• The benefits of running are vast, often discussed, written about and rarely disputed. Improving your health, preventing diseases, losing weight, gaining confidence, reducing or eliminating depression and stress. Running is good for heart health, it improves joint strength, muscle tone and especially leg, glute and core strength is developed. The “runner’s high” is, in fact, […]

  • Racing Overseas | How to make the most of it

    By Faye Reid | In Endurance, Training | on February 15, 2017

    Written by Lee Grantham Racing Overseas The rise of the ‘even more creative bucket list’ amongst runners has led to a boom in the marathon and ultra-distance races worldwide. Runners are now travelling more and further than ever before to events of all sizes. But after all your training is done, how do you ensure […]

  • Written by Lee Grantham The Importance Of Cool Down & Post-Workout Nutrition  No matter what level you run at if you’re aiming to improve, getting into the habit of cooling down after training and racing are just as important for performance and recovery as the warm-up. The purpose of the cool down is to lower your […]

  • Cardio Workouts | Treadmill Alternatives

    By Faye Reid | In Endurance, Training | on January 27, 2017

    Written by Charlotte Campbell Cardio Workouts That Are Better Than the Treadmill Hitting the treadmill is an excellent fat burner and running certainly improves your overall health. Even a short run can give you a buzz of endorphins and help clear your head. However, sometimes a commitment to the treadmill can leave you feeling in […]

  • A Cyclist’s Guide To Recovery | Pedal To Success

    By Faye Reid | In Endurance, Training | on January 20, 2017

    Written by James Kuhlwilm Cyclist’s Guide To Recovery If you want to go further and faster than you ever have before on your bike, it is essential to allow your body time to rest, recover and, most importantly, adapt to the new challenges you are placing upon it. If you want to advance, it is […]

  • How To Warm Up For A Race | Stay On Track

    By Faye Reid | In Endurance, Training | on January 13, 2017

    Written by Lee Grantham Warm Up Before Your Race You’ve done the training, it’s race day and you’re ready to go but how do you ensure you are prepared and ready to run your fastest and avoid any injury issues?   If you ask ten runners how they warm up before a race, you could […]

  • Written by Laura Isherwood Improve Your Stamina Regardless of what sport you play, whether you need to run around a pitch for 90 minutes, a tennis court for 3 sets or complete several practice dance routines, one thing is certain, you’ll need stamina. Stamina activities are usually referred to as aerobic activities; this is because […]

  • A Quick Fire | Scott Overall Interview

    By Faye Reid | In Endurance, Training | on January 9, 2017

    An Interview With Scott Overall At the age of 14, Scott made his first steps into the competitive world of athletics. From winning cross country races at school, Scott later began a running scholarship based in the USA in 2004. He attended Butler GB University from 2004-2007 and during his education here he gained his […]