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Yoga for Runners: Position 23 - Janushirasana

By Alexandra Rees on in Health

On the home straight of the Bikram yoga series of postures, Janushirasana (head to knee pose) allows for a final spine and hamstring stretch, allowing you to maximise all the losening up work done in the previous 90 minutes of the class.  Janushirasana: Step by Step 1. Sit down with your legs ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Adidas Men's Team GB Tee

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear

Adidas Men's Team GB Tee, £35.00 Kerry says: This choice is bound to cause some division on the forums along the lines of those who think it's quite cool to wear a replica GB kit and those who think it's nerdy. Who's right? YOU decide (said in Big Brother geordie voiceover ... 

Last Chance to Enter the Bupa Great South Run

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Get in there quick to snap up the last few race places

Race places are getting snapped up quickly for the Bupa Great South Run, so make sure you reserve your spot. A staggering 25,000 runners will take on this event on October 28 – and there are only 3,500 places left.  We took part in the race a few years ago and ... 

Behind Every Great Runner

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A quick salute to the loyal family and friends that keep us running through the highs and lows

We were delighted today to watch videos saluting Jess Ennis’ mum Alison and Chris Hoys’s mum Carol. We always laud the athletes who achieve – and rightly so – but rarely do we hear the stories of the family and friends who played their part in each medal. Hearing how ...  ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Nike Free Run+ 3 Women's Running Shoes

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear

Nike Free Run+ 3 Women's Running Shoes (SS12), £80.00 Kerry says: Research has shown (well, straw polls conducted at RW towers from time to time) that women are more concerned with the aesthetics of their running kit than men. While men need functionality and would quite like to look good, both ... 

Fast Girls: The Movie

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Popcorn at the ready for this summer’s feel-good running film

This week the Runner’s World team were delighted to be invited to a pre-screening of this summer’s most hotly anticipated Brit flick: Fast Girls. It’s been far too long since we flopped on the sofa to watch a good athletics film. Chariots of Fire, Run Fatboy Run, the Loneliness of the ... 

Yoga for Runners: Position 22 - Sasangasana

By Kerry McCarthy on in Health

Sometimes life makes you just want to curl up in a ball. Lucky for you then that Sasangasana, or Rabbit Pose, allows you to do this without looking like an antisocial nutter. Sasangasana: Step by Step 1. Kneeling down with your feet together flat on the floor, lightly hold onto your heels ... 

Gear Pick of the Week: Nike+ Sportband

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear

Nike+ Sportband (£45) Kerry says: Technophiles among you will know this this is not a brand new release but I'm putting it up as my weekly recommendation because it seems to have experienced a bit of a resurgence recently, with more than a few of my acquaintances extolling its virtues. These ... 

GORE-TEX® Fan Dance: Can You Conquer It?

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Test your strength and navigation skills on the Brecon Beacons with this tough team challenge

We have just heard about a new exciting team challenge in the Brecon Beacons - and we thought it might be perfect for some of you.  The GORE-TEX® Experience Tour returns for its third year – now with a new September adventure, The Fan Dance. Ten walkers will be set the mission ... 

Apply Now for the Mars Refuel Drink Fund

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Top up your club's coffers with Mars Refuel Funding

Your running, athletics or tri club needs you! Every month until September the Mars Refuel Drink Fund have £5000 to give away to sporting individuals or clubs. Your club could be awarded one of the three categories of cash prizes up for grabs: gold (£1000), four silver (£500) and eight bronze ... 

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