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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bright idea

  I just returned from East Sussex(staying with the ‘in-laws’, running the Cuckoo Trail) and during my stay the Nathan Lightbender proved itself invaluable once more. What’s a Lightbender you ask……?  Well, it’s the clever little armband from Nathan, that … Continue reading

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Less of the Rushup, More Kick-Back and Relax…

Cyclists do it so why can’t us runners? You often see a large ‘peleton’ of cyclists stopped in a quaint village, with bikes stacked neatly, as the riders sup on tea and cake in a cycle friendly cafe. So why … Continue reading

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Quad Trauma & Needles

Many of you know I have had a fun time with injury this year. For those that don’t know, back in March I fully ruptured my quad tendon whilst taking photo’s of the youngsters race at a local fell race. … Continue reading

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Fasting and running

Did you know you can run and fast? Fasting has huge benefits to health as well as being great for weight loss. Fasting has been shown to help reduce the risk of: cardiovascular disease type 2 diabetes certain cancers some … Continue reading

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Waffle Irons, a Top Coffee Stop and Waffle Trainers…

Back in the day, just as running shoes were being developed, a man who went by the name of Bill Bowerman, used the families waffle-iron to produce an outsole for a lighter and more grippy athletic shoe. By 1974, Bowerman … Continue reading

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