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6 tips for dealing with sore muscles after running

It’s very common to have sore and stiff legs after running, especially if you’re a beginner runner and you’re just starting out on your running journey. Sore muscles after running is normally something you experience 24 to 48 hours after your run. You may also feel soreness and stiffness following other forms of exercise, such …

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Hydration and running performance: 4 key hydration tips for runners

We are all told about the importance of staying hydrated. After all, up to 60% of the human body is made up of water! But how does hydration affect running performance? In this blog I’d like to share some key hydration tips for runners.  Humans must consume a certain amount of water to survive. This …

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6 tips for successfully running with a chronic illness

Chronic illnesses like diabetes, Crohn’s disease and asthma can have a huge impact on your life. However, your diagnosis doesn’t mean you have to turn in your running shoes for good. There are many ways to keep successfully running with a chronic illness.  In 2018, I was diagnosed with endometriosis – a chronic illness that …

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The ultimate 30 day strength training plan for runners

Combining running and strength training is a great way to prevent common running injuries. It’s also essential to improve your running form, efficiency and performance.  If you’re new to strength training, then this 30 day strength training plan for runners is a simple and effective way to incorporate strength exercises into your exercise routine. Many …

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Morning stretches for runners: 6 simple moves every runner should do

A good morning routine can do wonders for your productivity and mental health. If you’re used to waking up and scrolling through Facebook or Instagram, then now is the time to try these morning stretches for runners to help you start your day the right way. Stretching is beneficial for runners as it aids recovery …

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7 essential running form drills for beginners to improve speed and endurance

Running forms drills are great for improving your speed and endurance as a runner. They strengthen key running muscles, and improve coordination, balance and agility. If you’ve never done running form drills before, you may be wondering what they are. The good news is there are plenty of running form drills for beginners to get …

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Neck and shoulder pain when running: 6 quick fixes

Neck and shoulder pain while running is more common than you think. It can often be attributed to poor form or too much tension in the neck and shoulder muscles.  Many runners experience neck and shoulder pain while running to varying degrees. Many beginner runners over the years have asked me: Why does my left …

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Strength training workouts for runners: 6 of the best workout routines

There’s no doubt that strength training workouts for runners should be an integral part of any training plan if you’re looking to become a stronger and faster runner. For many runners when they first start out, it’s all too tempting to forget about any form of exercise that isn’t running. Whilst this is fine to …

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