Running

Buying a treadmill to use at home can be daunting when there’s so much choice. So here are five questions you should ask yourself to make sure you choose the right treadmill for you… How much space do you have?Treadmills aren’t small, so first of all make sure you have the room to use one safely
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If you’re planning on running an ultra-marathon this summer – whether in the mountains or in the UK – then ski touring is a popular choice for winter training. Kilian Jornet uses extensive ski touring to build his endurance base during the off-season and trail runners have increasingly taken to this great form of cross
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Arko Højholt reports from the Inferno Half Marathon There’s a certain smell in the air. Part mountain scent, part minty massage gel, and part well-worn running shoes. Perhaps a hint of natural nervousness as well. It’s an hour before race start and the runners are mingling in the registration area at the Jungfrau campsite in
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SportsInjuryFix.com member Tim Veysey-Smith is a specialist Sports Podiatrist who runs Active Podiatry in Kent. Here he discusses the importance of the toes in stable running We don’t pay much attention to our toes, unless its playing ‘this little piggy’ games with the kids, or if they make contact with a piece of furniture in
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It’s time to get connected in the running world, and in the case of the HOVR Infinite from Under Armour that means digitally tuning-in to a high-tech shoe with embedded sensors which enable you to track your pace, distance, duration and speed. These veritable Bobby Dazzlers do catch the eye and despite a bulky appearance
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MR talks to SKINS expert Nick Morgan about the benefits of compression clothing and just why runners should be wearing it How has technology moved on in compression wear? Fabric properties continue to improve in terms of quality, durability, stretch-recovery, whilst additional thermoregulatory properties added to the fabrics have also moved on. Integration of wearable
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At Men’s Running, we’ve become somewhat of a headphones snob. That’s partly because we love running to music, and partly because we just love music. This makes headphones something of a key purchase. The sports Bluetooth headphones market is a competitive space with brands like Bose and Sennheiser all producing quality products. But, at the
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Men’s Running’s Lewis Banner tackles the Simplyhealth Great North Run for the first Tyne I have done the Great South Run five times but have never ventured the 350 miles north to tackle the much talked about Simplyhealth Great North Run. My first impressions were that the locals were friendly and the atmosphere filling the
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Men’s Running in partnership with ashmei Be Cool In Wool – your chance to win some seriously cool ashmei run gear ashmei has long been a champion of the incredible performance benefits of Merino wool. This season, premium British run and cycle apparel brand has teamed up with The Woolmark Company to extol the virtues
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Want to improve your recovery and performance? Try compression wear. MR talked to Cindy Liu, General Manager of Merchandise – Compression at 2XU and James Broatch, Research Fellow at the Australian Institute of Sport, about just why you should dress to compress MR: How has technology moved on in compression wear? CL: Muscle support remains
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Treadmill running is a bit like Marmite – you either love it or you hate it. There doesn’t seem to be much middle ground. I even own a treadmill and yet, for months on end, it sits there, gathering dust and being used as an impromptu rack for drying washing. I’d always had a similar
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The moment we enter a race, the likelihood is we’ll have a target in mind. It might be a conservative one or you might be looking to put your personal best out of sight, but it will be a target nonetheless. For anyone running this weekend’s adidas City Run in Shoreditch (www.adidascityruns.com), having a target
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Hundreds of thousands of pounds were raised in York today as over 10,000 runners pulled on their trainers to celebrate the sixth running of the Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon. The streets of the historic city were a cavalcade of colour as the runners made their way around the scenic course cheered on by enthusiastic spectators
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“Are you going for a run?” The receptionist in my hotel looked genuinely confused as I headed out of the door in full running kit. After all, it was almost 11pm – a time when many young Genevois are only just starting their evening – but the 110km LG Trail from Lausanne to Geneva in
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As someone whose competitive running these days is confined to whatever happens to be the local parkrun that week, it was with no small amount of trepidation that I entered the adidas City Run Shoreditch 10K at the eleventh hour – mainly to keep our Fitbit-powered running team company. I need to confess that my
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SportsinjuryFix.com Clinical Director Mike James, an endurance specialist Physiotherapist from South Wales, provides advice on calf pain in runners The calf complex is composed of the plantaris, soleus, and gastrocnemius muscles and injuries to these structures are very common in runners. Although calf pain after acute muscle strain injury is expected and needs to be
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Take a look at these four shoes in our mini-review Asics Roadhawk FF Price: £100 Weight: 245g Heel Drop: 8mm First up, this is a neutral shoe and definitely not for those who over-pronate. The Roadhawk FF weighs in at a lightweight 245g and still provides plenty of plush cushioning (thanks to the Flytefoam midsole).
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