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The Science Behind Recovery Runs

The name itself is enough to make new runners think they’re being trolled; a “recovery run” sounds crazy. It’s a run you’re supposed to do when you’re done running to recover from the original act of running.

Nutrition For Runners – Getting The Basics Right

Nutrition is such a subjective term and we all interpret what good nutrition is differently.  What we eat greatly impacts how we feel, what we’re able to do, and sometimes we can get it wrong when we’re looking to  support our activities with the types of food we eat.  When

3 supplements runners should be taking

In an ideal world, we’d all be consuming foods that are going to give us everything we need to achieve optimal health, but we don’t. As food choices have become much more wide ranging, do the foods we consume regularly cut the mustard when it comes to providing the vital vitamins,

Hydration for runners, the key to success

We’ve all heard that we should drink at least 8 glasses a day but is that enough or too much? Our body is 50-70% water, so why is it important to drink so much if our body composition is so full of the stuff? Well it has several roles including being

Essential Safety Tips For Running In The Dark

While most of us would prefer to run during the day with the sun shining, busy schedules and limited daylight hours often mean running in the dark evenings or the low light of the morning. Although it can seem a little daunting, don’t let the dark stop you heading out;

How To Get The Pacer To Run At A Set Speed

This is the pacer working with you at its simplest yet maybe most effective way for some. In this mode you set the pacer run at a predetermined speed and then set off running for any distance you like. The pacer will stay at that speed no matter what – hills