The Best Running Shoes Ever.

I have finally found a pair of shoes that I can recommend! Barefoot Shoes They are from the Merrrel barefoot running range and I’ve found them to be both comfortable and suitable for running over fairly rough ground.  They have plenty of room in the toe area, so no soreness … Continue reading

Running Better Part Two

In my quest to run faster on the track I have been trying various new ideas, like the protein in the last post, and revisiting some old ones. Strength training is one of them, and since the weather has been so wet this summer I have been trying to do … Continue reading

Running Better

As quite often happens, both in life and in running, I have suddenly noticed that things are going well. It started last week, but it did not feel that good.  My legs were going faster than my lungs could supply oxygen, so I had to keep slowing down. That is … Continue reading

Drugs Cheats

Quite an emotive title; I think so anyway The International Olympic Committee has told the British Olympic Committee that it can not ban for life  athletes found using drugs. Notice “found”. I suspect that there is an arms race raging between the manufacturers and the detectors because the impression I … Continue reading

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

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