General Training

General Training
How to Improve Your Running Posture

Want to improve your running posture? Here is our handy guide from physiotherapist and runner Jenny Blizard

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Six smart steps to healthy joints

Physiotherapist Jenny Blizzard's advice on joint preparation and how to maintain good joint health.

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Six Foods Every Runner Should Eat

Forget expensive supplements and shakes. The best sports nutrition products are right under your nose.

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3 Inner-City Manchester Training Routes

Inner-city training runs to keep your Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run training on track.

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Common Running Injuries – and how to handle them

Shin splints have been causing problems for runners of all abilities for many years now. Here, physiotherapist Paul Noble talks us through how he successfully got one runner back to full fitness.

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Make The Most Of The Shortest Day Of The Year

Here are 6 tips to get you out of the house and running in the dark despite it being the shortest day of the year

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10 Things You Might Not Have Known About A Marathon

Here are ten facts about the 26.2mile event that you might not know!

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Running up that hill

To many hills are the enemy, they’re a hindrance, standing in the way of fast times, a burden to be endured, a muscle-sapping, lung-bursting experience

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Why Does Speedwork Work?

Now you’re a runner, there may be a chance you have started to fall a little bit in love with the sport.

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Give cross training a go

Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned marathoner, not all your physical activity has to be running.

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What To Eat Before A Run

Don’t let hungry thoughts eat into your run!

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