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  • Reiki for runners

    Reiki for runners

    15th October 2019

    This healing therapy could well transform your running says Tina Chantrey Reiki is a complementary therapy that focuses on your life force energy; by boosting this you aid your body’s natural healing processes. This holistic therapy treats the ‘whole’ person,…

  • Get better at hill running

    Get better at hill running

    11th October 2019

    Adding hills to a running session can bring a whole new meaning to the word exhaustion. Why is it that hills cause some runners to get injured and others not? Matt Phillips investigates For some runners, hill running is a…

  • No pain no gain?

    No pain no gain?

    11th October 2019

    Are pain and discomfort holding you back? Sports psychologist Evie Serventi explains how to tell when it’s time to push yourself or when to ease back Everyone perceives (and feels) pain differently. We all have a choice in how we…

  • How to avoid injury

    How to avoid injury

    17th September 2019

    To help you train safely, healthy food retailer Muscle Food has compiled a guide on six of the most common injuries and how to avoid them. It’s no doubt that, alongside a healthy diet, physical exercise is the key to a…

  • Natural alternatives to HRT

    Natural alternatives to HRT

    27th August 2019

    Women’s health expert and nutritionist Dr Marilyn Glenville ( explains how natural remedies can help to help beat menopause symptoms Some women sail through the menopause, but others struggle with the transition, experiencing a whole host of unpleasant symptoms. From…

  • Five things you can do to beat burnout

    Five things you can do to beat burnout

    20th August 2019

    Feeling chronically exhausted? Take a different approach to wellness to put an end to stress and anxiety. Mental wellbeing is just as important as physical wellbeing, and the World Health Organization has even added burnout to the International Classification of…

  • The benefits of caffeine for exercise

    The benefits of caffeine for exercise

    6th August 2019

    Coffee has become the go-to ‘supplement’ of choice for cyclists but the benefits of caffeine aren’t restricted to those who ride – runners, climbers and endurance athletes at all levels can reap the rewards of the black stuff says Rob…

  • Boost recovery with mindfulness

    Boost recovery with mindfulness

    6th August 2019

    To get rid of pain, you need to involve your brain. Running Injury & Performance Specialist Matt Phillips reveals why… As runners, most of us have enjoyed the pain relief brought about by passive treatments such as massage, manipulation, stretching,…

  • Why take on a new challenge?

    Why take on a new challenge?

    2nd August 2019

    When it comes to pushing out of your comfort zone, sports psychologist Evie Serventi explains how to do it Stretching yourself out of your comfort zone can seem daunting when you first think about doing it. The mere thought of…

  • Tips on running marathons abroad

    Tips on running marathons abroad

    30th July 2019

    If you fancy challenging yourself in a new environment, then why not run a marathon abroad? Tina Muir reveals what to think about if you sign up for an overseas marathon There are some key points to consider as you…