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    5 ways to conquer your first half marathon
    13 Aug 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    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 a significant step up from 10km, but it’s achievable even for those of us who need to fit training in with a busy...
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    Win the whole X-Functional Training Range from Reflex
    27 Mar 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED Cross-functional training challenges us on so many levels. Activities like HIIT training, circuit training, boxing, plyometrics and CrossFit put pressure on the cardiovascular and muscular system in terms of both power and endurance. It can be a mental as well as a physical battle at times, but it's always worth...
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    8 ways to make sure your next marathon is a success
    26 Mar 2019
    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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    Win a place at adidas City Run Fulham 10K
    08 Feb 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Whether you're a beginner or a lifelong runner, running a 10K is a great challenge. It's an achievable next step up from 5K and for more experienced runners it's a good distance to benchmark your fitness. The adidas City Runs series is a unique opportunity to run on closed roads through the capital. The first in the series of four...
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    12 weeks to a faster 10K with Adidas' expert training plans
    15 Jan 2018 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Running a 10K or thinking of getting started? Adidas has produced a series of bespoke training plans, ranging from beginner to expert, to help you break that 10K barrier in just 12 weeks.
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    Boost your protein intake to tackle that marathon
    06 Nov 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Emma Barraclough, the Product Development Manager at For Goodness Shakes , explains how having a well-planned approach to your nutrition will help to give you the confidence that you can tackle the marathon. The pre-Christmas period is a great time to steadily build a base for marathon training whilst the weather is still reasonably good, and the...
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    Team Wiggle do the Great South Run
    26 Oct 2017 / Nassrin Chamanian
    With 10 mostly flat miles through Portsmouth, taking in the historic dockyard and the bracing seafront, the Great South Run is a highlight in the South Coast running calendar. Over 20,000 runners take part every year including many of our Team Wiggle runners since it's right on our doorstep. This year the event was sponsored by 2XU who kitted...
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    Rotor INpower crankset
    27 Mar 2017 / Tim Wiggins
    The Rotor INpower 3D+ MAS power meter is a crank-based powermeter, with the electronics and strain gauge housed in the left-hand crank arm and crank spindle. I fitted the unit to my Kona Private Jake cyclocross bike , and have been battering and beating it with British weather for the last three months of racing and training. It is holding up well...
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    ORS Hydration Tablets
    17 Aug 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    People underestimate the importance of hydration. It is more important than carbon wheels; more important than aero helmets; hell, it's probably also more important than your Garmin. Hydration is a performance dictator. Even a one percent loss of water weight, has the potential to seriously reduce how hard, and how fast, you can ride or run...
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    picture of Christina and friends with their road bikes
    27 May 2015 / Christina Lindquist
    Over the Easter Break, I headed out to the Loire Valley in France for a training weekend with a few of the other guys training for IM Zurich, we were lucky enough to stay with some friends in their holiday apartments.

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