Physio Mike talks about how treadmills help your running recovery after injury

Michael WilsmoreAthletes Content, Health & Injuries, Running, Training, Treadmill

Injury Management and Using a Treadmill in Recovery

Injuries and niggles are always an unwelcome presence in any athlete’s journey, always popping up at the worst possible time.  It is important to use each of these as an opportunity to learn from every injury.  Sometimes they are unavoidable, particularly traumatic injuries such as those pesky rocks or pot holes.  However, the majority of injuries are simply down to … Read More

How to Race 4 Marathons in 4 Weeks

Nick BesterAthletes Content, Marathon Training, Running, Training

Nick Bester

How to race 4 marathons in four weeks? The answer is simple – it’s impossible! However, racing and running marathons are two very different things. In just a few weeks, I will be running 4 marathons in 4 weeks: Berlin Marathon: 25 th September. Sub 2:20 target!! London Marathon: 2 nd October. Pacing sub 2:38 bus! Chicago Marathon: 9 th … Read More

Reporter – Commonwealth Games Athletics

Gill BlandAthletes Content, Runner's Stories, Running

Having a major sporting event on our doorstep was always going to be exciting. I applied some time ago to be part of the ‘Commonwealth Collective’ and was given the role of Flash Quote Reporter –  Commonwealth Games Athletics. As an aspiring writer and running geek, I don’t think I could have asked for a better posting. What is a … Read More

Combining Cross-Training with Running

Stephanie DavisAthletes Content, Marathon Training, Running, Training

Do you want to train more whilst building your running volume gradually? Do you want to run more but can’t? Do you want to run faster but want variety in your training plan? Combining cross-training with running might be the answer! What is Cross Training? Cross-training is adding another type of exercise to your routine so that you continue to … Read More

Running Through the Menopause

Sally BriderAthletes Content, Health & Injuries, Marathon Training, Races, Runner's Stories, Running

Let me start by saying that every woman’s experience of the menopause (and running through it) will be different. Some women are lucky enough to sail through it and hardly notice the changes to their bodies. Others experience severe symptoms which can make daily life a challenge. Sadly, I fell into the latter category and faced it full-on, rather like … Read More

5 Tips for Training While on Holiday

Alan LiAthletes Content, Running, Training, Treadmill

Running on the beach

School’s out, which seems timely given that the world is just slowly opening back up for business. Perhaps you’re making up for the loss of travel abroad during the global pandemic? Here are my 5 tips for training while on holiday. I’m guilty as charged for letting runs get pushed down the priority list during the holidays, even on the … Read More