• 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...
  • Buying guides
    How to carry on running through to autumn and winter
    07 Sep 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    As we slip into that 'transition' between summer and autumn, getting your running kit right can become a little…challenging. Here in the UK, the weather is unpredictable at the best of times. If you run in the morning, there's a real nip in the air but it can quickly warm up. Sunshine can rapidly turn to cloud and then rain...
  • Buying guides
    How to find the perfect running tights or trousers
    28 Aug 2018 / 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.
  • Buying guides
    Ronhill Infinity Marathon Twin Short
    26 Jul 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    The running short appears to be a fairly simple garment, but there is much more to these diminutive trousers. Whether you're running road, track, or trail, find out the perfect shorts for your style.
  • 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...
  • Buying guides
    Suunto run tech
    06 Jul 2018 / 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.
  • Buying guides
    Rubbish running shoes? You need this guide
    08 May 2018 / 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.
  • 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...
  • Training guides
    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...
  • Training guides
    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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