Running

  • 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…

  • How to recover from a marathon

    How to recover from a marathon

    3 December 2020

    Running a marathon takes a huge toll on the body, yet not much is said about how to recover from 26.2 miles. Physiotherapist Tim Allardyce from Surrey Physio reveals how to recover. There’s been a huge rise in the popularity…

  • What really causes running injuries?

    What really causes running injuries?

    29 November 2020

    Some people can run for miles and miles and be fine, while others pick up niggling injuries. Are we all built to run? And what causes injuries? We asked physiotherapist Tim Allardyce, clinical director from Surrey Physio why some people…

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