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How to Choose the Best Foam Roller For You
How to Choose the Best Foam Roller For You
How to Choose the Best Foam Roller For You

If you’re a runner you’ve probably heard of a foam roller, most of us swear by them

It’s cost and time effective, doesn’t need much space, but it can hurt (which usually means you’re doing it right).

With so many to choose from, differing in size, shape, foam type, and cost, follow this guide on how to choose the best foam roller for you.

2020 Virgin Money London Marathon Training Diary
2020 Virgin Money London Marathon Training Diary
2020 Virgin Money London Marathon Training Diary

Keep up with Cathy and Mollie as they navigate training for the rescheduled marathon during a global pandemic.

Half Marathon: Your Half Marathon Kit List
Half Marathon: Your Half Marathon Kit List
Half Marathon: Your Half Marathon Kit List

Running your first half marathon is an exciting prospect. We’ve put together a Half Marathon kit list to help you get your race bag packed and reach that finish line. 

What to Wear Running in the Rain
What to Wear Running in the Rain
What to Wear Running in the Rain

Wet and rainy weather doesn’t have to mean retreating inside; you just need the right running gear. 

Overdressing is one of the most common mistakes runners make in the rain; wearing more layers will not keep you dry but wearing the right layers will.

So if you don't want to retreat to the treadmill, his is everything you need to know about staying cool and dry in the rain. 

The Ultimate Spring Running Gear Guide
The Ultimate Spring Running Gear Guide
The Ultimate Spring Running Gear Guide

Whether you've been running all winter, whatever the weather, or retreated inside to the treadmill, our spring running guide has everything you need from tips to the best gear to hydration to make the transition to warmer weather smooth and injury free.

Continuing To Run After Lockdown
Continuing To Run After Lockdown
Continuing To Run After Lockdown

More and more of us have taken up walking, running and cycling as part of our daily routine during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

How To Choose a Carbon Fiber Plate Running Shoe
How To Choose a Carbon Fiber Plate Running Shoe
How To Choose a Carbon Fiber Plate Running Shoe

We know how hard it can be when it comes to choosing a new pair of runners, so we’ve put together a helpful guide below for choosing the best carbon plate running shoes with key features to look out for such as comfort, speed, suitable for long-distance or short-distance, grip, support and weight.

How To Choose The Best Running Jacket
How To Choose The Best Running Jacket
How To Choose The Best Running Jacket

Summer or winter, the British weather can be unpredictable, so a good quality running jacket is always a wise investment.

Giving you the best protection from biting winds to April showers, your running jacket should first and foremost be sweat wicking and breathable to keep you from overheating. But most importantly, like your running shoes, it has to be comfortable or you just won't wear it.

Follow our guide to running jackets so your running doesn’t have to stop when the weather takes a turn for the worse. 

 

How to Start Run-Commuting
How to Start Run-Commuting
How to Start Run-Commuting

Beating the rush hour traffic and avoiding public transport are two very appealing reasons to start your run-commute, not to mention the money you’ll save.

How to Use Track Workouts to Boost your Endurance
How to Use Track Workouts to Boost your Endurance
How to Use Track Workouts to Boost your Endurance

Whether you're a total beginner or a seasoned runner your local running track could be the key to giving your running a serious endurance boost. 

It's quick and effective, and guaranteed to give you a lesson on mental toughness.

 
Running on Holiday: How to Pack your Running Essentials
Running on Holiday: How to Pack your Running Essentials
Running on Holiday: How to Pack your Running Essentials

Whether you're heading for the beach, a city break, or into the mountains, if you're planning on running on holiday here's everything you need to pack without having to compromise on weight and valuable suitcase space.

How A Positive Focus Saved My Track Career
How A Positive Focus Saved My Track Career
How A Positive Focus Saved My Track Career

At the end of 2017, I was at a crossroads. As a professional athlete just starting out, and not totally at the top of my game yet, there are a lot of issues I faced. I made a loss of 400 dollars a year, I was away from my boyfriend and family to train and was spending most of my time working on skills to improve even just an inch. I was broke, I wasn’t improving, and most importantly, I wasn’t happy doing a sport that I used to love. I was told by almost everyone around me that it was time for me to give it up, a decision I didn’t feel comfortable moving forward with. 

Adidas Parley: Run for the Oceans
Adidas Parley: Run for the Oceans
Adidas Parley: Run for the Oceans

Adidas has teamed up with Parley to fight marine plastic pollution with the Adidas Parley shoe. The same high-performance shoe you know, but with a sustainable twist. 

How To choose The Right Running Headphones
How To choose The Right Running Headphones
How To choose The Right Running Headphones

While running, a pair of running headphones can enhance your overall running experience. The right music will put you in a good mood and inspire you to move. Read on to see how to choose the right running headphones.

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