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British 10K training tips

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With just over four weeks until the British 10K, Tiger Balm have put together the below handy tips for those of you tackling a 10K race for the first time.

Train smart In the weeks ahead of the run it’s important to help build your aerobic fitness and ready muscles for running distance. If you’re not a runner be aware that it takes time to build the level of condition needed to cover 10 kilometres with ease. So if the 10k ... 

Barefoot running conference

By Annie Rice on in Events

If you’re intrigued, confused or cynical about the barefoot phenomenon in the running world then the Barefoot Connection Conference should be a date for your diary. It will be held at Denbies Vineyard, set in amongst trails of the Surrey Hills. The format for the 2 days is: Saturday 22nd June: Presentation-led lecture style, ... 

Nutrition clinic: Recovery

By Dr James Morton on in Health

Welcome to our nutrition blog by Dr James Morton, Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), where he will be giving advice on nutrition, dispelling fuelling myths and offering his tips every month. If you have a sports nutrition question or area you'd like to see covered in the ...  ... 

Do you have a current Achilles or patellar tendinopathy?

By Dr Charlie Waugh on in Health

Tendinopathies are painful conditions thought to occur as the result of a failed healing response. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a novel treatment that has recently shown promising results as a non-invasive treatment for these conditions. ESWT involves acoustic shockwaves passing through the skin to the affected area; it ... 

Race with Jo Whiley

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Jo Whiley is on the lookout for a running buddy to join her at the Bupa Great North Run. The DJ has signed up to her first ever half marathon and biggest physical challenge to date and you could be in with a chance of being her training partner.  The winner ... 

Bupa my first run

By Annie Rice on in Events
2000 free race places to newbies

Calling all beginners. To anyone who has just started running or is contemplating heading out onto the streets for the first time, Bupa have started an initiative that may be just what you need to push yourself to the next step. They are offering two thousand free race places across the Bupa ... 

A weekend of running: 17th & 18th May

By Annie Rice on in Events

Trail running was the big theme this weekend. Did you make it down to RW’s own Trailblazer in Clumber Park? The rain more or less held off and there were many a picnic had and a few PBs smashed. Take a look at the highlights here. If you were running ... 

Review: Nike Free 5.0+

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
The barefoot inspired series continues for 2013...

Continuing on from 2007 and the first Free 5.0, Nike Free 5.0+ is the latest version of the trainer giant’s minimalist approach to running footwear. Utilising Nike’s new Flywire technology to deliver a lightweight, glove-like fit to runners, the premise of the shoe is still to offer runners a barefoot ... 

Review: Garmin fenix

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Garmin’s first trail specific watch is here to help guide you on your way.

Out of the box, the latest offering from Garmin was considerably different to the forerunner models that I was used to handling. With its larger and heavier bulk, knurled metal buttons and a dense rubber strap, the chunky exterior may mislead some of you into thinking it would be a ... 

Review: Reflex diet protein

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Another diet protein product has hit the market so we’ve been consuming more protein than usual, waiting for our biceps to grow. They claim to, ‘have used the latest advances in protein and weight loss technology’ to help support your training and a healthy well-defined body. So what exactly does ... 

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