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Running with Your Dog: The Ultimate Guide

Running with Your Dog: The Ultimate Guide

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.
How to Keep Fit & Healthy on Holiday

How to Keep Fit & Healthy on Holiday

Holiday exercise doesn’t have to be a chore and we’ve put together a few tips to try to help you maintain a healthy balance, without being a killjoy…
Off the Beaten Track: US Trail Runs

Off the Beaten Track: US Trail Runs

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.
Night tribes: London’s street skaters

Night tribes: London’s street skaters

Every Wednesday evening in summer, a tribe of street skaters takes to London’s streets for the pure joy of their sport. We went to meet them and find out what street skating involves.
Keeping hydrated – why water matters

Keeping hydrated – why water matters

With so many of our bodily functions relying on water, it’s important to make sure you’re drinking enough and replenishing what you lose during exercise.
Marvellous night for a MoonWalk

Marvellous night for a MoonWalk

Thousands of people will take to the streets of London this May for the 20th MoonWalk London. Find out how this iconic charity event started and check our tips for first timers.
My cycling life: good times in the Badlands

My cycling life: good times in the Badlands

In the first of a new series where we ask running/cycling/outdoor lovers to share a bit about their passion, we talk to US writer Colin Kapelovitz about biking in his beloved North Dakotan Badlands.
Choosing your backpack

Choosing your backpack

Many of us rely on our backpack to carry crucial supplies while out exercising or commuting. But what should you look for when choosing one? Check out our handy guide.
Idea Behind the Gear: Proviz Cycling Jacket

Idea Behind the Gear: Proviz Cycling Jacket

Ever wondered what it takes to create a Proviz cycling jacket? Co-founder Rupert Langly-Smith talks to Invision about materials, technology and staying ahead of the competition
Why Carbohydrates Matter

Why Carbohydrates Matter

Carbohydrates often get a bad rap for being at best, bloating and, at worst, fattening, so we take a look at some of the reasons why this food group is, in fact, vital to a balanced diet.
The BMX speed queens

The BMX speed queens

To celebrate International Women’s Day we talk to US BMX Olympian and Red Bull-sponsored Jill Kintner about her ongoing passion for the sport and the rise in female participation.
Night Skiing in North America

Night Skiing in North America

Night skiing is an increasingly popular choice for powder fans, so we take a look at the sport’s history and find out where to go in the US for the best sundowner slopes.
New Fitness Trends 2017

New Fitness Trends 2017

The new year is always a great time to give your fitness routine a bit of a boost, so we’ve checked out the latest fitness trends heading to a gym near you.
Freestyle, Telemark, which type of skier are you?

Freestyle, Telemark, which type of skier are you?

Ever fancied trying a different type of skiing? Or, perhaps this is your first time on the slopes and you want to know what to expect? We’ve got you covered in our Proviz ski style guide
Exercise buddies or running solo?

Exercise buddies or running solo?

Do you prefer the solitude of the road? Or, perhaps you need company to get you moving? We take a look at the benefits of exercising on your own and with a partner.
Beat the January blues

Beat the January blues

It's a tough month. But, there are simple things we can do to boost our mood, starting with a better understanding the role diet and exercise has on our brain
Starting a fitness regime from scratch

Starting a fitness regime from scratch

It’s that time of the year where we love to set new health goals and challenges. But how do you make sure they’re sustainable? Check out our tips to get you started.
Best Winter Walks for Boxing Day

Best Winter Walks for Boxing Day

For many of us, it’s Boxing Day tradition to escape the house and walk off a bit of turkey and Christmas pud. To help, here’s our pick of the best British walks this festive season.
Do we Need Sugar at all?

Do we Need Sugar at all?

As a nation, we’ve had it drummed into us that we eat far too much sugar. But, as with fat, the truth isn’t nearly as straightforward as the headlines would suggest.
The Provizmas Gift Guide

The Provizmas Gift Guide

Make it a very happy Provizmas this year with our first ever Chirstmas gift guide designed to help you find the perfect presents for the active people in your life.
Ski Season Training Tips

Ski Season Training Tips

Whether you’re a seasoned skier or snowboarder, or about to take to the slopes for the first time, it’s never too early to get yourself into training.
Good v bad fat and why we need it

Good v bad fat and why we need it

Fat…it’s become a bit of a dirty word over the past two decades. But why is that and why is it time to rethink our relationship with this crucial nutrient?
It’s dark now – stay safe, be seen

It’s dark now – stay safe, be seen

It’s that time of year again: the clocks have gone back. That means we need to up the ante on safety and visibility while exercising.
Keep well this winter

Keep well this winter

Autumn has arrived rather quickly this year, which means more colds, coughs and other illnesses. But why do we tend to get more bugs in winter and how can we prevent them?
Fantastic Follies

Fantastic Follies

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
How to Train During Winter

How to Train During Winter

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
What Makes High Performance Clothing

What Makes High Performance Clothing

Performance doesn’t just come down to personal ability. If you have the wrong equipment and the wrong clothes, you may find yourself going slower and exerting more energy
Exercising on a Budget

Exercising on a Budget

Exercising can not only seem like hard work, it can also cost a surprising amount. Think about gym fees, personal training costs, equipment costs and travel to and from your location of choice
5 Summer Fitness Fads

5 Summer Fitness Fads

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
4 Health Benefits of Exercising Outside

4 Health Benefits of Exercising Outside

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
Proviz - How it started

Proviz - How it started

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
Interesting Facts About Hi Viz Sportswear

Interesting Facts About Hi Viz Sportswear

Interesting Facts About Hi Viz Sportswear