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How to beat Mo Farah

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
Strategic moves are key when you’re racing for first place.

Mo Farah may not have the fastest PB among the competitors in this summer’s Olympics, but he's won seven straight global championships over 5,000 and 10,000 metres, dating back to 2011. He has mastered the art of racing for place, not time. If you have an upcoming race and your top priority is ... 

4 ways to avoid the dreaded side stitch

By Jenny Hadfield on in Health
You can start by watching what you eat before a run.

Few things are worse than getting a side stitch during a run. Here are three ways to prevent the problem, and one strategy for stopping a stitch in its tracks: Eat mindfully pre-run There are many theories as to why stitches occur, and one of them factors in what and when you ... 

5 reasons you should never go on a juice cleanse or detox diet

By Caroline Praderio for Eat Clean on in Health
Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just get healthy, here are some good reasons to leave these fad fasts off the list.

Thinking about trying a juice cleanse or radical detox to lose weight or get faster? The allure of these diets can be strong. Of course you like the idea of clearing out your insides, hopefully to make yourself leaner and meaner. But as attractive as the idea of detoxing is, ... 

Does better fat-burning give women a marathon edge?

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
A study tests the claim that women have a metabolic advantage over long distances.

Over the past few years, several big-data studies have concluded that, when it comes to hitting the wall in a marathon, men crash harder than women. At any given fitness level or finishing time, men slow more than women in the late stages of the race. As I discussed in a post ...  ... 

The Bob Graham - Salomon Running TV

By on in Events
Ricky Lightfoot takes on one the toughest running races out there, The Bob Graham Round.

In 1932, Bob Graham did what just over 1950 runners have managed to do since. A 66 mile, 27,000 ft. running loop of 42 of the highest peaks in the English Lake District, in under 24 hours. Less than half the number of people who start go onto to finish ... 

What’s the benefit of cross-training?

By Susan Paul on in Training
If your goal is to run faster, doing other activities can help.

Beth asks: I’ve been running for about six months, three or four times a week. I have run 5Ks and 10Ks, and I’m building up for a half marathon in December and maybe a marathon next year. My running partner suggested we start cross-training a couple days a week in addition to ... 

First look: Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Nike's benchmark running shoe loses the ankle sock, but what else?

The product: Nike LunarEpic Flyknit Low In a nutshell: The shoe made famous by its ankle cuff, but without the ankle cuff. The technology: There was much more to the LunarEpic then the Flyknit upper and extended ankle collar, but it is what it instantly became known for. Removed on the low ... 

VIDEO: The Fall trailer

By on in News

Headline-hitting 1984 Olympians Zola Budd and Mary Decker open up about the infamous fall in their 3,000m race in this brand new documentary feature. Airing on Sky Atlantic at 9pm on Friday 29th July, there will also be an exclusive screening and Q&A at Picturehouse Central on 27th July, followed ... 

How to run a race in the heat

By Editors of Runner's World on in Training
Here are tips for running strong even when the weather isn't on your side.

If the forecast for race day ends up being warmer than you’d hoped, sorry - it’s bound to happen to every runner at some point. How much slower you’ll run depends on a variety of factors, including how hot it is, how humid it is, how sunny it is, how acclimatised you are ... 

Essential guide to running on holiday

By Ben Hobson on in Training
Before heading off, here are a few tips that have helped with holiday running...

Untitled Document Exploring some local roads in Southern Italy. Pic - Ben Hobson Going out on a limb, it’s probably fair to say that most of you reading this take your running kit on holiday. Even if it’s just to have a little trot on a treadmill at the hotel or because ... 

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