• Training guides
    Marathon training Race strategy
    01 Dec 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.
  • Buying guides
    The Wiggle Run Glossary
    01 Dec 2018
    Confused by all those acronyms, different soles and drops? This is our Run Glossary, to help you out with all the technical running jargon.
  • Training guides
    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...
  • Training guides
    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...
  • 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...
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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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    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?

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