Over 70 million individuals all over the world run competitively or recreationally, and there has recently been debate with regards to whether runners ought to be stretching before a run, or not at all. This
Endurance events like Triathlon and Running Competitions are individual sports. You have to make it from start to finish on your own. But there is a “Team Factor”! The athlete with a good support crew might have an advantage over the competition. If you consider supporting your loved one, a friend or your favorite athlete, here are a few guidelines to be the best supporter you can be: http://www.thanyapura.com/stories/dont-just-spectator-supporter/
We've been following the progress of Sophie Spittlehouse in her training to run the London Marathon on April 24th 2016 in support of Mental Health Foundation. She's been kind enough to provide us with her 16 Week Marathon Training Plan complete with exercise, nutrition and supplement ideas. If you're looking to start a diet or exercise program, take a look and who knows, maybe you'll be running the London Marathon in 2017!
Chafing, Blisters & Black Toenails
Blisters, chafing, and black toenails are often hazards of running. Competitive runner and running coach Joe Muldowney gives us some tips on avoiding them.