. That translates to burning an extra 300 calories a day for the average woman.Simplicity rules: Commitments such as weight training don’t require an elaborate programme at a health club or lots of high-tech equipment. Simple, light dumbbells can be employed in a 10
Your calves and shins may not have the complex construction or delicate reputation of your knees and feet, but that doesn’t mean they’re indestructible. In a recent survey of 14,000 injured runners, sports podiatrist Stephen M Pribut found that calf pulls were the second most com...
, you can dramatically improve the nutritional quality of your diet. Next time you’re doing the weekly shop, try to make one healthy change in each aisle of the supermarket to improve your health as well as your running.Cereal thriller Breakfast cereals
Serves: 2Preparation time: 8 minutes600ml semi skimmed milk2 tbsp drinking chocolate 3 tbsp medium oatmeal 100g raspberries 1 Place the milk, drinking chocolate and oatmeal in a saucepan and bring to the boil, simmer gently for 5 minutes until the oatmeal is soft.2 Place the ras...
Watercress is a running superfood. Add this versatile green leaf to your summer meals for a guaranteed health kick; it contains more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk and more vitamin C than oranges.Combine with salmon, which helps protect
It's a staple of many runners' diets, but spaghetti can quickly become boring. Spice it up with the intense flavours, colours and nutrients of chilli, tomatoes and black olives. The red wine provides an extra tang, but teetotallers can leave it out or replace it with stock. Serv...
Discover a new way to enjoy delicious Welsh lamb, without a roast potato or gravy jug in sight. This quick dish can be cooked up in minutes and makes the perfect lunch or post-run treat. Plus as the winter chills kick in, selenium in the red meat can help maintain your immune sys...
Ingredients (serves 4)4 chicken breasts5 tbsp olive oil2 tsp cumin seeds, finely ground2 garlic cloves, crushedSalt and freshly ground black pepper400g wild rice, or white and wild rice mixed500g cooked beetroot, chopped into chunks1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced1 small bunc...
Triathlon is holistic. No other sport works so many muscle groups in so many ingeniously torturous ways. So it makes sense to think about the body from top to toe, inside and out. Bones, muscles, tendons and nerves work together and any problem can cause a chain reaction that aff...
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