Rules of Running Success

Read the original article at http://www.runnersworld.com/race-training/rules-success Image by Chris Hamilton Follow these bedrock principles to achieve your goal   For many marathoners, training consists of running as much as they can, as far as they can, as fast as they can. The inevitable result of which is burnout, injury, or dashed … Continue reading

6 (More) Benefits of Running

Everyone knows that running is a great way to get into shape, but did you know that it can benefit almost every part of your body, as well as lift your mood? Running is incredibly effective at making you healthier in a number of ways. While it may not be … Continue reading

Beware of trendy barefoot running shoes – you could end up with broken bones in your foot

By Anna Hart Advocates of barefoot running claim it can reduce injuries and back pain ‘Minimalist’ shoes such as these now account for 15% of sales But experts say many people suffer injuries by overdoing it early on Runners should make transition from regular trainers more slowly, they say It … 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

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