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    Training in the winter months; how to stay motivated
    09 Dec 2020
    During the colder months, it might seem tempting to stay inside by the radiator instead of braving the winter weather! Here are HIGH5’s top tips for keeping up the motivation when it seems like the season is against us. Despite plummeting temperatures and shorter daylight hours, there are numerous benefits to training throughout the winter...
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    Why a sports bra is the number one piece of kit for active women
    01 Dec 2020 / 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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    Go Big! The best deals at Wiggle right now: week 3
    17 Nov 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Wiggle's massive Black Friday 2020 deals continue for another week and we've got some amazing offers to share with you. We may be in the third week but there are still fantastic savings on the top brands in cycling, running, triathlon and adventure. There's so much to choose from on-site that we thought you'd appreciate a round-up...
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    How to prepare for a virtual marathon
    16 Sep 2020
    With the Virgin Money London Marathon moving virtually this year along with many others, it’s important to think about how this affects race preparation and running. HIGH5 share their secrets for success. From creating your own rules and route to inviting family and friends along for support, running a virtual marathon has its advantages...
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    WIN a pair of Zone3 Lightweight Phantom Run Shorts
    02 Sep 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO STEVE DODDS AND JIM LATIMER. Don't let anything weigh you down on your next run. We're giving you the chance to WIN a pair of Zone3 Lightweight Phantom Run Shorts . Leading triathlon brand Zone3 have an obsession with speed. Whether you're a triathlete or a full-time runner, the Zone3...
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    What's new on Garmin's top new multisport watches?
    07 Jul 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Which Garmin watch is best for your active lifestyle? Whether you run, swim, bike, climb, or you do a bit of everything, there's a Garmin watch that can help you track and improve your performance. Now updated to harness the power of the sun, the latest Garmin Fenix and Instinct watches will keep going as long as you do. Garmin fēnix® 6...
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    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...
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    Strava removes leaderboards and route planning for free users.
    19 May 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The popular social fitness-tracking app Strava has announced that some key features will disappear for users of the free service, as it moves focus to the subscription service. In an email to subscribers, Strava founders Mark Gainey and Michael Horvath stated that, following a period of reflection, they would be ‘leading the company with a...
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    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...
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    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...

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