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Energy Gels for Running – Easy Explanation and Comparison

Reading Time: 7 minutes In less than 6 weeks, I am planning to be at the starting line of the Chicago Marathon and in 10 weeks, the New York Marathon. This month will be peak mileage which means that fuelling will play a key role to ensure spot-on training sessions and fast recovery for the next workout. In the past, I have tried multiple energy gels but they were all recommendations from my running community without a first hand research. Now that I am about to buy gels in bulk for this racing season (and I’ve got more conscious about what I consume), I …

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Common running injuries for beginners

Outrunning Injury: 8 Beginner Running Injuries and How to Prevent/ Recover

Reading Time: 7 minutes If you’re a beginner runner, it’s important to be aware of the common injuries that can occur during training. In this blog post, we will cover the most common beginner running injuries – from runner’s knee to IT band syndrome. We will also try and cover ways to prevent and recover. 1. Runner’s Knee Runner’s knee, also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, is a common running injury that is characterised by a dull, achy pain underneath the kneecap. This type of pain can occur during a run or after a hard workout, and it may worsen with activity or in …

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What Is Your “Happy Run”? Mine is 3 + 6 + 7 + 9!

Reading Time: 7 minutes Running is one activity that has been a constant part of my life for the last 4 years. Through running I meet new people, visit new places, and most importantly it boosts my overall confidence and keeps my mind in control. Through this post, my intention is not to talk about the benefits of running. It’s the next stage – once you do understand the benefits and have made running a part of your lifestyle, what about it makes you happy? The topic is incomplete without a mention of runner’s high i.e. the sense of euphoria (sense of extreme joy …

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