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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, but 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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Top 6 female running and fitness bloggers to follow in 2021

There are so many inspiring female running and fitness bloggers out there that I thought it was about time I wrote a post to share my love for them. The Guardian newspaper recently reported that women are behind the huge increase in running and cycling in 2020. This is fantastic news for all the women …

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5 practicable tips to keep your running motivation during the pandemic

With face masks, social distancing, cancelled races and no Parkrun, it can be hard to keep your running motivation during the pandemic as we get used to the ‘new normal’.  If you’re struggling to keep your running motivation during the pandemic, then take solace in the fact that you’re not alone. Many runners will tell …

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How to start running again during lockdown

If you’re thinking of starting running again, then running during lockdown just might be the perfect time to start. But you may be wondering how to start running again in today’s climate. While gyms and fitness studios are closed across the world, outdoor sports like running have seen a surge in popularity as people try to …

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How to get better at running without actually running 

You may be wondering how to get better at running without pounding the pavement every week. One of the best ways to get better at running is, well, to run. However, without running there are ways to improve your strength and performance through other means such as strength training and cross training.  When I first …

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Benefits of foam rolling: How to foam roll properly as a runner

There are so many benefits of foam rolling, especially for runners who regularly experience tight or sore muscles after a long run. But how do you foam roll properly? Many runners think foam rolling is just for injured muscle rehab. This is a common mistake and one that could be holding you back. Foam rolling …

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Home workouts for runners: Exercises you can do in your living room 

No access to the gym? If you’re stuck at home but would like to keep up with your strength training routine, the good news is there are many exercises you can do in your living room.  Running is so much more than just running. In order to become a better runner, run faster and stronger …

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Indoor running: 4 of the best treadmill workouts for runners

The treadmill is one of the most popular pieces of home exercise equipment as it provides a simple and efficient aerobic workout. The treadmill is also one of the best ways to burn calories compared to other pieces of home gym equipment like the exercise bike. The good news is there are a ton of …

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