Following the news of a runner found critically ill in Harlow, Essex who is yet to be named, it seems a good time to┬áremind all runners to keep safe and ID yourselves. The story broke yesterday afternoon of an unidentified man found unconscious in the early hours of yesterday morning.… View Post

As we come closer to the depths of winter it’s time to start thinking about the right clothing and accessories to keep you comfortable and safe while out exercising. And if you’re running a spring marathon, you WILL be training during the cold spells. You’ll want to keep yourself warm,… View Post

I don’t know why I keep doing this to myself but it’s becoming somewhat of a habit of mine. Most runners, triathletes, or other sporting participants look to enter at least a couple of events every year; it helps to focus your training, it’s a good test of fitness, you… View Post

There aren’t many of us that go through a day without snacking. In fact, a study published in 2010 suggests that 97% of Americans incorporate snacking into their regular diet (research conducted in 2006). And with UK trends closely following that of the US it wouldn’t be surprising to learn… View Post

After exercise you may have stopped working, but your body hasn’t. Glycogen stores are replenished, and damaged muscle fibres begin to repair. Rest is when you actually become fitter and stronger, with your body working hard to adapt to the challenges placed upon it so it’s important to get post… View Post

It’s great to eat seasonal foods, not only because they are traditional for the time of year that they are grown, but because seasonal produce tastes better, it’s cheaper, and it’s better for the environment. It’s also great for our economy; if we all eat fruit and vegetables grown in… View Post