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  • How to improve your running technique

    Running has tonnes of healthy body benefits and is a great way to stay in shape and increase fitness levels. It's also an excellent way to lose weight alongside a healthy diet, but it's important to do it right. Good technique is vital for...
  • 7 ways to stay safe running after dark

    As the evenings draw in this doesn’t mean putting a lid on your training, but it is important to stay safe and seen when you're out and about. Whether it's lighting up the night in neon, or heading out in the early morning with a group...
    Posted: 3 days ago 4152 views 5 comments
  • How to run less and still get faster

    Strapped for time? Follow our simple steps and run less but still be at your best. Words : Tom Craggs When approaching a long distance race such as a marathon the most obvious move is to add an extra run into your week. Spending more ‘time...
    Posted: 11 days ago 15768 views 0 comments
  • Top tips on how to clean your running trainers

    We are often asked 'how do I clean my running shoes?' Get your trainers back to their former box fresh glory with our top running shoe cleaning tips. Some people swear by throwing their trainers in the washing machine. Others would look...
    Posted: 11 days ago 4800 views 11 comments
  • 5 top training tips to build running stamina

    One of the most important aspects of running is stamina, and building it up can often be a bit of a slog. That's why The Running Bug has come up with 5 easy to follow and effective training tips. Share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter...
    Posted: 11 days ago 136341 views 30 comments
  • How marginal gains can make you a better runner

    A few small adjustments to your routine could be the difference between mid pack runner and a podium finish. Apply our one per cent gains to your running and watch your fitness soar. Words : Nick Anderson How many times you have heard a commentator...
    Posted: 11 days ago 1707 views 0 comments
  • Fitness tips for lazy people

    Are you by nature more of a sloth than a fitness lover? Follow our training tips for lazy people and learn to incorporate exercise into your routine. We all have days when we feel like doing nothing more than lounging around on the sofa. Some of...
    Posted: 12 days ago 5366 views 0 comments
  • Run your best half marathon

    Gearing up to run a half marathon? Perform at your best and nail a PB with our 10 essential half marathon running tips. Words : Tom Craggs from RunningWithUs In the run up to a race, it's important to build a solid fitness foundation to ensure...
    Posted: 20 days ago 6985 views 4 comments
  • Do you need a break from running?

    Lost your running mojo? If our five key points apply to you, it might be time to take a break. We all have those periods when we simply aren’t enjoying our running. Every step can feel like you have lead in your shoes and at times you suspect...
    Posted: 22 days ago 4647 views 1 comments
  • How to fake a shower after your lunchtime run

    Worried about stinking the office out after your lunchtime runs? Our six shower cheat tricks will fix you up so you can enjoy your daily runs in peace. In an ideal world we’d all work in an office (or lab, shed, station, school or circus tent...
    Posted: 1 month ago 11275 views 3 comments