Illness strikes

Illness strikes

JUST when I was starting to feel fitter and finally make some progress with my running, I’m out. On Thursday I ended up in hospital, hooked up to a nebuliser, struggling to breathe. My day had started well. I did…

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How to improve your running cadence

How to improve your running cadence

RUNNING cadence is the number of times your foot strikes the ground every minute but why is it important and how can you improve yours? Find out here. For runners, the magic number for cadence is 180, a figure identified…

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How to improve your running technique

How to improve your running technique

A GOOD running technique can improve your performance, help you run more efficiently and reduce the risk of injury. But what does good technique look like? And how can you improve your running technique? Here are some tips to help.…

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Healthy quiche

Healthy quiche

IT’S healthy eating week (10-14 June) so why not try this healthy quiche? It’s low in fat, full of vegetables and is perfect for a packed lunch or evening meal. The great thing about this recipe is that you can…

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How and why you should warm up before a run

How and why you should warm up …

WARMING up and cooling down are essential parts of training. While a good warm up gets your mind and body ready for exercise, the cool down will help with the recovery process. Together they’ll help you to get the most…

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