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Make Me A Better Runner: Boxing (part 7)

By Kerry McCarthy, RW Commissioning Editor on in Health
This week we talk about food, glorious food: how to use it for good rather than evil and ensure you don't waste all that sweat and training effort by eating the wrong stuff.

The biggest mistake that sports people make is in thinking that training is the most important (or only) part of the fitness equation. But what you put in your body is just as important as how hard you flog yourself when you’re out pounding the streets – or in my case ... 

How to build endurance in rehab

By Jenny Hadfield on in Health
Make that recovery count. Increase stamina without aggravating a weak spot or injury on the mend.

Recovering from injury but loathe to give up on your training? Here are four strategies you can employ to continue to build endurance while in rehab. Combo endurance workoutsRun the distance you can complete safely and without pain (ie. 10 miles), and then cycle or elliptical for the time it would take ... 

Nutrition blog: What to eat before a 10K

By Emma Barraclough, Sports Nutritionist on in Health
SIS's expert breaks down how to ensure you are correctly fuelled and hydrated for a 10K race and training run.

Running a 10K is often a new runners’ first try at putting a number on and pitting yourself against others on a Sunday morning. But whether it’s your first time around the local village 10k or a push for a PB around a big event like the 20,000 who took ... 

RunHub and Garmin sync

By on in Training
You can now sync your Garmin Connect account with RunHub

If you haven't made the leap over to RunHub, the latest development to our ultimate online training tool may well be the change you've been waiting for as we announce that you can now auto-sync your RunHub account with your Garmin Connect account. This means that when ...  Continue reading

How to run up (and down) hills

By Alex Hutchinson @sweatscience on in Training
Check out these tips to help you master inclines.

Australian miler Herb Elliott's gut-churning sand dune workouts prior to his 1960 Olympic gold helped establish hill training as critical to every serious training plan. But simply sprinting up and down inclines isn't a winning strategy, as Australian researchers discovered. The experts wired up a group of runners to monitor their speed, oxygen consumption, ... 

Why long runs sometimes go wrong

By Jenny Hadfield on in News
How to assess disastrous training runs and avoid them in the future.

It is quite common to experience at least one humbling long run during a marathon training cycle. Like any disaster, it can be helpful to assess the situation to try to figure out why it went awry. Here are four common culprits for long runs gone wrong. The heat We all know ... 

Weekend of running: 30th & 31st August

By on in Events
Take a look at the picture highlights of your weekend's running

"Awesome. Steady 5 miler around the breathtakingly beautiful Buttermere. Lots of puddles to splash through." - Izzy Rourke Continue reading

Blueberry and green tea benefits for runners

By Amby Burfoot on in News
Combo may prevent viruses that often strike runners.

Hard training just before a pre-race taper can improve your race performance, but the same level of training can lead to illness, especially in the form of upper respiratory tract infection. So the key question becomes: How do you get the benefit without the risk? A new study from running-and-immunity expert David ...  ... 

Swimming for runners #1

By Annie Rice on in Health
Swimming is perfect for injured runners or runners who want to inject some fitness boosting strengthening cross training into their routine. Here's how injury forced Annie to embrace the water once and for all.

Since an unfortunate ending to a marathon that wound up in a stress fracture to my femur in March I have been on a quest to learn to swim something other than what I’d describe as ‘chatty breast stroke’. So I hopped and hobbled to the pool and began a ... 

Runner's World International Survey 2014

By on in News
Take part in our international survey all about running...

Across the many nations that read Runner's World, we want to know about you.  That's why we've put together this survey, so please take part and let us know what you think. Thanks, Runner's World International  Continue reading

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