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What are the rules for a first run after an injury lay-off?

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GB Olympian Jo Pavey offers her advice.

What are the rules for a first run after an injury lay-off? Approach your first run back with caution and don’t overdo it. Run for no more than 10 minutes to begin with. This may seem like a really short amount of time, but think of it as an assessment of ... 

Rest to run at your best

By Greg McMillan on in Health
There's an art to recovering between training cycles. Elite coach Greg McMillan breaks it down.

I see a bad habit forming in many runners: the lack of a recovery cycle after their big events or racing seasons. Too many are simply finishing one race (often a marathon) and immediately starting to train for the next one. You can get away with this a few times, ... 

5 brisk moves to loosen up after your run

By Cindy Kuzma on in Training
Some brisk moves will help you bounce back from hard runs.

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2015 FloTrack Beer Mile Men's World Championship - new world record

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A new world record was set at the Beer Mile champs

A sub 5 min beer mile? Check out Lewis Kent running a 4:47! Watch more videos on Flotrack Continue reading

How a running app helps a blind runner train solo

By Megan Hetzel on in Community
Despite loss of his eyesight, Simon Wheatcroft wants to complete more marathons and ultras.

Before Simon Wheatcroft starts running near his home in Doncaster, he finds where the grass begins on his left and takes one step to his right, positioning himself in the centre of a ribbon of sidewalk. Like any run, light poles and street signs jut slightly onto the path on occasion. While ... 

How to fit training into a hectic lifestyle

By AC Shilton on in Training
Schedule key training elements to become healthier, stronger and faster.

Between work, family and social obligations, life can sometimes feel like a game of Tetris – so many moving pieces and a limited amount of time to fit them into the right places. If you tell yourself you’ll run whenever you have a free moment, you may rarely get out ... 

9 recovery methods to use after your run

By Cindy Kuzma on in Training
Making use of your downtime will help you get the most from your training.

Regardless of what you hope to gain from your running – speed, endurance, better health – the training you do makes up only half the equation. The time you spend not running serves a crucial role in your progress towards any goal. ‘We can train all we want, but if ... 

Outrage at Tyson Fury's SPOTY nomination & Ennis-Hill remarks

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Heavyweight boxing champ Tyson Fury has made homophobic comments to the Mail on Sunday and a series of sexist remarks including a reference to Jessica Ennis-Hill.

The BBC is facing calls to remove heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury from their Sports Personality of the Year 2015 shortlist due to homophobic comments he made in an interview with the Mail on Sunday. A Change.org petition has gathered almost 50,000 signatures in support of the move. Fury was quoted ...  ... 

Can I do a DIY version of gait analysis?

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10,000m champ Jo Pavey shares her knowledge.

Can I do a DIY version of gait analysis? Look at the wear pattern on the tread of your running shoes. Wear on the outer edge could suggest excessive supination (outward roll of the foot), which may mean you’re not absorbing shock well and may need more cushioning. Increased wear on ... 

Running with a cold: Pros and cons

By Susan Paul on in Health
If you’re starting to come down with something, here’s advice for when to take a break.

Some health care professionals suggest using the “neck rule” when deciding whether to run or not. Symptoms involving the neck and below - sore throat, cough, chest congestion, bronchial infections, body aches, chills, vomiting, diarrhoea or swollen glands - require time off from running. Symptoms above the neck - a ... 

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