• Training guides
    Advanced run training guide
    20 Dec 2018
    John Skevington is an experienced UKA level 3 performance endurance running coach. He is an endurance running coach mentor for the England Athletics area coach development programme, as well as being the national delivery manager for the new Athlefit project which was his own brainchild. In this guide he provides a comprehensive training plan for...
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    Beginner's run training guide
    11 Dec 2018
    John Skevington is an experienced UKA level 3 endurance running coach, and an endurance running mentor for England Athletics. In this guide he provides a comprehensive training model for those looking to get into running... Are you a budding Olympic athlete? Well who knows, but this might be the time to find out! This guide is for those of you who...
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    Wiggle Marathon Training Guide 2018
    03 Dec 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    In this second part of the Wiggle Marathon Guide 2019, we’re going to look at base miles and how they can help your fitness and technical development.
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    Wiggle Marathon Training Guide 2018
    02 Dec 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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    Stretch it out with the Soul Sisters
    02 Nov 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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    Fuel your marathon training
    01 Nov 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Emma Barraclough, Product Development Manager at For Goodness Shakes , explains how having a well-planned approach to your nutrition will help to give you the confidence that you can tackle the marathon. The winter to spring period is a great time to really build up your marathon training if you are targeting a spring or early summer marathon. The...
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    16 ways to make your marathon the best day ever
    01 Nov 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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    11 ways for you to enjoy winter running in safety
    15 Oct 2018
    With daylight hours getting shorter, we asked ASICS FrontRunner Becca Burns @thisbunnyruns to share her top advice for women to run with confidence this winter. Winter running throws up many challenges. Gone are the long summer days and for many this means training after dark. Safety is paramount, especially for us ladies. With more and more high-...
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    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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