The Mental Health Benefits of Running

It’s well known that exercise is good for our overall mental and physical health. There’s several personal testimonies out there from people sharing how running’s helped them manage their depression, anxiety, or addiction difficulties. Frequent running is my main way of managing life stress and I notice a difference when I can’t run. More recently,

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Brooks Ravenna 10 Review

Buying a new pair of running shoes always feels like a treat. It comes with the dilemma of whether to buy an updated version of what you already have, or to explore what other brands have to offer. I was quite happy with my most recent pair of road running shoes but when I asked

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How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Running

Mindfulness is widely regarded as a helpful method for maintaining emotional wellbeing and managing difficulties such as depression and anxiety. It’s gradually made its mark in running circles too. Athletes of all abilities are implementing mindfulness to boost their motivation and performance. Mindfulness is all about being focussed and authentically engaged in the present rather

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How To Return to Running After Injury With Confidence

Returning to running following a long break comes with excitement (I hope), promise, and the knowledge that your fitness has probably declined somewhat. This means there’s work to do, especially if you have races and certain distances to aim for.  While it’s tempting to try and slot back into where you left off and increase

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5 Rules For Running In The Dark

Running in the dark can be exciting and thrilling but can also come with some potential precarious feelings and heightened vulnerability. With the winter upon us, days are shorter and it’s not always possible to run in daylight hours. Some races take place around the clock and we may need to practice running in the

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