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Mo Farah to compete in Commonwealth Games as England squad is announced

By News on in News
Olympic champ included in team line up as 129 athletes head to Glasgow...

The English squad line-up for this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been announced. The headline news confirms that Mo Farah will be competing in the 5,000 and 10,000 metre events. He will be attempting to be the first athlete in history to claim a full set of championship 5,000 ... 

Make me a better runner: boxing

By Kerry McCarthy, RW Commissioning Editor on in Health
Welcome to our new series, in which we guinea pig ourselves trying training programmes and workouts from different sports to see which ones can help your running.

The more you learn about running, the more you realise it’s a whole body sport. Which is why ‘cross-training’ as a concept has come to the fore in the last few years. If you want to run faster, stronger, further  - then you need to take a more holistic approach ... 

Weekend of running: 14th & 15th June

By on in Events
Here are the highlights of your weekend's running in pictures

"My friend and i did Scotland tough mudder, my first, his second. It was a fantastic event." - Nicola Holderness  Continue reading

How far will footballers run in the World Cup?

By News on in News
Ever wondered how many miles players and referees cover in a match?

To make the most accurate calls during a football match, a referee is told to stay no more than 20 yards from the ball at all times. The only way to do this when the ball whizzes from player to player through 90 minutes of nearly non-stop motion? Run. When the ... 

Hot drinks v. cold drinks for cooling

By Alex Hutchinson on in Health
Physiologists locate new temperature sensors in the stomach.

A couple of years ago research from  the University of Ottawa's Thermal Ergonomics Lab about how drink temperature affects sweat rate came out. You know those stories about how people in India sip hot tea to stay cool during the hot months? It turns out they're not crazy: when you do the ... 

Best reader running tips

By Kerry McCarthy on in Health
We want to hear from you.

Hi guys, we're putting together a feature for an upcoming issue of RW which we hope you can contribute to. The working title is 101 Quickest Running Tips It's a composite list feature full of old and (hopefully mostly) new wisdom to make your running better. The 'quickest' bit is twofold. It refers ... 

Weekend of running 7th - 8th June

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

"I did the Notts 10 Mile Road Race on a very warm Friday evening. Managed a pb of over 3 and a half minutes." - Catherine Hough Continue reading

10 reasons to join in the 5K revolution

By Lauren Fleshman on in News
You can race hard, still walk normally the next day, fit training around your life, and get really fit really fast.

My one carry-on and six personal items are stashed in the overhead compartment. The seat pouch in front of me is crammed with the tools necessary to get us through a 13-hour flight back from Australia to Oregon: bottle, rice puffs, squeezy food packs, diapers, Picky Bars, rubber-boat teething ring, ... 

Can supplements that counter muscle acidity and fatigue aid training?

By Alex Hutchinson on in News
New research examines the effects of baking soda and beta-alanine.

A new study in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, from researchers at Victoria University in Australia, takes a look at two commonly used performance aids: beta-alanine and baking soda. What's interesting is that both are supposed to work in roughly the same way, by counteracting the increasing acidity (i.e. ... 

If you can’t race, then cheer!

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Why cheering on race day is good for the soul

Perhaps you’re injured, taking time out from running, or busy training for an event? There’s never been a better time to take to the streets and cheer. Good karma Willing strangers in the street to succeed not only gives you extra special karma points, but it makes you feel great to boot. ... 

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