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    How to keep your running fitness and motivation all year round
    17 May 2016
    What happens when you've run your marathon, finished your event, or achieved your season goal? How do you keep up that running fitness and motivation all year round? In this guide, our Run Marketing Manager reveals some 'Top Tips' for year-round motivation!
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    How to avoid gastrointestinal problems during races
    21 Apr 2016
    In this guide, nutritional experts from PowerBar tell us how to avoid stomach problems during races. GI (gastrointestinal) problems are common for marathon runners, long distance cyclists and triathletes; but there are ways to reduce GI, or elimitate it, with the correct nutrition approach. We find out more...
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    Simple kinesiology tape applications, for running and cycling
    08 Apr 2016 / Tom Heyes
    A lot of folks involved in kinesiology taping will tell you that tape should only be applied by a super-special, highly-trained, Jedi tape ninja... (actual title may vary). They discourage athletes from attempting to self-tape. However, Paul Coker - a physiotherapist, tape instructor, and RockTape director doesn't fully agree; so here is his advice on how to get started yourself!
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    image of man trail running
    23 Jun 2015
    Trail running has something for everybody, whether you like to run short or long distances, stay on the flat or head up hills. You go as far as you want, too – even race distances range from 3K to 100K. We’ve teamed up with the pros at Gore Running Wear to offer some tips on how to get started.
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    image of runner flexing their foot
    18 Jun 2015
    Wiggle's Sara Bailey demonstrates how a simple wet foot test can tell you a great deal about your foot type. By learning more about whether you have flat or high arches, you shall be better equipped when deciding what running shoe is best suited for your foot,
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    parkrun: from beginners to Olympians...
    18 May 2015
    What is parkrun? parkrun is a community event that offers free, weekly, timed runs that are open to all ages and all abilities. These runs take place on every weekend – come rain or shine, summer or winter. parkrun offers 5KM runs for everyone on Saturdays and 2 KM runs for juniors on Sundays. It is completely free parkrun isn’t about...