• How to guides
    image of runner flexing their foot
    18 Jun 2015
    Wiggle's Sara Bailey demonstrates how a simple wet foot test can tell you a great deal about your foot type. By learning more about whether you have flat or high arches, you shall be better equipped when deciding what running shoe is best suited for your foot,
  • How to guides
    A large group of people beginning a parkrun
    15 May 2015
    What is parkrun? parkrun is a community event that offers free, weekly, timed runs that are open to all ages and all abilities. These runs take place on every weekend – come rain or shine, summer or winter. parkrun offers 5KM runs for everyone on Saturdays and 2 KM runs for juniors on Sundays. It is completely free parkrun isn’t about...
  • Buying guides
    image of two runners
    15 May 2015
    What are base layers? A run base layer is a close fitting garment that feels almost like a second skin. It’s designed to wick moisture away from your body. It does this by absorbing moisture (sweat) from your skin when you’re running. By wicking sweat away from the body, the base layer is keeping you dry and chill free. Base layers...
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    Image of 2XU sponsored athletes modelling compression clothing
    29 Apr 2015
    2XU compression clothing is the height of performance apparel; it can increase the efficiency of your warm ups, increase your performance during exercise, and reduce recovery times. In this guide we consider their range. Who are 2XU? 2XU engineers are a dedicated and scientific team; who create, test and manufacture the height of performance...
  • Buying guides
    Image of one ASICS run sock
    29 Apr 2015
    The importance of good run socks Each core ASICS footwear range has a dedicated sock.This is to ensure that the sock’s cushioning and fit complements its shoe equivalent. By way of example, the Kayano sock is slightly thicker underfoot because the Kayano shoe is a high-cushion shoe. A sock for a minimalist shoe would still be thicker...
  • Buying guides
    image of Gore-tex logo on garment
    29 Apr 2015
    GORE-TEX® garments are built to last, and with proper care they will continue to perform superbly for the length of their life. In this guide we take a look at how to best maintain the GORE-TEX® fabric. Routine care will ensure the excellent performance or GORE-TEX® and extend its life. Here are some tips to help you: Washing GORE-TEX...
  • Buying guides
    Image of Gore Run Wear jacket with Goretex
    29 Apr 2015
    GORE® are known for their quality fabrics, and GORE-TEX® and WINDSTOPPER™ have long been two of the most respected and sought after fabrics in the market. In this guide, we take a look at the Black Diamond and Red Hexagon fabric technologies. The GORE-TEX® Fabric Think of a breathable and waterproof fabric and the GORE® Black...
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    Image of runner's legs in motion wearing ASICS running shoes
    29 Apr 2015
    ASICS has been developing shoes for more than 60 years. Their scientific approach has created innovative solutions that have transformed sports equipment. This guide looks at the ASICS Shoes range. About ASICS ASICS is the leading running shoe brand for enthusiasts and professionals alike. It is used by everyone from park runners to Olympic...
  • Buying guides
    Image of Mizuno Wave running shoe
    29 Apr 2015
    Who are Mizuno? Mizuno was born in Japan, with the aim to make running more comfortable, more enjoyable and more accessible for everyone. They also aim to give non-professional runners access to cutting-edge technologies and their Mizuno Wave shoes are one of the most advanced shoes on the market. What are the features of Wave Technology?...
  • Buying guides
    How to find your perfect Nike shoe
    29 Apr 2015
    Nike has launched their latest footwear range. Style-wise, Nike’s come up with another great range; this season’s incredible colours look brilliant and they’ll really give you a mood boost! Function-wise, Nike’s advanced technologies ensure that every shoe feels comfortable and helps you to perform to your best –...

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