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London Marathon 2016 elite women's field announced

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
With nine women in the elite field boasting sub 2:22 PBs and Brits battling it out for Rio, London Marathon 2016 is set to be a storming race.

Following an impressive debut last year, Tigist Tufa has confirmed she will be back to defend her title at the 2016 Virgin London Marathon. The second Ethiopian ever to claim the women’s title, Tufa performed a nail-biting sprint finish in the final three miles of last year’s race, beating two-time ... 

How strong is your core?

By Mark Bailey on in Training
Put your core to the test.

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Advice for ageing athletes

By William O. Roberts, MD on in Training
Build your core and leg muscles to stay strong and steady over time.

Zandra asks: I am 81 and still love to run. I like to do half-marathons. But I am feeling increasingly ill at ease on the trail because I am getting slower and slower. It often feels that the trail is no place for old ladies. What do you think?  Good for ... 

Running after foot surgery

By William O. Roberts, MD on in Health
A runner struggles to resume training after bunion surgery.

Bree asks: I had bunion surgery two years ago and my feet still hurt when I run. Is there anything I could do to help the pain go away? Bunion surgery often puts a runner out of commission for several months, and the return to running can be challenging. I would ... 

8 ways running stimulates your brain

By Joe Mackie on in Health
A complete rundown of the wonders worked on our brains by the simple act of running.

From the initial hit of the endorphin high to stimulating your creativity and concentration, all the way to warding off dementia, this is why running matters to your grey matter. 1. Smarten up Big meeting in the diary? Get your running shoes. Going for a run was found to improve reasoning ability ... 

Running Tech Round up - Jan 2016

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Some of the latest new running products hitting the market soon

January is always a hot time fornew product launches as brands release the latest tech they've been squirrelling over for the past few months and 2016 has been no different.Here's a quick round up of new gadgets, shoes and clobber that has grabbed our attention and will be testing in ... 

How effective is treadmill running compared to running outside?

By Susan Paul on in Training
Running terrain makes all the difference in training.

I have two little boys and I work from home. I try to get out of the house to run at least two or three times a week and train at home another two or three days. I have a treadmill and a Wii Fit. How effective is treadmill running compared to running ... 

Can hot baths make you faster?

By Alex Hutchinson on in Training
A post-run soak in the tub offers a shortcut to heat acclimation.

One of the hottest topics in endurance science during the last few years has been the idea that training in hot conditions can make you faster in “normal” conditions. Spending a week or two acclimating to heat triggers a series of adjustments in the body, including an increase in blood plasma ... 

6 essential moves for marathon cross training

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Feeling the burn of marathon training? Keep your body on tip-top form with these simple exercises.

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Boston Marathon documentary underway

By on in News
The first feature-length documentary film about the Boston Marathon has been announced.

The creators of Boston, the first feature-length documentary film about the Boston Marathon, will focus on the iconic footrace’s first steps in 1897 as opposed to the 2013 bombings. ’Over the years, the Boston Marathon has had so many extraordinary stories of people achieving and accomplishing things,’ the film’s producer Megan Williams ... 

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