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What Your Weight Tells You

What Your Weight Tells You

By Shoe Guide | May 17, 2018

If you are looking shape up, you need to keep an eye on the scales. If you are looking to loose weight, you need to keep an eye on calorie intake. We talk calories and carbs, fat and metabolism. Does your weight go up and down? Read on...

Running stretches you should be doing!

Running stretches you should be doing!

By Shoe Guide | May 16, 2018

Try these essential stretches for runners. Performing these quick and simple stretches will increase flexibility, running performance and save you $$ in the phyio room!

Easy steps to take for racing success

Easy steps to take for racing success

By Shoe Guide | May 11, 2018

Racing does not need to be stressful. Just prepare properly with these simple tips.

What Vitamins Do I Take?

What Vitamins Do I Take?

By Shoe Guide | May 11, 2018

Vitamins can be useful for our general health. Although we get everything we need from a well-balanced diet, if you have some medical insufficiencies or are training hard, you may well need to take vitamins to give you a boost, but what do you take. Here is our definitive guide to vitamins.

A Guide To Buying Your Running Shoes

A Guide To Buying Your Running Shoes

By Shoe Guide | May 10, 2018

Everything you need to know about buying your running shoes.

A Beginners Guide To Running

A Beginners Guide To Running

By Shoe Guide | May 09, 2018

How do I start to run? Many of us have asked that question so here is our Beginners Guide to Running. Before long, you will be entering a marathon!

Walk Before You Can Run

Walk Before You Can Run

By John Gladwin | May 08, 2018

Do not let the thought of running stop you from starting to run. Walking is a great way of getting some exercise and the first step to running if a complete beginner. Here is how to take your first steps and to build up to running happily and safely.

Invest in your health

Invest in your health

By Shoe Guide | May 07, 2018

Are you making the right decisions with your body? It might be time to review your spending and invest in YOU!

Inov8 sponsor OCR World Champs

Inov8 sponsor OCR World Champs

By John Gladwin | May 03, 2018

Inov8 sponsor World OCR Champs. Read more...

Fitting exercise in to your busy life

Fitting exercise in to your busy life

By Shoe Guide | May 02, 2018

Fitting running in to a bust schedule can be tough but check out some simple ideas.

Essential kit for running

Essential kit for running

By Shoe Guide | May 01, 2018

Running is beautifully simple. Do not waste your money on the latest fad or gadget, just get the kitbag essentials!

A beginners guide to racing

A beginners guide to racing

By Shoe Guide | April 30, 2018

Getting the right training done when you are new to running can be worrying enough so getting your head around racing can be super stressful. Follow our few easy steps to finding the right race for you and competing with confidence on race day.

Run a faster 10k

Run a faster 10k

By John Gladwin | April 20, 2018

The 10k is one of the most popular racing distances and most of us would have run one and have our own PR, but do you want to run a fast one? You can, follow our top tips to swift!

Causes and coping with a stitch

Causes and coping with a stitch

By Shoe Guide | April 19, 2018

Getting a stitch can be infuriating. You might well be on for a PR when out of nowhere, a stitch comes on. Stitches can be felt around the side of your rib cage or you can feel a stabbing pain in your shoulder. We explore what causes them, dealing with them when they occur and if there are any methods to improve your chances of not getting one.

Post Marathon Recovery Plan

Post Marathon Recovery Plan

By John Gladwin | April 18, 2018

What do you do immediately after your marathon? You have followed your training schedule religiously and completed a great race, but did you plan for the days immediately afterwards? We tell you exactly what you should be doing in the month after your race!

10 routes to variety

10 routes to variety

By Shoe Guide | April 17, 2018

Let us face it, running can get boring! There, I said it. Well, we all know it is true and we need to liven ourselves up from time to time. Here are our top 10 tips for keeping things fresh!

Running Mythbusters!

Running Mythbusters!

By Shoe Guide | April 16, 2018

Sometimes in life, fact is stranger than fiction, but in the locker room of a running club, running myths are more plentiful than the truth! We get to the bottom of some of the biggest myths in running.

Post run must do's

Post run must do's

By Shoe Guide | April 15, 2018

Good news - you have got another run under your belt but it is not over yet. Here are 4 simple things you need to do after every run!

Run like a Kenyan

Run like a Kenyan

By Shoe Guide | April 14, 2018

Ten years ago, we interviewed two of the greatest Kenyan athletes of all time. It lifted the lid on the facts and the myths about the Kenyan way of life. We have decided to re-publish the interview. It was an honour to interview them and we hope you enjoy it. Read on and learn to train like a Kenyan!

Let music motivate your running

Let music motivate your running

By Shoe Guide | April 13, 2018

We all know music can help set our mood. Sometimes we want to crank up the volume, and other times we just want to chill. For all of us, the motivation to put your running shoes on and get running is just not there at times so we say, use your music to aid motivation and get you going. We have been exploring how and when to use your beats.

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