As an ex-international runner, who competed at international level, Shaun first started offering personal coaching for clients back in 2011. The desire to help other runners who were struggling to improve their technique and make it a part of their routine came from being “a big believer in the power of running".
Getting enough sleep is crucial for our health and wellbeing and it is recommended that as adults we get at least seven hours of shut-eye every night. Blue light from your phone can affect your sleeping patterns, but if you’re careful there are ways in which using your phone might actually aid your sleep.
At Proviz we’re always looking for new ways to improve our gear based on customer feedback and the latest trends, which is why we are really excited to introduce our brand new Sportive range, designed for the road cyclist whether it's for casual rides or for racing.
Have you ever felt like you’re not always quite in charge of your reactions and emotions? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve come into contact with your ‘chimp’ – the prehistoric, limbic part of your brain primed to protect you from danger. We talk to Dr Anna Waters to see how we can befriend our chimp and manage uncertainty.
Should you snack before, during or after exercise? For a lot of us this questions leads to a dozen others – will it make me feel sick? Will I feel faint if I don’t? Will it help my endurance? The answer isn’t black and white as we're all different, so we asked resident Proviz nutritionist Issy Lowndes for her advice.
There are some really exciting hiking opportunities that are better in the winter, either because the terrain and conditions are more challenging or the views more expansive. And, let’s face it, there is nothing quite as picturesque as a snowy landscape when the winter light can make your photos look spectacular.
Taking place at National Trust locations all over the country, these night-time trail runs cater for all ages and abilities and are split between two difficulty levels. Events which are not about the time in which you finish, but the enjoyment of mass-participation in the great British outdoors.
2018 is the year for thinking big and we’ve got just the thing for you: our pick of the seven most extreme endurance challenges – all set in different corners of the globe and certainly not for the faint-hearted.
With Christmas less than a week away, this is the time when many of us start to panic shop. Maybe you forgot someone or you’re still pondering what to buy that hard-to-please friends. Don’t worry – we can help! Check out our 2017 best sellers for a little last minute inspiration.
One thing we don’t tend to associate with Christmas is being healthy! So, we asked nutritional therapist Issy Lowndes for her tips to help keep you healthy, or at the very least to avoid starting January on the back foot.
Instead of battling the festive masses, let Proviz take the stress out of the planning with our annual Christmas gift guide for the runners, cyclists, active and outdoor-loving friends and family in your life.
With hundreds of great spooky fun runs around the UK, Halloween is a great excuse for getting some fun exercise into your Autumn schedule. And the bonus is? Most are in aid of charity. Here are a few we’d like to, ahem, sink our teeth into…
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.
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.
Ever been on a walk and stumbled across a tower in the middle of nowhere and wondered why on earth it’s there in the first place? If the answer is yes, then the chances are you’ve come face-to-face with one of the thousands of structures dotted around the place known as a folly
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
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
We all know winter can be a very gloomy time, with the sun rising and setting before you’ve had time to blink. But now that its summer, it’s finally your chance to get out in the sunshine and get some much needed exercise
A lot of people ask us, how did you come up with the idea of Proviz? It was interesting to look through some archives last week and see some of the photos that the founder took on his bike each morning to show people improvising with their current clothing and accessories to make themselves safer and more visible to other road user