Just starting to run
October 29, 2010
Runners are about to suffer from a new condition. Ostrich Envy is likely to spread now a study just published has found why ostriches burn less calories than humans while running.
October 22, 2010
Harvard Med Student, Benjamin Rapoport, has proposed a Marathon Formula to predict calories required for your race pace.
April 29, 2010
Once again I’ve returned to running after a long break. This time regular running was interrupted by a couple of months of feeling run down followed by a trip to hospital with severe chest pain and a suspected pulmonary embolism.
February 25, 2010
A couple of months ago the battery died on my cheap, old stopwatch. I went to use the HRM instead and found that dead too. So I went for an easy run without a watch and it felt really strange, like something was missing.
January 1, 2010
My lack of aerobic fitness was a real shock when I went for the first run after a couple of months break due to illness. My progress and been OK up to that point and I’d enjoyed including anaerobic exercise in the form of running intervals and gym work, which seemed to really help my […]
December 24, 2009
While many people start running as a New Years resolution Beth Risdon explains how the Winter Solstice is an ideal time to set running goals for the New Year. She also points out that Northern Hemisphere runners can now look forward to longer daylight hours!
March 18, 2016
It may be embarrassing, but how many runners haven’t suffered from a touch of monkey butt now and again? Even if you managed to escape that then you’ve probably endured the irritation of running induced chaffing or sweat rash.
April 3, 2009
After a couple of months and a few miles I’m happy with a pair of Adidas Supernova Sequence. They’re quite a narrow fit which suit my feet and wore in nicely after a week or two. Although the firmness under the arch was a bit strange at first it seems to have softened up now […]
March 6, 2009
Now that’s not only good news but a useful motivator on those days I just can’t get going. According to a study from Uppsala University published in the BMJ, men in their 50’s who increase their amount of exercise live up to 2.5 years longer than those that remain sedentary.
March 2, 2009
It’s been a while since I bought a pair of running shoes so I was looking forward to seeing what was new for overpronators. As I’ve been happy with a hefty pair of Brooks motion control shoes for some time now, their latest models were top of my list to try out.