Category Archives: health

Runners – Know Your Health Professionals!

What is the freaking difference between an Osteopath and a Chiropractor????  This little guide is for the runner seeking expert advise. Its always good if you can identify a quack by sight.   Chiropractor What they do/DONT do A chiropractor focuses … Continue reading

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Runners & Resistance Training – What Muscles Should You Be Working?

If you’re a female runner then like me trying to squeeze your calves into a pair of extra skinny jeans is a bit of a mission. It’s pretty much my upper body work out…….. But whether you’ve been running for … Continue reading

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Running Legends – Be Inspired

Whether you are a newbie or have been at this a while I think it’s good to take stock of some of the epic runners out there.  Other sports ram their heroes down our throats. Footballers (this statement applies to … Continue reading

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Sports Psychology and The Running Streak – Are We Addicted?

I appreciate that most of you have stumbled onto this blog by a freak accident of Google, but if you have managed to read more than one post you might be aware that I’ve been streaking….no not that kind, the … Continue reading

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Advice For The Runner On A Diet

Many newbie runners first put on their trainers with one primary goal. Dieting and Weight loss. This post is designed to give you guys a helping hand. We all know why it’s so attractive as a weight loss measure. The … Continue reading

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The Runner’s Guide To Surviving Christmas

 So it’s Christmas and the LAST thing most of us think about is moderation and our waist line. The average weight gain over the holiday period is a hefty 7 pounds. This can take the best of us a few … Continue reading

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The Newbie Runner’s Guide To Stretching

Stretching is one of those things we all know we should do right? P.E teachers across the land drilled into us from an early age that we should at least give it a half arsed attempt before and after exercise. … Continue reading

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Rules for the Running Streak

Now in general I am not a fan of streaking. I’m talking about the kind where you run everyday, not the kind where you get naked…..unless you’re a REALLY adventurous runner and don’t mind the cold. For those who don’t … Continue reading

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Nutritional Supplements For Runners – Myths, Facts & Warnings

Walk into any health shop and we are confronted with a mass of pills potions and lotions all claiming to give us super speed. Magnesium, comes with free ‘Flash’ t-shirt….yeah not quite. So what should and shouldn’t we be taking? … Continue reading

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Speed Training – Know Your Muscle Types

We are approaching the winter when runners will one of two things: – sit back unwrap a box of mince pies and put away the trainers until the January sales are over. – or think ahead to next spring’s pb … Continue reading

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