What we have been asked about this week/Training specific suggestions
Do you remember the first race you ran? Probably not, and you no doubt take for granted the experience of turning up, registering, dropping bags, and all the while trying not to panic too much about what you have to do. For those of you embarking on your first races, here are 9 Ways to Calm Your Pre-Race Nerves. - READ HERE
Common injuries that can be prevented if you know how
Next in the muscle group series is the Glutes. Sometimes known as the 'forgotten core' these muscles surround your pelvis to provide support and power during the running movement. That's why it's so important that these muscles are strong. To find out if yours are, and to learn more about strengthening exercises for your glutes, READ HERE
Nutritional tips or yummy recipes
We've talked about how to calm yourself before your first race, but What Do I Eat Before My Race? - READ HERE
Most interesting blog/article we’ve read in the past week
This is an interesting one...Can Running Prevent Arthritis? - READ HERE
RunThrough 6 Month Season Pass - plenty more races to enjoy in the second half of the year, why not get involved!
London National Park City Week - 21st-29th July. Fantastic events celebrating London's unique green spaces. More info here.
Ride London - 28th & 29th July. Enjoy the ride if you're taking part, and go to support if you're not. Details here.
And don't forget to head down to Clapham Common tonight for our intervals (7pm start). If you're running late drop Clare a text on 07974777553 and let us know, and you can meet us at the bandstand. (Address: Outside the the Windmill Pub. Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 9DE).