Long or chronic injuries tend to be caused by doing too much too soon after not doing enough for too long and that applies to everyone whether you’re a fitness pro or complete beginner. The team at FIIT want to help you bulletproof your body from head to toe, so you can train like an athlete and wave goodbye to DOMS. READ HERE!
Hip pain often occurs with running. While some level of soreness is normal after exercising, pain can also mean that you have injured yourself. Take a look at this article which discusses the most common causes of hip pain after running, factors that contribute to these injuries, what the typical symptoms are, and how these injuries are treated. READ HERE!
Carbohydrates are essential, especially for long runs! It is well known that ingestion of carbohydrate enhances performance and delays fatigue. This is due to it helping to maintain plasma glucose concentration and high rates of carbohydrate oxidation.Carbohydrates have a limited capacity of how much of a single form they can absorb at a time (around 60g/hour max). Therefore, to consume carbs above this threshold, we need to use a combination of carbohydrates (glucose/fructose/fructose/maltose etc). This is due to them using different transport systems. Taking this in mind, the 4 tips above should be used as a basis when looking to take on carbohydrates during exercise. READ HERE!
Lee Valley VeloPark Races – Saturday 26th March – ENTER HERE
Running GP @ Bedford Autodrome – Sunday 27th March – ENTER HERE
Chase The Moon Battersea 5k & 10k – Wednesday 30th March – ENTER HERE
Greenwich Park 5k & 10k – Saturday 2nd April – ENTER HERE
This year our official charity partner is Macmillan Cancer Support
Need some motivation to get you over the finish line?
Run for a reason and join Team Macmillan to support people living with cancer. You won’t be tied into a fundraising target, simply raise whatever you can, and enjoy all the perks of being a part of our team:
A Macmillan running vest, merchandise and fundraising pack
Regular e-newsletters and support from our Facebook group
A reason to run – support people living with cancer
We’re doing whatever it takes.
But without your help we can’t support everyone who needs us.
Running is one of the most inclusive sports there is and we want to hear about your experiences!
Do you run for charity, to keep physically fit and look after your mental health or just because you love it and you can? If you’ve got a story to share, we’d love to hear it.
Drop [email protected] to share your story and see it featured on our website and social media.
VIDEOS, PODCASTS & PLAYLISTS
Catch up on what the RunThrough Community has been up to with another RunThrough Chat episode with last week’s 100th episode with Emmaand Jatila – HERE
Our very own Lucy Harfield has started her own podcast – Pinch of Positivity. The podcast hopes to keep it real, talks straight and offer a fresh perspective on how to find the bright side of life – LISTEN HERE
You can also find the next RunThrough Running Playlist, created by our Head of Operations Jack Williams, on Spotify HERE
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