importance of rest when training for mararthon

The importance of being idle

Rest is almost a dirty word for some runners, but here we reveal how it is a crucial element of your training regime Continue reading

top five running injuries and how to beat them

The top five running injuries – and how to beat them

If you’re a keen runner there’s every chance you’ve had a frustrating lay off due to injury at some point. Here are five common injuries and what you can do to avoid them Continue reading

how to beat the winter running blues and keep running

Beat the winter blues and keep running

The clocks have gone back and the dark nights are with us again all too soon, confining most of us to the roads during the week with country paths having to wait until the weekend. Continue reading

ups and downs

Surviving The Decline (but not the economic one!)

Why training for the downhill can be more important than the uphill struggle when it comes to improving times and avoiding injuries Continue reading