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holding runners knee

Runner’s knee – what is it and how can I treat it?

What is runner’s knee? As the name suggests, runner’s knee is one of, if not the most common injury experienced by runners. The injury is usually caused by repetitive strain on the knee joint as a re…
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holding knee in pain whilst walking

Knee pain when walking – causes and how to treat it

What are the symptoms of knee pain? Is your knee in pain whilst walking? The symptoms you might experience from knee pain can vary depending on the injury. Here are some of the most common knee injur…
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holding hip whilst walking

Hip pain when walking – causes and how to treat it

Walking, especially over long distances or periods of time, can cause strain on your hips, leading to pain in or around the joint. In this article we’ll take a closer look at some of the causes and sy…
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Runner holding calf in pain

Calf pain when walking – causes and how to treat it

A common complaint amongst walkers is calf pain. Walking or running, especially over long distances or periods of time, can lead to pain in the lower leg. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at…
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What is the average cycling speed

What Is The Average Cycling Speed?

Cycling Conditions The environment you are cycling in has a big impact on your average speed. Your speed in a hilly environment will differ to a flat, smooth surface. If you’re whizzing downhill you’…
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How long does it take to walk a mile

How long does it take to walk a mile?

How long is a mile? A mile is equal to 1609.34 meters - now this may make no sense to you if you don’t understand measurements and distance (don’t worry I’m with you on that one!), so to put it simpl…
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How to run a marathon faster

How to run a marathon faster

Do some practice races When we say do some practice races, we’re not talking about completing marathons but rather signing up to a few shorter races like 5k, 10k or even half marathon events to prepa…
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Runners racing in a half marathon

Top half marathon running tips

To help you get to grips with a half marathon, and run your best race yet, we’ve put together our top 10 tips for training and running a half. Pace yourself It might seem like a good idea to sprint…
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Runners taking part in a marathon

Top Marathon Running Tips

With this in mind we’ve put together our top ten tips to help you prepare for your marathon, so whether your about to run your first or your 10th marathon, read on! Don’t worry about your time This…
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People running on the beach at the Island races middle distance triathlon

The Islander Video

Kicking off with blackwater swim of nearly 2km, challengers will then endure a 90km cycle around quaint Essex back roads. The final leg, a 21km run, is one complete lap of the island. While this cour…
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Riders taking part at the Nightrider - Bristol bike event

Nightrider Bristol Video

There’s a 50km and a 100km route available depending on how much of a challenge you’re after – who said summer has to be relaxing? This course boasts a central start, breaks and full support to get y…
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in the water at the Water Wipeout 10k muddy run in Nottingham

Water Wipeout Video

This tough trail will push your mind and body to the max! Crossing that finish line knowing you’ve tested your limits and come out the other side is a feeling like no other – plus, you’ll have really …