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Reduce stress - start exercising!

Reduce stress - start exercising!

By Shoe Guide | March 24, 2018

Lives can often be busy and stressful. Whether it is a bad boss, relationship issues, money worries or just too much to do and too little time, many of us feel the stress of modern life. However, hope is out there. Start exercising and reduce those stress levels. We tell you how.

Supercharge your body - get running!

Supercharge your body - get running!

By Shoe Guide | March 23, 2018

Running is fabulous for you. Need proof? Here are 10 facts from scientist much brighter than us!

Route to 24 hour fitness

Route to 24 hour fitness

By Shoe Guide | March 22, 2018

My old coach used to say - life is a balance of excessives - I loved that saying but of course, it is untrue! If you want to run well and be healthy, you need to take a few simple but vital steps to compliment your running programme....

Essential Race Day Hydration Information

Essential Race Day Hydration Information

By Shoe Guide | March 21, 2018

Get your hydration right on race day - get it wrong and you will run into problems. Check out what to take here.

Get a goal

Get a goal

By Shoe Guide | March 19, 2018

When the going gets tough, the tough get a goal. Give yourself a target and get the rest of the jigsaw pieces in place. We tell you how.

You need to Warm-up!

You need to Warm-up!

By Shoe Guide | March 19, 2018

Too boring? Not sure how to do it or what to do? Pushed for time? There are simply too many benefits to warming up to not factor it into your training session. We tell you why and how to warm-up.

12 easy ways to add fruit and veg to your diet

12 easy ways to add fruit and veg to your diet

By Shoe Guide | March 17, 2018

Eating a healthy diet for many of us can be hard. I love carbs (!) and while I eat fruit and veg, I sometimes look back at my food for that day and know I have got nowhere near the recommended fruit and veg intake. We explore how easy it can be to ensure you are getting the right nutrients.

Run a faster 5k - Smash a parkrun

Run a faster 5k - Smash a parkrun

By John Gladwin | March 17, 2018

You have made the distance, now you want to go faster. Why not?! Follow this route to a faster PR.

Running makes you happy!

Running makes you happy!

By Shoe Guide | March 16, 2018

It is official! Running makes us happy. Here is the science bit...

What is the best music to exercise to?

What is the best music to exercise to?

By Shoe Guide | March 15, 2018

Listening to music whilst running can help you take your mind off the discomfort or boredom, help you keep pace and even lose weight. It is also now the norm, but what is the best music to listen to?

Boost your Brain Power - Find a Training Partner!

Boost your Brain Power - Find a Training Partner!

By Andy Farnworth | March 14, 2018

Sure, friends can motivate you to turn up for a run but there is more to finding a friend to run with than just a post-run beer. Read on...

Is yoga good for runners?

Is yoga good for runners?

By Shoe Guide | March 13, 2018

Running does a great job at keeping you fit but it also makes us all ache and stiff from time to time. Will practising some basic yoga help us runners? We find out.

Keep Motivated!

Keep Motivated!

By Shoe Guide | March 12, 2018

Getting motivated to run is hard - keeping motivated is even harder. We have some great ideas to keep you going when things get tough!

Will exercising to music help me lose weight?

Will exercising to music help me lose weight?

By Andy Farnworth | March 11, 2018

Exercising to music takes the boredom out of logging the miles and helps you keep on-pace. But, now we understand that it also help you lose weight. Read on...

Advice for beginner runners

Advice for beginner runners

By John Gladwin | March 10, 2018

Beginning running can feel daunting but do not worry, we are here to help. Read our 8 simple steps to starting - and enjoying it!

Running Safety

Running Safety

By Andy Farnworth | March 09, 2018

Sometimes running in the evening might be our only option and it is important to stay safe in a number of different ways. Shoeguide.run bring you our top 10 safety tips.

Rest yourself healthier

Rest yourself healthier

By Paul Larkins | March 08, 2018

Work hard. Play hard. Run hard! Running helps us live life to the full, but we must remember to rest in order to stay healthy. Here is how to improve your sleeping patterns.

Running and your busy schedule

Running and your busy schedule

By John Gladwin | March 07, 2018

Sometimes it is tough to fit running into a busy work schedule. We give you some tips to keep that work / run balance in check.

Are you properly fuelled?

Are you properly fuelled?

By John Gladwin | March 06, 2018

While running is the best exercise in the world (we are slightly biased, right?!), we do need to make sure of a few things to ensure that we perform the way we want to. Check out our top nutrition tips to ensure you perform as you want to.

Starting to get fit? Here's what to remember.

Starting to get fit? Here's what to remember.

By John Gladwin | March 06, 2018

If you have started to run and you have got yourself into a fitness routine, good for you! Just remember these few simple tips.

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