An Injury Prevention Exercise

This is a quick tip to help you to prevent injury and improve your running. Get hold of a piece of 2 x 4 or something similar, about a foot long, and leave it on the floor near to a doorway. I have mine by the kitchen door. Then every … Continue reading

London Diary

I am spending a few days in London at the moment. It has little to do with running I know, but I have two comments to make. I went to Madame Tussaude’s and saw a waxwork of Jesse Owens. What surprised me was how small he was, though that was … Continue reading

Running Better; Running Faster

Well, it’s been a few weeks now since I abandoned my running shoes.  All is still well.  In fact, I have not felt this good for years. I am still getting used to it:  my feet ache more and I feel like I am on the verge of getting shin … Continue reading

Three Tips to Improve your Running

If you are a recreational runner the following three tips should help you to improve your running and prevent injury. Beginners in particular will benefit from this advice whether you run marathons or chase footballs or anything in between. 1. Learn to run properly. You might think that anyone can … Continue reading

To Run or Not to Run

That is the question when the weather is bad and the going underfoot is treacherous. But, that is only relative I suppose, and when you live somewhere with a benign climate like I do, a few inches of snow or a week of freezing temperatures is something of a shock … Continue reading

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