5 Tips for Beginners

This is an article I wrote for Woman's Way recently  1. Start slow To make it more pleasant for yourself and to reduce your risk of injuries, start with run/walk method, go slowly and don't run more than 3 times a week with rest days in between. Don’t worry about your...

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How to look good while running: make up

This is a guest post by the beauty loving gym bunny Sinead who is one half of the very popular beauty blog Viva Adonis   Exercising can be hard at the best of times. It hurts, it's graceless, it can be downright embarrassing. I don't usually recommend wearing...

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Three Common Mistakes Beginners Make

  This is a guest post I originally wrote for ooyoosports.com Making a major lifestyle change, however positive, is never easy and unfortunately many people will go back to their old ways sooner or later.  Here are some common mistakes beginners make and how to...

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Bet you thought you know how to tie your shoelaces…

I know I did but after watching this excellent clip from Rob at Runworx, I realised I didn't have a clue. I can't wait to try this. Rob says tying your laces in this way can help with several common runners' injuries like IT band syndrome. Have a look and try it...

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Why I run: Rachel Collins

When did you start running? Sporadically in 2004 but “properly” in 2008. How often do you run, and how far? When I’m training for a race I try to get in at least three to four runs a week. Distances vary – at the moment my “long runs” are getting longer in the lead up...

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Dressing for Running in Winter weather

This is a guest post by Aisling Coppinger of Runworx. Aisling is a keen runner and currently runs around 80k/week, whatever the weather. * * * * * For me the key to Winter training is layering. I hate to be too warm but it’s no fun to be too cold in this weather...

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What's your excuse?

            1. I hate running You're not the only one. A lot of people hate even the thought of running. Many people have tried running and given up after couple of weeks because they hate it and/or develop injuries. This is because they...

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10 Good Reasons to Run

              It'll make you happy! Running is proven to be an effective anti-depressant and there's nothing like fresh air to make you feel good. Running is the best way to burn calories - you are guaranteed to lose weight! Running...

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