There are many Running benefits. Let us show you exactly how running can help you live a healthier life.

Running in Fancy Dress and a Trip to the Darkside

Rock up at almost any running event and you’ll soon catch brave/hardy souls running in fancy dress. Wonder woman, a giraffe, anime characters….. there at the starting line ready to braving extreme heat, a couple hundred weight of extra kilos to carry around their half or full marathon. And why? Usually for charity, right. To [...]

Can running help depression? Kara’s story

With as many as 1 in 4 people affected in the UK (mind.org.uk), the problem of mental illness is a very real and widespread social issue. The benefits of exercise are well documented but can running help depression and play a part in the fight against the effects of anxiety? Of course, anyone who suspects [...]

Golden couple show how to help your community and lose weight by running

There’s plenty of stuff on the internet promising the holy grail of losing weight super quick. Some of it may work, and a lot of it probably doesn’t. Lose weight by running, lose weight by dieting, lose weight with pills, lose weight by doing nothing. […]

How to Lace Running Shoes so You Don’t Kill Your Feet

When you get started running it's all good. Find a gap in your schedule, put on your gear, and off you go. But as you start clocking up those miles, you might hit some problems. Your nails start going black, you get blisters, pains across the top of your feet and so on. Granted, a little wear [...]

Running Plan For Beginners that Won’t make you give up

Haven't exercised for a while, or want to start running? Then you need a good running plan for beginners. How a running plan for beginners can let you down There are plenty of running plans for people starting running but many of them have the downside of being too difficult or two complicated. As with [...]

Static vs Dynamic Stretching: Which is better?

OK, so warming up for your run is not a very sexy subject (chatting about the latest Asics or Garmin is much more fun). But being injured when you're running is far less sexy. For the longest time, static stretching was seen as the best warm up prior to running (or any exercise). Recently however, [...]

Running Benefits: 9 Reasons Why You Should Hit the Road

There are a million reasons why you are thinking about doing exercise. But there are also a million different kinds of physical activity to choose from. Making a decision can be difficult. That's why this article looks at 10 ways in which running benefits about 70 million people in the US alone. And how it [...]

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What to Do When You Get Lower Back Pain Running

When you get lower back pain running, like any injury, it can put a serious dent in your progress. Needless to say I am not a doctor, but I can most definitely empathise with lower back pain sufferers. After endless days of crawling out of bed, a trip to my own physician had me down [...]

How Often Should You Run? Finding your sweet spot

One of the first questions that the beginner runner often asks themselves is How Often Should You Run?  If you've found yourself asking this very thing, then read on. The three main variables of your training and running habit are duration (how far/long), intensity (how hard) and, probably the most important, how often. Deciding these [...]

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