• How to guides
    6 easy ways to beat plastic pollution
    02 Oct 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We love the outdoors. Whether it's the rush of adrenaline as you fly down-hill, the solitude of a hike in the woods, the clear-headedness you feel when you run, or the sheer beauty of the rolling waves. The outdoors is our playground. We live in a beautiful world and it's up to us to keep it that way. Around the world, people are becoming...
  • How to guides
    Marathon Training Guide 2018: Week 1
    06 Sep 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Whether you’re running in Boston or London, Paris or Rome, Sydney or Stockholm, Wiggle's exciting new series on the 26.2 mile test of endurance is here to help you fulfil your dream of running a marathon this year.
  • How to guides
    Preserving your running shoes
    24 Jul 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Knowing how to tell when your running shoes are worn out and need 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. Most...
  • How to guides
    Get the right running shoes with our gait analysis service
    21 Dec 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    To avoid injury and maximise performance, every runner needs their shoes to match their stride and style perfectly. Find out more about Wiggle's completely free gait analysis service, giving you direct access to experts to find the right shoes for you.
  • How to guides
    Seven steps to avoiding race ruining stomach problems
    21 Apr 2016
    In this guide, nutritional experts from PowerBar tell us how to avoid stomach problems during races. GI (gastrointestinal) problems are common for marathon runners, long distance cyclists and triathletes; but there are ways to reduce GI, or elimitate it, with the correct nutrition approach. We find out more...
  • How to guides
    Simple kinesiology tape applications for running and cycling
    08 Apr 2016
    Learn how to carry out simple kinesiology tape applications for running and cycling injuries
  • How to guides
    image of runner flexing their foot
    18 Jun 2015
    Wiggle's Sara Bailey demonstrates how a simple wet foot test can tell you a great deal about your foot type. By learning more about whether you have flat or high arches, you shall be better equipped when deciding what running shoe is best suited for your foot,
  • How to guides
    A large group of people beginning a parkrun
    15 May 2015
    What is parkrun? parkrun is a community event that offers free, weekly, timed runs that are open to all ages and all abilities. These runs take place on every weekend – come rain or shine, summer or winter. parkrun offers 5KM runs for everyone on Saturdays and 2 KM runs for juniors on Sundays. It is completely free parkrun isn’t about...