Cracknell on cross training In terms of whether you are going for sub-3, 4 or 5 marathon, the one thing I would always say is never run on a niggle. Running is a weight-bearing exercise and it is only going to get worse. Don’t look at cross training as a day...
Steeplechase is a hard man’s event. Saucony UK athlete Ieuan Thomas takes us through what it takes! 1)   You’ve set PBs this year over 3000, 3000SC and 10K on the road. What three things would you say have most contributed to this? a) A solid winters training. I train as a 10k runner...
WORDS: Adam Stephens Here are five mobilisation exercises for runners from rehabilitation specialist personal trainer Jack Healy. The first three exercises mentioned are for your warm up routine and the last two can be used during you’re warm up or cool down period: Alternating side lunge This exercise helps strengthen key running muscles such as the...
Men’s Running’s Adam Stephens asks Jane Howard more about Iyengar Yoga and how it can help improve your running Jane Howard passed her Iyengar teacher training in 2002 and currently teaches four regular classes a week. Among the high profile sportsman to do this form of yoga include current Wales Manager and Man...

How to run a great 10K

In partnership with Fitbit Want to get the most from your 10K training and racing? Using a Fitbit Ionic: adidas edition will help you measure and track your progress Deciding to really go for a 10K is a bold choice. Run it flat out from the start and you’ll have legs like lead...
Treadmill running is a bit like Marmite – you either love it or you hate it. There doesn’t seem to be much middle ground. I even own a treadmill and yet, for months on end, it sits there, gathering dust and being used as an impromptu rack for drying washing. I’d always...
The moment we enter a race, the likelihood is we’ll have a target in mind. It might be a conservative one or you might be looking to put your personal best out of sight, but it will be a target nonetheless. For anyone running this weekend’s adidas City Run in Shoreditch...
SportsInjuryFix.com member Tim Veysey-Smith is a specialist Sports Podiatrist who runs Active Podiatry in Kent. Here he discusses the importance of the toes in stable running We don’t pay much attention to our toes, unless its playing ‘this little piggy’ games with the kids, or if they make contact with a piece...
If you’re planning on running an ultra-marathon this summer – whether in the mountains or in the UK – then ski touring is a popular choice for winter training. Kilian Jornet uses extensive ski touring to build his endurance base during the off-season and trail runners have increasingly taken to this great...
Here Ben McNamara, Theragun’s UK lead shares his top tips on how you can use percussive therapy to fast track your way to faster times  So first of all, what is percussive therapy?  Percussive therapy combines the science of frequency, torque, and amplitude to provide deep muscle relief, reducing tension, alleviating pain and enhancing overall fitness, health and wellbeing. The Theragun’s 40 percussions...