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How Hormones affect our running as we age

Middle age can sneak up on the best runners, bringing with it challenges and opportunities. Hormones may be shifting as the birthdays rack up, but for every “What the heck is going on?” that running in your 40s and 50s brings, you just may discover a silver lining. We...

Sprinting or Jogging- which makes you stronger?

Some days you just want to run easy, while other days it may seem impossible to hold yourself back. Slower and faster running both have their places in every runner’s training arsenal, and knowing how and why to implement each type is essential to your success. At the...

Safety Tips for Running at Night

Many of us can lead pretty busy lives, and by the time we finish up for the day there isn’t much daylight left to go for a run. This is especially true throughout the autumn and winter months. It may be unavoidable that you will be running in the dark so here are some...

10 things not to say to a runner

As a runner, you understand you are an exotic bird, a strange, beautiful creature separate and apart from the rest of humanity, a being so distant that a mere mortal can hardly understand you and your essence. No, wait. That’s not right. You’re a regular person who...

5 Adventurous Ways to Get Fit and Healthy

  It has become paramount to stay fit due to the recent growing fitness trends. People of every age pay much attention to maintain fitness. Through years of experiences, people have found out that fitness is the only answer to their physical, mental and social issues....

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cross Country Running

If you love trail running and racing 5Ks, consider combining the two into one short, but intense, cross-country race. Cross-country can be a happy medium that isn’t as rugged as trail running but still has that open-air, not-on-the-road appeal. “Expect taped off...

Want to get the Family into running?

Once again the National Trust are running some family taster events on Saturday 6th January : to help get you running together safely as a family, with Wendy their Run England Coach. Getting fit and healthy is a family affair. Join Wendy, our Run England qualified...

The 10 commandments of running etiquette

1. Dress appropriately Chaps, in your head you may have the torso of a Men’s Health  cover star, but the chances are that your body hasn’t got that memo. So please try to avoid running tops that reveal more than anyone wants to see – and don’t even think of going...

3 reasons you shouldn’t run a marathon!

For runners, the ultimate achievement is often seen as the marathon. Even if you only ever do one, there is a huge sense of pride that comes from being able to say you’ve run the distance. However the marathon isn’t for everyone and if you don’t ever...

10 Exercises to prevent Runner’s Knee

News flash, runners: You’re putting a lot of strain on your knees. As many as half the injuries associated with running, particularly in lower extremities, occur in the knee, according to research in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Indeed, patellofemoral pain...

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