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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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    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...
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    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...
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    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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    Under Armour HOVR Machina can make you a better runner. Here's how.
    05 Feb 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    With the Nike Vapourfly sparking controversy even in the mainstream press, cutting-edge developments in running shoe tech are becoming almost as high-profile as the athletes themselves. Under Armour is a relative newcomer to the race, but they think their innovative HOVR™ Machina could give you an almost unfair advantage, whether you're...
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    How running your first marathon could make you four years younger
    08 Jan 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Training and competing for your first marathon makes you four years younger, a major study has found. The research, funded by the British Heart Foundation, followed 138 first-time marathon completers and found their average ‘arterial age’ and blood pressure measurements dropped to those of people four years their junior. Speaking about...
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    Ten tips for your last minute race prep
    03 Oct 2019
    So your big race is approaching? You’re probably a mix of excitement and nerves. We asked Asics Frontrunner Becca Burns for her top tips to help that last minute race prep feel a bit less daunting Sleep, nutrition, hydration and rest The hard work has been done in your training. Now it's time to ease up, eat well, stay hydrated and get...
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    The power of having a training partner
    16 Sep 2019
    If you're gearing up to a big running event like a marathon, half marathon or 10K, finding a training partner can keep you both on the straight and narrow and make training more fun. Asics Frontrunner Curtis Broadhead explains more. Sure, every now and again you can just head out on your planned training session and be satisfied that by the...
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    9 effective ways to improve your running technique
    15 Aug 2019
    We all know that running has a high impact on the body, but did you know that you can mitigate that impact with correct technique? We asked HOKA ONE ONE for their top tips. We get taught to swim at a young age, but rarely do we have running lessons. Sound technique, however, can be just as important in running as it is in swimming, if not more so...
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    Meet Wiggle Ambassador Dani Rowe
    06 May 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Wiggle is delighted to be supporting former professional cyclist Dani Rowe née King as her Official Sports Retail Partner. Dani’s impressive palmarès includes Olympic Gold at the 2012 London games in the Team Pursuit, as well as three World Championship titles in the same discipline. On the road, she raced for the Wiggle HIGH5 (formerly...

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