• Buying guides
    Two runners testing out long distance run shoes
    24 Oct 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    Whether you run marathons, epic endurance trails or you’re just fond of scoring big miles when you can, a pair of the latest long distance running shoes can make a big difference to your experience on the road or trail. Recent advances insole technology, ventilation, and materials, have led to the creation of long-distance running trainers...
  • How to guides
    How to spot when you need new running shoes
    21 Oct 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    Knowing how to tell when your running shoes are worn out and need to be replaced is vital to prevent injury and get the most out of your training. But as each runner has their own wear pattern, runs on different surfaces at different speeds and at different weights, there’s no easy answer for exactly when it’s time to make the change...
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    How to find run shoes for your pronation running style
    21 Oct 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    Finding the best running shoe for you is incredibly important. This comprehensive guide details some of latest running trainers available and considers many different running styles to ensure you find the best sports shoes for your technique and training goals.
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    Compression clothing buying guide
    22 Mar 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    Whether you're searching for the best compression running tights, leggings, or shorts, top compression brands like 2XU, or other options to help aid your performance and recovery, our compression buying guide will ensure you take advantage of the best in modern sportswear technology.
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    How to choose the best running watch
    10 Feb 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    Running watches and fitness trackers have become sophisticated training aids and a vital part of any ambitious fitness regime. Which one is right for you?
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    The next-gen running tech you need to see
    09 Feb 2022 / Damien Whinnery
    Runners today enjoy easier access to sporting innovation and technology than ever before. From running watches, GPS trackers and heart rate monitors, to inventive approaches to laces, scales, and clothing, promises of a tech-rich future have largely borne out.
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    How to find the perfect running jacket
    16 Nov 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    A quality run jacket makes running in cold weather easy and, dare we say, even enjoyable. But there is a lot to choose from, with waterproof running jackets, lightweight running jackets, and windproof running rain jackets all vying for your attention. And if, like many runners, you warm up quickly, it’s possible that you’ve been put off running jackets in the past, having had the unpleasant ‘boil-in-the-bag' experience.
  • How to guides
    Guide to running lights
    26 Oct 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Whether you are an early bird or a night owl, when it comes to autumn and winter you're likely to be running in low light or darkness. No matter where you plan to run, it's important to see where you are going and also for others to see you. The more visible you are, the less likely that collisions will happen. Be that with other...
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    How to find the perfect running tights or trousers
    07 Oct 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    Do you need tights, trousers, shorts, compression, ¾ length? The amount of choice can be daunting, while getting it right is vital for both your performance and your confidence. This guide should answer all your questions and help you make an informed decision so you hit the road or trail no matter what the conditions.
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    Run reflectives
    29 Sep 2021 / Damien Whinnery
    Reflective running gear is a must for your autumn and winter runs, whether in a city or rural road. But with so many styles and brands of reflective jackets, tops, tights, and accessories, which should you go for?