It might seem like gender isn't a big deal in the world of running. But even though men and women line up in the same races, with similar kit and an identical will to win, being a female runner can be a little different. Women have a different
If you’re like most women runners, you face a daily survival test that includes juggling a complex mix of domestic, business and social responsibilities. You yearn for the time to slip out of the door, lengthen your stride, feel the wind in your
Check!Can you tick all 10 boxes? If not, your child is probably running too much. This checklist from KidsRunning.com helps you determine whether or not the running your kids are doing is appropriate. You should be able to put a tick next to each statement.They are having funThey...
I went to support a few club mates in a local 10K recently and watched the kids' fun run before the main event. What struck me as I clapped and cheered 100m from the finish was that all the children - fast, slow, fat and thin - crossed the finish line with huge grins on their fac...
-confidence. If children have enough space, theyll be running and walking every day as part of general play anyway. In truth, a child as young as seven could probably cope with covering a total of five miles a day in this manner at their own pace. If children can only
between 30 and 50 miles a week when their partner conceived.The study revealed that the non-runners and those covering less than 30 miles a week had a 62 per cent chance of fathering male offspring – compared to the average of 51 per cent for the general
This week's questioner had a baby in January. But, unlike her fellow new mum Paula Radcliffe, she doesn't have a coach as a hubby. How should she get back into running?"I used to run most mornings (approx 3 miles) and loved it. I gave up a year ago as I was pregnant. Have since h...
positive effect on all heart-disease factors, according to a German study of 12,000 people published recently. Cholesterol and triglyceride levels, blood pressure, heart rate and body weight were all improved by intense exercise. Among women in the study
Eat This, Not That! is an extremely useful food manual from the editors of Men’s Health and Women’s Health. It analyses restaurant menus and supermarket products in superb detail, so that you’ll come away with a better knowledge of what to eat
If you are new to running, or only want an approximation of your maximum heart ate, you can use the formula of 214 – (0.8 x age) for men and 209 – (0.9 x age) for women. Unfortunately for 5-10 per cent of the population, this figure can be wrong
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