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Is America Getting Fitter?

Is America Getting Fitter?

BY | May 8, 2017

Americans look to be fighting back against obesity. With nearly 20% of the US population becoming gym members, we ask, is America going to enter a new fitness boom?

Returning to Running?

Returning to Running?

BY PL | May 8, 2017

Been away for a while and thinking about returning to running? Good for you. There is no excuse not to go for it but it is important to know what to do, and more importantly, what not to do. We share some scientific pointers.

Red Wine Runners

Red Wine Runners

BY | May 7, 2017

If you believe the news, we should all be drinking red wine as a cure for all ills. We look into this claim and find out how it affects our running performance.

The Importance of Lunch

The Importance of Lunch

BY PL | May 7, 2017

American scientists have found that exercising at lunchtime really helps our daily productivity so ditch that sandwich and put on your running shoes.

Routine for Success

Routine for Success

BY PL | May 6, 2017

If you want to succeed, get a routine! There, we have let the secret out of the bag. We will never be allowed into the Magic Circle now but hey ho, life goes on. We tell you why finding your weekly running groove is the way to a successful running program.

Get Active - train SMART

Get Active - train SMART

BY SG | May 5, 2017

If you are new to running or just thinking about getting active, train SMART!

Training Kit Essentials

Training Kit Essentials

BY SG | May 5, 2017

Beginning running? Check out our training kit essentials, we might save you money!

Running Essentials for Beginners

Running Essentials for Beginners

BY SG | May 5, 2017

Many people start running because it is cheap! In fact, you need very little to start running. No gym or club fees and you only need a few very simple basics. We say, keep it simple, save your money.

The medical benefits of running

The medical benefits of running

BY SG | May 4, 2017

Running is an amazing sport. A few easy runs per week offer us massive medical benefits. Check out a few of the big ones here.

Running is great for beginners

Running is great for beginners

BY SG | May 3, 2017

Running is fantastic for beginners (and for the rest of us!), we tell you why.

Run Faster - train like a child!

Run Faster - train like a child!

BY PL | May 2, 2017

It is true, if you want to run faster you need to train like a child. Keep workouts short and sharp and you will improve. Check out the latest research.

Run Faster - Improve Calf Muscle Strength

Run Faster - Improve Calf Muscle Strength

BY PL | May 1, 2017

New research is suggesting that if you want to run faster, you need to look after your lower legs. Calf muscle strength is particularly key. Check out the findings here.

Basic Running Tips

Basic Running Tips

BY SG | April 30, 2017

If you are a seasoned pro, then you would have found your own running groove, but if you are a newbie, you might need a few pointers. Here are some answers to some common running problems.

Running is NOT bad for your knees!

Running is NOT bad for your knees!

BY PL | April 29, 2017

The old wives tale that is running being bad for your knees is an excuse for the lazy! Evidence suggests that the opposite is true!

7 reasons to run a marathon in 2017

7 reasons to run a marathon in 2017

BY JG | April 28, 2017

Inspired by watching the London or Boston Marathon on television recently? Get involved! Here are 7 reasons why you should go for it in 2017.

Running helps you live longer!

Running helps you live longer!

BY SG | April 28, 2017

It is official, running helps us all live longer!

Hot Weather Running

Hot Weather Running

BY PL | April 28, 2017

Running in hot weather can be an issue for many of us who do not enjoy a balmy climate. However, we know how to acclimatise in the privacy of your own bathroom! Read on...

What is the best running technique for running a marathon?

What is the best running technique for running a marathon?

BY Loughborough University | April 20, 2017

Want to become more proficient? The latest research at Loughborough University has shown that good running technique is both beneficial and important for running economy and distance running performance.

Usain Bolt does it again in 200m

Usain Bolt does it again in 200m

BY Shoeguide.co.uk | August 19, 2008

Usain Bolt does it again in a very slightly different pair of spikes.

Usain Bolt's world record breaking spikes from Beijing

Usain Bolt's world record breaking spikes from Beijing

BY Shoeguide.co.uk | August 18, 2008

The Puma Complete Theseus - Usain Bolt's world record breaking spikes from the Beijing Olympics 100m final.

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