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5 Tips to Running a Marathon For The First Time

A marathon is not an easy thing to do. It requires maximum preparation before the day. First, you will be competing against many other athletes, and second, the distance can be tiring and can cause injury to your body if you ignore prior preparation. If it is your first time to participate in any marathon, […]

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Rural Running: 4 of Britain’s Finest

With spring well and truly upon us, many of us are feeling the pressure to renew our gym memberships and get fit and healthy in time for the fast-approaching warmer weather. However, if the prospect of hitting the treadmill in a gloomy fluorescent-lit gym doesn’t fill you with inspiration, hopefully, today’s article will.   In […]

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3 Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid

Running is undoubtedly one of the most popular forms of exercise. It can be easily adapted to suit ability and schedule and it doesn’t require expensive equipment or memberships. However, it is important to be mindful of the injuries that can occur and put you off your stride – we have listed the 3 most […]

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Getting back into running? What are the best ways to avoid injury?

Getting back into running? What are the best ways to avoid injury?

The thrill of running can be addictive. Even if you’ve not been running for a while, it might be there calling you back. You might be sitting on the sofa, feeling guilty about that extra cupcake, wondering if you should be burning calories instead of taking them in. You might drive along a road that […]

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Advice for keeping your joints in top condition when training for running

If you want to be a successful runner, you need to ensure that your body stays in good condition. The occasional injury or strain is inevitable, but if you respond appropriately, it doesn’t need to lead to long-term damage. You can reduce the risk of injury by being careful about the surfaces you run on […]

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Stay healthy – Stay motivated

You’ve probably heard it before: exercise is good for your health. In fact, exercise is one of the single most effective ways to prevent a wide variety of negative health outcomes, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and various cancers. Scientific research supports the fact that running in particular not only improves your physical health, but […]

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Staying Healthy When You Take Up Running

Running is not only a great way to get in shape and stay healthy, but it can become a pastime or even a competitive hobby for many people that take it up. What’s more, summer is the time of year when many people consider taking up running, attracted by blue skies and light evenings. However, […]

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Running – Exercise For The Body, Rest For The Mind

Running is not a very loved sport among the lazy folks. As they say, it wears out body and mind. But, those claims come usually before they try running. When they try it once, they simply fall in love with running and become aware how much they contribute to their body and mind with it. […]

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How to Choose Which Energy Supplements Are Right for Your Running Style

If you are a keen runner, or just starting out, you may already have heard about energy supplements. However, choosing a supplement to take, or even deciding whether to take one at all, is something that can cause confusion. Although energy supplements are not needed to enjoy running as a hobby, they can help you […]

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