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    How to train for your first half marathon
    26 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Are you looking forward to your first half-marathon in 2022? Here's how to breeze through your half-marathon training. Ready to take on your first half marathon? The challenge of 13.1 miles (or 21.1km if you’re looking for an even more impressive number) is something that very few people will ever complete. The half-marathon distance is...
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    Trail running with dogs
    25 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    For busy runners, finding the time to train can be a struggle alongside family and work commitments. Thankfully, there's one family member who we think will love joining you on your runs. We asked dog adventure accessory brand Ruffwear for their top tips on getting your dog into trail running. Do dogs like trail running? Getting into the habit...
  • The best running watches of 2023
    21 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    Running watches; there's a lot of them on the market and it can be hard to choose which one is best for you. So if you are new to running or it's just time for an upgrade, we're here to help. Here are the best running watches in 2023 to aid in your training efforts. Run yourself to a new PB or even try to take that crown at the top of...
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    Best running sports bras
    19 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    Sports bras are an essential item to take part in exercise for anyone with breasts. Lack of support can hinder performance, cause damage and increase the chance of sagginess later on. Whichever end of the size scale you are at, be sure to protect yourself and get the most out of your running. Not only can a lack of support cause breasts to stretch...
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    How can recovery help you to improve?
    19 Jan 2022
    Nick Anderson is the founder of Running With Us and a vastly experienced England Athletics endurance coach with over 25 years of coaching and personal training experience, working with runners, cyclists and triathletes across the UK. We asked him to tell us why recovery is just as important as training. When training for an event most keen...
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    Why a sports bra is the number one piece of kit for active women
    19 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    How can a sports bra improve your workout, reduce breast pain and help you keep your shape well into old age? Wiggle Content Manager Nassrin Chamanian went back to school with Shock Absorber at the University of Portsmouth to find out. You've shelled out for a gym membership. You've got the perfect shoes. You've got the gadgets to keep...
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    First look - Garmin Fenix® 7 Smart Watch
    18 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Garmin's top smart watch for performance athletes and outdoor adventure lovers is updated for 2022. Turn heads 7 days a week with the new Garmin fēnix® 7 Sapphire Solar. The Garmin fēnix® series has earned its reputation amongst athletes, both professional and amateur, as one of the best multi-sport smart watches money can buy. From...
  • The most unique running events to take on in 2022 (tried and tested)
    17 Jan 2022 / Gabriella Burden
    For many, running delivers a great sense of freedom as well as a sense of achievement, whether out for a casual bimble or crossing a finish line. Over the last few years, however, there have been fewer finish lines to cross due to running events being cancelled or postponed because of the pandemic. Now that 2022 is here, many runners are looking...
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    Why you need to try the anti-HIIT workout
    11 Jan 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The cardio benefits of HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) have made it the go-to solution for time-efficient training but is it always the right way to train? Polar ambassador Jack Hanrahan explains how the Anti-HIIT approach can help you to build strength and fitness. HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) is a great way for busy people to...
  • How to smash your 5k PB
    23 Dec 2021 / Gabriella Burden
    Do you ever feel as though you've plateaued with your running? You can comfortably run 5k but you want to get faster? Professional Triathlete, (unofficial) World Record Holder and Asics Ambassador Beth Potter shares her top tips to run your fastest ever 5k. How do I train to run a faster 5k? Interval Training What is interval running? Interval...