• Buying guides
    Lite up the night with ASICS
    09 Oct 2018
    The ASICS 2018 autumn and winter collection offers those technical features craved for in running apparel – ergonomic flatlock seams, wicking fabrics, mesh in crucial sweat zones – and then kicks it up a notch with 360 reflectivity.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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    The Arc'teryx guide to running wild
    18 Apr 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Born at the foot of the North Shore Mountains, Vancouver, and now available at Wiggle, Arc'teryx create innovative, purposeful outdoor designs made for exploring. We caught up with Heavy Metal Scientist and Arc'teryx personality Josh Barringer to find out about his wild running essentials. Running in wild spaces is becoming more attractive...
  • 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...
  • Buying guides
    Running watches
    21 Feb 2018 / Damien Whinnery
    Running watches have become sophisticated training aids and a vital part of any ambitious fitness regime. Which one is right for you?
  • Training guides
    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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