British interest in triathlon as a discipline has rocketed in recent years, thanks, in no small part, to the success of the Brownlee brothers. Now, a brand new type of event looks set to capitalise on that popularity and do for triathlon what Twenty20 did for cricket.
If pavement pounding isn’t your thing, running with your canine companion can make the whole experience seem less like a chore and more like an enjoyable activity. So, where do you start? We talked to a couple of runners and their dogs for some advice.
Caffeine. It wakes you up and can enhance athletic performance, but it can also stop you sleeping; it’s addictive but legal. So is it good for us, or bad? What does it really do to our bodies and can it be useful in an exercise regime?
Running is a relatively low-maintenance sport, but with a disproportionate number of products on the market it can be hard to know where to start. Whether you’re new to running or a seasoned pro, allow us to help…
In the latest in our 'My Running Life' series we talk to Matt Crawford; regular marathon runner, keen duathlete and triathlete who was spurred on by a late diagnosis of Type I diabetes in his early twenties.
With an incredible 143% rise in US races in the past decade, trail running has never been more popular, or easy to get into. We take a look at what it involves, share some tips and some trails we’d love to try.
Last week we spoke to mindfulness teacher and ITV’s Sugar Free Farm mindfulness coach Frances Trussell about mindful exercise for long-distance running. In the second part of her interview Frances explores how to incorporate mindfulness into a daily routine.
With the London Marathon just around the corner, we talk to mindfulness coach Frances Trussell about how this ancient practice can help you get the most out of those last training sessions and on the day itself.
We’ve all felt it – that little niggle in the ankle or slight strain in the calf as we’re halfway through a run. It can be deeply frustrating, particularly for new runners who find that their bodies aren’t keeping pace with their enthusiasm
Training and exercising in winter is tough, even for the most motivated among us. But as the temperature drops, the days get shorter, and the food gets more ‘comforting’, it’s still important to remain active
When the temperature drops and the nights draw in it can be hard to find the motivation to head out on the trails. But, although mud, rain and snow might make staying in by the fire or hitting the treadmill at the gym sound like better options, winter conditions can make for great running too
Every Summer, the Proviz team likes to make a record of the latest and best fitness exercises taking the world by storm. This is because mixing up your workout routine is a great way to keep pushing the body and stay healthy without getting bored
As the temperature starts to rise, although very slowly, the prospect of running outside starts to look a little more tempting. Now is the perfect time to dust off your running shoes and get ready to head back out there
In keeping with the weather (which, in the UK, where we’re writing from, is nearly as cool as these running achievements), we’ve been looking around the internet to bring you what we think are the coolest running achievements of all time