• 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
    How to find the best running shoes for your stride style
    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...
  • 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...
  • Training guides
    Caffeine - A fuel for your workout
    22 Jan 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Gluten-free, vegan, paleo, raw, The Primal Pantry Protein Bars are the perfect work-out fuel. Here, they explain why their Double-Espresso bar will give you the edge in your next training session. Using caffeine as a fuel for your workout is becoming ever popular among athletes and fitness novices alike. Depending on your size, gender and the kind...
  • How to guides
    Get the right running shoes with our gait analysis service
    21 Dec 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    To avoid injury and maximise performance, every runner needs their shoes to match their stride and style perfectly. Find out more about Wiggle's completely free gait analysis service, giving you direct access to experts to find the right shoes for you.
  • Buying guides
    Why choose Shock Absorber sports bras?
    06 Dec 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    For active women, finding a sports bra with the right level of support should be as important as finding the right pair of shoes, whatever your size, whatever your sport.

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