What we have been asked about this week/Training specific suggestions
When should you return to training after a long run or race? The answer will vary depending on your fitness, the length of race you have just completed and whether you have the next race planned, but a general rule is make sure to give yourself adequate rest initially – Returning To Training After A Big Race. READ HERE.
Common injuries that can be prevented if you know how
Pain on the outside of your hip? More likely experience by female runners, but men can suffer too. It could be to do with weak abductors (the muscles that move your leg out to the side) so why not try this exercise to help strengthen them? It’s even better when done with your back flat against a wall, and your heels touching it too. – READ HERE
Nutritional tips or yummy recipes
10 Ways To Makeover Your Diet – we particularly like number 6, it’s all about moderation. READ HERE
Most interesting blog/article we’ve read in the past week
Exercise Makes Your Brain Bigger – can’t argue with that! Great to know, as runners, that the focus is on regular aerobic exercise…like running. READ HERE
Sweatlife Festival – 23-24th June. All info here.
RunThrough 6 Month Season Pass – plenty more races to enjoy in the second half of the year, why not get involved!
Wimbledon – 2-15 July. It’s a week later this year, but still great fun, whether you’ve got tickets for centre court or just chilling on Henman Hill.
RunThrough Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 5k & 10k – Join us on Sunday 8th July. Enter 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).