Ah, autumn. Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness; season of unparalleled visual pleasure for the well - insulated daytime athlete. Season also of shortening days, lengthening nights and logistical difficulties for the time-crunched runner.
Due to... read more
Here is a thought….If compression clothing is as good as it claims to be…why don’t people wear it in the summer? Too hot? But surely we still need compression in the summer too…
Anyway, on this blog, I thought I coul... read more
As athletes, recreational runners, sports people, whatever we choose to call ourselves, we are always being told the importance of correct nutrition. How much faster, fitter, stronger we will be if we eat the right things or eat at the 'optimal... read more
When it is an intent!
In her latest blog, BOB32 discussed her ever changing goals.
I wanted to put my spin on what makes a goal a goal and how we set ourselves up to achieve in different ways. For me, a goal is something very specif... read more
Being injured and not allowed to do any exercise until 9th August has left me with plenty of time to watch TV, read magazines and browse the internet. I’ve been staggered by the number of products making fitness and health claims. This has prob... read more
Last weekend had been highlighted in the diary with a big red marker pen: Peaks Stupidity! A number of runners and ultrarunners had been invited to gather in team RTS’ metaphorical back yard for two nights of camping with a day of fell/trail ru... read more
It appears to be becoming common to hear about runners investing time and effort into developing their running technique in a bid to enhance performance and avoid injury.
Previously, we’d see runners from beginner upwards going out and spendin... read more
As the Editor of The Running Bug, it stands to reason that I spend a lot of my time thinking about health. In a typical working day thinking I might write or sub an article about food or weight loss or worry about whether my office chair is affe... read more
Well it's been over two weeks since the London Marathon 2012 and I am almost recovered from what was the most exhausting, challenging, tearful, excruciating run of my life.
The Saturday before the marathon I had my two sisters come to visit and ... read more
Check out Alex's coverage of the first four races here:-
The Sussex Marathon
The Northampton Marathon
The Great Welsh Marathon
The London Marathon
It had been raining all week by the time I woke early to take the train to Milton Keynes... read more
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