance running injuries

    10 ways to avoid distance running injuries

    11 January 2021

    Not surprisingly, there’s been a rise in the number of virtual races over the past year, with many people distracting themselves from the pandemic by training for a marathon or half marathon. Make sure you don’t succumb to injury with…

  • Your running questions answered

    Your running questions answered

    7 January 2021

    Ultra-runner Carla Molinaro ran from Land’s End to John O’Groats last July, covering 70 miles per day, answers some commonly asked questions about running. How long will it take me to go from being able to run a 5K to…

  • Advice for new runners

    Advice for new runners

    5 January 2021

    If you want to start running should you use time or distance to monitor your progress? And how can you get started without wearing yourself out? Christina Neal has some top tips. If you are new to running, it’s important…

  • Compression clothing explained

    Compression clothing explained

    21 December 2020

    ‘Compression clothing’ is often used as a generic name for a range of products and it’s important to understand the differences between what’s on offer. Some of it is ‘true’ compression clothing, whereas other items are functional pieces of kit…

  • 10 ways to avoid running injuries this winter

    10 ways to avoid running injuries this winter

    19 December 2020

    The surge of new runners this winter is a ticking time bomb for injuries. Here’s how to stay injury-free. Experts are urging runners to take extra precautions and make sure they are doing all they can to be easily seen…

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