Ask the experts

  • 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 (marilynglenville.com) 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…

  • 10 minutes with Olympian Jo Pavey

    10 minutes with Olympian Jo Pavey

    30th July 2019

    Crowned European 10,000m Champion less than 10 months after having her second child at the age of 40, Olympian Jo Pavey has learned that being adaptable and flexible has given her the edge – and now she’s setting the bar…

  • Why you need a training plan

    Why you need a training plan

    27th July 2019

    Running injury and performance specialist Matt Phillips looks at how to change training habits to progress and stay injury free. Achieving a new PB can bring an emotional high like no other but chasing it too enthusiastically can all too…

  • Managing the work/life balance

    Managing the work/life balance

    26th July 2019

    Athlete Ben Price talks about how he finds the time and inclination to train as a busy father and full-time employee As an athlete, how often are you asked by colleagues, friends or family, ‘How do you do it? How…