• Training guides
    9 ways to bounce back after your marathon
    01 May 2018
    The months of training have finally paid off. You've joined the elite ranks of runners and completed your marathon. Tired? Achey? Running 26.2 miles might make you feel like that. If it was easy everybody would do it right? We asked our resident Wiggle runners and the New Balance NB MCR team for their top recovery tips. You'll be back up...
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    5 reasons why warming up will improve your training
    23 Apr 2018
    Warming up effectively will help with injury prevention as well as overall performance. We asked Athlete Performance 's Health and Wellbeing expert Barbara Cox to tell us more. A 2006 study in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport concluded that correct warmup techniques could reduce the risk of injury (1). Research into warming up also...
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    How to Up Your Game with Cross-Training
    01 Aug 2017
    You know that feeling of loving your sport so much that you couldn’t imagine tearing yourself away from it? Well, that passion and energy may be holding you back. Cross-training is a great way to improve your fitness levels and overall performance in your sport, so you’ll be bigger, better and faster! If you spend too long in the...
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    Gym, Fitness and Nutrition Guides
    29 Jul 2017
    Arsene Wenger introducing broccoli. Lynn Swann taking ballet lessons. Michelle Smith lifting weights. Team Sky supercharging performance and nutrition measurement. Usain Bolt doing Pilate’s. Steve Nash's sleep routine. The history of improvements of performance in sports is paralleled by that of steps forward in nutrition, training...
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    The benefits of adding on-road running to your trail running training plan
    27 Jun 2016
    In this short guide, we take a look at the significant benefits of adding on-road runs to your training plan, if you are primarily a trail runner. These are some great insights from the experts at Salomon Running.
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    Salomon: How to run like an elite
    18 Dec 2015
    Salomon athlete Killian Jornet provides some excellent advice in this training guide. If you're slightly daunted by running your first ultra-marathon event, then read this guide and be inspired.
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    A guide to CrossFit
    28 Oct 2015
    Over the past few years, CrossFit has become a huge force in the sports industry. We have created this guide to help you with some of the most frequently asked questions around CrossFit.

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