• Garmin Forerunner 745
    11 Sep 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    Now runners, cyclists, and swimmers can leave the phone at home following new updates to the awesome Garmin Forerunner 745.
  • Lake Annecy Ultra run - Main image by Inga Tomane under Wiki Commons licence.
    10 Jul 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    What does it take to be an ultra runner? As runners, we've experienced those boundaries - 5k, 10k, marathon distance - and we know how hard it is to break through those seemingly impervious walls. Ultra distances are, however, boundaries of another kind.
  • nutrition
    Never surrender with Science In Sport
    03 Jul 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The never surrender mindset is only possible when you are fuelled by science. Whether racing for a road sign or exploring the great outdoors, giving up is not an option. Energy Carbohydrate is the main fuel source for high-intensity exercise and is stored in the muscles and liver as glycogen. When you exercise, this carbohydrate is broken down...
  • Cycle
    Eleven ways to beat the heat this summer
    24 Jun 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Summer is finally here. For many of us, the lure of an ice-cold beer in the shade is much more appealing than sweating it out in the sun. However, we think it's possible to keep on running and cycling even in a heatwave. Here are some of Wiggle's top tips. Wear sunscreen This is number one on our list! Everybody should know by now that...
  • london marathon
    woman, runner, smiling
    07 May 2020 / Rob Atkins
    For most, the postponement of the London Marathon was a huge disappointment. The onset of Covid-19 forced everyone from elite athletes to fun-runners to scrap their spring plans following a winter of hard yards. Necessary. Yet disappointing. But for Katie Brown, while she is not celebrating a global pandemic, there may be a silver lining. A small...
  • run
    Challenge 2020 update - How Matt Hooper is stepping up to the challenges ahead
    19 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We caught up with Challenge ambassador Matt Hooper to find out how he is staying motivated to carry on training despite the cancellation of some of his target events. This blog was written on 19 March 2020. At the time of writing, social distancing has been advised in the UK in an effort to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). As the...
  • run
    Six running books you need to read
    09 Mar 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Looking for some marathon training inspiration? Or maybe you've been forced inside by injury, illness or the weather? We've compiled a list of our favourite books about running, as recommended by our community on Facebook. Guaranteed to keep you motivated and raring to get back out there. Born to Run: The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners...
  • run
    From hardcore smoker to the London Marathon. Meet Tom Pullinger.
    13 Feb 2020
    Tom Pullinger, aka Inspired Runner , used to smoke a lot and relied on his inhaler to get him through the day. One day, Tom decided to stop smoking and took up running. Inspired by his father, Tom challenged his personal limits with the support of his family and went from one mile to the marathon distance to Triathlon and Ironman events. Read on...
  • run
    How to smash your goals when you run a marathon for charity
    07 Feb 2020
    Running for a charity can massively boost your motivation when you're training for a marathon. However, it can be a challenge in itself to find the time for fundraising alongside the long hours of training. We asked Asics Frontrunner Kelly Ruck for her tips on how to smash your marathon goals for your chosen charity and have a great time along...
  • run
    8 ways to make sure your next marathon is a success
    07 Feb 2020
    You've done the hard miles and you're into the tapering period of your training. All you can do now is rest and finalise your preparations so the big day can go off without a hitch. We asked Asics Frontrunner Holly Rush to tell us the essential things you should be doing in the two weeks before your marathon. So it’s nearly upon us...

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