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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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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How To Run Downhill With Confidence

If you’re a runner and you check things out online, I guess there’s a chance you’ve seen the wonderful Inov8 video showing runners hammering a downhill section of a fell race. I find it exciting to watch, and a little dangerous. It takes confidence and practice to run freely downhill without feeling like you’re going to

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5 Mental Strength Strategies For Runners

Deciding to enter a race is quite a big deal. Whether it’s a couch to 5k or a 100 miler, having the mental strength to get you to the finish line is essential. If you’re sensible you would’ve trained well making sure your body can handle the distance. It doesn’t end there though; you need

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Lessons Learnt From Running*

*So Far Aside from my ongoing sciatic twinges, I’m delighted with how my running has developed over the last 12 months. I’ve enjoyed regular running and have completed some cracking races. Running in recent years has been a fulfilling experience and along the way I’ve learnt a few lessons about what works for me.  Faster

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