Rest Up! Why Recovery Matters For Good Training

Why rest days are important in a training programme, and practical tips to get this right.

Hill Reps: How to Boost Your Training

Hill reps are an excellent boost to training, building strength and speed. We explore why hill training is so effective, and how to run hill repeats well.

Dealing with Injury Positively… in 8 Steps

It can be so frustrating to find yourself on the injury bench. But what matters next is how you deal with it. Here are eight steps for staying positive and proactive when injury strikes…

What Limits Endurance Performance? The Science of Fatigue

What are the factors which limit how long we can keep running? We interview Professor Samuele Marcora to find out about his research into how the brain acts to limit endurance performance, and what that means for us as runners.

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.

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…

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 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.