Consuming food post sessions when you really do not feel like eating can be super difficult. For some of us the last thing we want to think about after a long run, speed/gym session is a huge plate of food, it can take some time before we are ready to tuck in. Here are some ideas on what to consume when you are not hungry and find it difficult to consume food after a session. READ HERE!
When some of us go to the gym we tend to focus on our lower bodies. You may not often think about how the muscles in your lower and upper back and shoulders contribute to your running performance, but strengthening these areas can go a long way in improving your running form and making you a more efficient, faster runner. Take a look at these 6 back exercises you can perform in the gym to work your lower, mid and upper back to improve your posture and arm carriage and help prevent injuries. READ HERE!
As runners it’s tempting to think that what we eat doesn’t matter too much because we get to “run it all off”. In truth, the reality is more complicated and it’s important to make sure we are getting certain things right to stay healthy and happy.
One of the keys to physical and mental wellbeing as a regular runner is to eat in a way which keeps our blood glucose (sugar) levels stable. Have a read of our blood glucose fact file and get up to speed on why blood glucose is important for us runners and more! READ HERE!
Chase The Sun Hyde Park 5k & 10k – Wednesday 6th April – ENTER HERE
Battersea Park 5k & 10k – Saturday 9th April – ENTER HERE
Wimbledon Half Marathon – Sunday 10th April – ENTER HERE
CTS Olympic Park 5k & 10k – Wednesday 13th 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
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.