Few topics divide the running community as strongly as the question of running with music. For though firing up the MP3 player can be a fun and exhilarating way to crank up the tempo for some, others argue plugging yourself into a
the course.Love it or hate it Even those who consider Eye of the Tiger the nadir of 1980s pop acknowledge that it holds all the key elements of a standout running tune. "I understand the greatness of it," says Kenny Laguna, US music producer (and
Training to music has come a long way since the days of portable cassette players, and choosing the right digital music player can be a minefield of technical terms. Learn your MP3 from your WMA and your AAC from your GB with our guide to the best
dance music, such as Paul Oakenfold's Ready Steady Go. It can set your metronome without distracting you from what your body is telling you.Skip Hard-driving garage or punk rock. You don't want your tunes to kick ass before you do.Pushing The Pace
Good news - we’ve ‘remixed’ and extended the first Runner’s World Playlist: Running Classics, released on iTunes on May 2, 2011.Runner's World Playlist No. 1: Running Classics (Extended Run) is a revitalised and extended version of the December 2009 release Runner's World Playlis...
It's easy enough to play a song that pumps you up for a few minutes, but conceiving a playlist to propel you through an entire run is a trickier matter, especially when you're going long. "You're building a jigsaw," says Steve Boyett, DJ for Podrunner.com. "You look at [the playl...
For the multitude of people who find listening to music beneficial while training, there’s nothing more irritating than having your favourite track ruined by headphones that sound tinny or work themselves loose on the run. There are many different
Sun lounger to 45 degrees: check; footballer's autobiography in hand: check; delicious cocktail in the other: check. Now, this is what I call a taper. This is not the kind of pre-race wind-down I'm used to – even as a staff member on the good ship Runner's World. But this is Ne...
opportunity to win tickets to see the show in your area. We're offering 100 runners (who enter the race before June 30) the chance to bag a pair of tickets to watch the national tour of the musical Sister Act. Winners will be able to enjoy the show
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