Cycle guides
  • Buying guides
    02 Jul 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We love cycling, but we know that things can go wrong from time to time. We want you to spend less time worrying about those ‘what if scenarios’ and more time riding bicycles. Cyclist insurance provides you with the knowledge that you are covered in the best possible way so you can just enjoy the ride. Cyclist insurance is different...
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  • Training guides
    Five UK trails you can't miss
    10 May 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Montane Ambassador Jen Scotney knows a thing or two about trail running. Based in the Peak District, she manages to juggle working full-time with training and came in third in the 108 mile Spine Challenger this year. Her next goal is the 190 mile coast-to-coast race from St Bees to Robin Hood’s Bay but she took a break to tell us about her...
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    Jon Albon’s Top 5 Tips for Improving Your Running
    09 May 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Jon has been using dryrobes since 2013 and since then his racing career has hit some incredible heights, both in terms of his accomplishments and in the literal sense. As well as remaining unbeaten in every event he has entered in the Toughest Race series, he has claimed the title of OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) World champion for 4 years in a row...
  • Training guides
    9 ways to bounce back after your marathon
    18 Apr 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The months of training have finally paid off. You've joined the elite ranks of runners and completed your marathon. Tired? Achey? Running 26.2 miles might make you feel like that. If it was easy everybody would do it right? We asked our resident Wiggle runners and the The New Balance NB MCR team for their top recovery tips. You'll be back...
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    5 reasons why warming up will improve your training
    09 Apr 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Warming up effectively will help with injury prevention as well as overall performance. We asked Athlete Performance 's Health and Wellbeing expert Barbara Cox to tell us more. A 2006 study in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport concluded that correct warmup techniques could reduce the risk of injury (1). Research into warming up also...
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    Marathon training Race strategy
    27 Mar 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    You’ve pushed through long miles, developed strength and speed, and avoided your taper tantrum – now it’s time to exercise the grey matter and develop a smart race strategy.
  • Training guides
    Wiggle Marathon Training Guide 2018
    21 Mar 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    It’s a tried, tested, and trusted training technique that reduces injury, boosts energy levels, and sets you up to peak on race day. It sounds easy, but tapering is no fun for runners...
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    16 ways to make your marathon the best day ever
    21 Mar 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    So, you've signed up for a marathon? Congratulations. Cross the finish line and you'll be joining the elite 1% of the population who have completed a marathon. But just crossing the finish line isn't enough, is it? Whether it's your first marathon or you're a veteran, how will you make your next marathon the best day ever? We...
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    Marathon training part 4
    02 Mar 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Welcome to part four of our extended series on marathon training. In part four we’ll be helping you break through the wall, giving you the tools to run long miles in preparation for the 26.2 miler.
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    Runner at a lakeside readying to take on some hill-running challenges
    12 Feb 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Welcome to the third part of our Wiggle Marathon Training Guide. In this article, we find out how to improve running style, efficiency and technique by taking to the hills and adding power...
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    Stretch it out with the Soul Sisters
    23 Jan 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    For runners, dynamic stretching can be a valuable way of minimising the risk of injury before heading out. Dynamic stretching techniques are also a great way to warm up, getting oxygen rich blood to your muscles for the challenge ahead. For some expert advice on useful stretches, we joined fitness Instagram favourites Soul Sisters Fitness at their...

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