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Train

Prehab
Home-Based Prehab To Be A Better Runner

All of these exercises can be done at home with minimal equipment - you'll see the benefits when it's time to get back to training for your event.

General Training
So Your Plans Have Changed – What Now?

If you've had a change of plans in your running schedule, we’ve got some tips for you so that all of your hard work does not go to waste.

General Training
Five Ways To Run In The Sun

Longer nights, mixing it up, new gear and tackling the trails - running in the summer is guaranteed to be a great time

Motivation & Psychology
Setting Goals? Stay Motivated With These Tips

Tips to help you ride the motivation wave

Prehab
Why Warming Up And Cooling Down Is Vital

Warming up and cooling down are essential to ensure your body is ready to run and recovers well. Here, physiotherapist Paul Hobrough explains how it should be done correctly.

General Training
Don’T Snooze? You Lose!

Sleep is an often overlooked but vital component of athletics performance, as Professor John Brewer explains

Rehab
Post-Run Stretching At Home

During training you should remember to stretch regularly, especially after your long run. Stretching after a run, when your muscles are warmed up will help improve your flexibility

General Training
Brummie In A Hurry? Check Out These City Running Routes

Short running routes around Birmingham to get you going when time is limited.

General Training
Choosing A Bristol Running Club

With Great Bristol Half Marathon approaching, could joining a running club help with your pace?

General Training
10 Best Places To Run In Birmingham

Looking for new training routes whilst out running in Brum? Here are Johnny Cullen's handpicked locations to inspire you.

Nutrition & Hydration
Pump Up The Protein

Kate Percy, author of Go Faster Food, gives us the lowdown on top protein sources

Great Run
Solo

Great Run Solo virtual running challenges are designed to keep you moving, push you further, and to help you train for your next Great Run event. Choose your challenge today.

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