The New Rules of Running: Go Farther, Faster, Longer. Forget everything you’ve ever heard. It’s all about technique

By Mike Dawson Given that we were built to run, it’s curious how complicated we’ve made the business of going for a jog. Let’s keep it simple: Running properly has nothing to do with what you put (or don’t put) on your feet or what surface you run on and … Continue reading

5 Tips on How to Run Faster

There are different schools of thought on how to run faster. Before you begin training to get faster, you need to assess what you actually want to accomplish. There’s a difference between speed and quickness; and although agility drills, (using ladders, cones, dots, etc.) are great for developing overall quickness, … Continue reading

25 Ways to Run Faster

By Emily Faherty It’s been said if you want to run fast, you have to practice running fast. (What? Thought Ryan Hall or Lolo Jones got that quick with just luck?!) Read on for 25 ways to have a harder, better, faster, stronger workout, smoke the competition, and maybe even … Continue reading

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

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

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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