• Training guides
    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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    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.
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    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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    Fuel your marathon training
    22 Jan 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...