Run faster & stronger with these 6 strength exercises

When you’re a runner, it’s easy to neglect the strength exercises that are beneficial to your training. I’ve been there. You live off the adrenaline of the next sweat fuelled run, trying to push your…

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My Review of the Asics GT-1000 Running Trainers

So, here’s the thing. I hate shopping. Any kind of shopping. If I could order everything online and never step into another shop or changing room again – I would. Unfortunately, life’s just not that…

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Running the last ever Preston 10k

Ever since I completed the 2016 Chester half-marathon, I’ve been desperate to train for another event. Unfortunately, life had other plans. It’s like there’s been a universal conspiracy preventing me from taking part in anything…

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What does your run feel like?

The Warm Up As I start to warm up I begin to work through my checklist. Pain in left knee? Check. Pain in left hip flexor? Check. Sciatic twinges in my right side? Check. Numbness…

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Rediscovering my love of running

Sometimes, the hardest thing about a run is the act of putting your trainers on and leaving the house. You’re tired, it’s cold and last night’s take-away didn’t agree with you. But more than anything…

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Tips and Advice for Your First Half-Marathon

2 hours 19 minutes and 44 seconds after starting, I finally crossed the finish line. Tired, sore, yet completed elated, I caught my breath and stretched out my aching legs. I’d just completed my first…

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My Sunday Morning Routine And Easy To Make Protein Bars

While most people use Sunday morning to have a much-needed lie-in or recover from a hangover or have a lie in because they have a hangover, I much prefer to get up early, put my…

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