The Benefits of Swimming for Runners

We take a look at why swimming can be a great form of cross training for runners, and the benefits it can provide.

Race Day Nerves: Six Strategies for Managing the Jitters

Do you find your tummy filled with butterflies when race day rolls around? Do you start feeling queasy with anxiety about a big event you’ve been focused on for months? Here are our six strategies for managing those jitters…

Mindset: Sport Psychology for Runners

What goes through your mind when you run a race? How do you perceive yourself as a runner? And how could you benefit from sport psychology? We chat with sport psychologist Helen Davis to find out more about mindset for performance…

Marathon Buddy: 10 Top Tips for Marathon Race Day

After all these months of preparation and hard training, it’s time to focus on making race day the best experience it can be. We’d like to share a few thoughts on how to get the most from your marathon: our ten top tips for marathon race day.

Coach’s Corner: Six Pointers for Marathon Improvers

Running coach David Chalfen provides six key pointers for marathon improvers – areas to consider to focus your training and improve your time.

Building an Endurance Base

If you’re planning ahead to start training for a half- or full-marathon, it’s important to build a strong endurance base before you begin race-specific training. We explain why, and give some ideas on how to do it.

How Could Better Breathing Improve Your Running?

Could you improve your running by learning how to breathe better? Respiratory Physiotherapist Robin McNelis explains how retraining yourself to breathe better could make a huge difference to your running and more.

Why Warm Up? Benefits and Example Exercises

Fitness trainer Lin Skinner explains why warming up before running is helpful, and gives some practical examples of exercises with video demos…

Extending Your Comfort Zone

Performance Psychologist David Harrison joins us to explain why stepping outside your comfort zone is key to improving performance, and how to do it.

Building Confidence in Your Running

Performance psychologist David Harrison explains how self-belief and confidence help training and performance, and shares some techniques for training your mind for better running.