When it comes to performing our best there is not just 1 factor we must consider but 3; recovery, preparation and performance. Thanks to Riixo, they have broken down these factors for you so you can read just how important all 3 are to ensure you can make the very best out of your training. READ HERE.
Fatigue in your legs can be one of the top reasons you get tired during your longer runs and need to cut back on the pace!
A group of researchers in the U.K. decided to investigate this and found that the plantar flexion muscles, which include the muscles in your calves, your ankles and the bottom of your feet, tire faster than the other muscles of the leg.
If this sounds like something you are experiencing on your runs then take a look at just how you can begin to strengthen these muscles simply in the comfort of your own home. READ HERE.
Last week we looked at why carbohydrates are important for when we are tackling those long runs, tempos, interval workouts and races and this week we are looking into protein. Runners need protein to help muscles to repair quickly after workouts, prevent injuries and keep your immune system in top shape. Check out this protein fact file which includes everything you need to know about this vital nutrient and see if you really are getting enough. READ HERE.
Chase The Moon Battersea Park 5k & 10k – Wednesday 26th January 2022 – ENTER HERE
Lee Valley VeloPark Races – Saturday 29th January 2022 – ENTER HERE
Brixton 5k & 10k – Sunday 30th January 2022 – ENTER HERE
Run Dorney 5k, 10k & Half Marathon – Sunday 6th February 2022 – 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 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
We have recently added RunThrough to Trustpilot, a review platform open to everyone. We would like to invite you to share your experiences to help others get a real feel and understanding of what RunThrough is all about.