While getting the kit together for a six-day Eco Challenge can be as tough as the race itself, one- and two-day races are perfect for the weekend warrior who dimly remembers owning a bike to go to school on. While international-level teams
Where should I put it? Preferably downstairs on a solid, level floor. A typical treadmill can weight 14st. Combine that with the impact of three times your bodyweight, which running generates, and a treadmill in an upstairs room can shake the house with well over 40st of sho...
the front wheel slightly.Running with the hood folded minimises wind-resistance.Use the wrist leash when you run and the parking brake when you stop – all good strollers have them.Consider taking a puncture-repair kit and a small pump on long runs.Two useful
It’s easy to understand why so many of you ask us for advice about choosing a treadmill. Next to good shoes, a treadmill may be a runner’s best friend. You can do practically anything your training demands – hills, intervals, tempo, long distance – on them. Unlike on a normal run...
The kind of watch you need depends on the kind of runner you are. If you never race, never do speed sessions and all your runs are leisurely lopes, you don’t even need a watch. But most of us – whether we run a mile in 12 minutes or five – like to check our progress at least once...
Maximum speed and incline Be sure to think about how fast youll need the machine to go. If you can run close to 40 minutes for 10K, youll almost definitely want a machine thats capable of over 10mph for speedwork. Faster machines tend to be more expensive, but because tre...
run and the parking brake when you stop – all good strollers have them.Consider taking a puncture-repair kit and a small pump on long runs.Two useful extras you can fit yourself: a bell to let people know that you’re approaching, and a bike water
True 500 HRC0 £3608Defining features 5 heart-rate control programmes; 4 further programmes/9 levels; 12mph; 51x137cm; 0-15°; 2.5HP; non-folding Warranty 5 years motor, belt, deck and rollers; 1 year labourPros Extremely solid build; huge, smooth motor; wide deck; good cushioning...
GETTY IMAGESIf you’re just getting started, don’t be befuddled by terms like wicking, pronation or GPS. Get everything you need - not what the shop assistant wants to sell you – with our guide to key kit essentials.If you’ve been running for a
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