UK Cycling Events For 2018

Yeovil Sportive (8th April) A relaxed road ride to ease you into the season. The Yeovil Sportive has three distance options – 63km, 90km and 169km – all of which are enjoyably flat, aside from...

19 Tips For London Marathon First-Timers

Taking on any marathon for the first time is tricky but the London Marathon is more daunting than most, with 40,000 other runners and huge crowds to negotiate before, during and after the...

What Is A Healthy Body Fat Percentage?

In the past men hit the weights room with the primary aim of bulking up, but today the main fitness goal of many is to “get lean” – namely to strip away the...

The Only Home Chest Workout You’re Ever Going to Need

When your burning fitness desire is to build a chest worthy of a 1980s cartoon character it’s natural to drift towards the bench press, but in truth it’s going to take a whole...

Yoga For Runners: Five Moves To Help You Recover After Long Runs

Most runners finish a training session knowing that doing some kind of stretching or recovery work is a wise move, but knowing something and actually doing it are very different things. It’s hard...

Try The 30-Day Squat Challenge To Shed Fat And Build Functional Muscle

If you really put your mind to it, the list of things you can achieve in a month is almost endless. You can get a working knowledge of a new language, or become...

The Best UK Running Events For 2018

Wolf Run Date for the diary: 7th-8th April, 28th-29th April, 2nd-3rd June, 1st-2nd September, 29th-30th Setpember and 3rd-4th November 2018 What is it? Wolf Runs are a combination of trail running and obstacle course races. Those...

Cardio workouts

Cardiovascular training involves any form of exercise that increases your heart rate in order to improve your body’s ability to use oxygen. While typically performed in a dedicated exercise setting such as a...

How To Cope Mentally When The Going Gets Tough In Your Marathon

If you’ve signed up to run a marathon, or really a race of any distance, you’re probably expecting to endure some kind of physical discomfort in the course of completing it, although hopefully...

Four Football Shooting Drills To Make You A Better Marksman

There are many ways to improve your game in training, but none of them are as fun as shooting drills. And that goes for you whatever your position is. Practising finishing might be...

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