What a strange world we are living in. People wandering around in face masks on is becoming a more and more common sight. However, running in a mask can be a completely different affair. Steaming up glasses, sweaty faces and struggling to breath are just a few issues you can run into. Well we have started stocking UYN Community sports face masks, greeted with some great feedback. So we asked our friends over Our Running Revolution to try one and see how they got on. The UYN masks are highly breathable, quick drying and have an ergonomic fit to help … Continue reading
London Marathon is on Sunday! Here are my top tips for last minute preparation in terms of nutrition: Check what is available to eat the night before if you’re staying away Plan breakfast and make sure you can eat what you would normally eat wherever you are staying. Don’t try something new as you don’t know how your body will react Make sure you know which gels you will be using and have tried them out. Gels and energy drinks can sometimes upset stomachs so if you plan to use them, make sure you have run with them Over the … Continue reading
This weekend the London Marathon sees the potential for at least a new men’s British Record. The current record of 2:07:13 was set in Chicago, by World Record Holder, Steve Jones, way back in 1985. The Welshman had plenty of other Britain’s chasing him including Charlie Spedding, who also remains as the current English Record holder with a time of a little over 2 hours and 8 minutes. By comparison the current World Record is held by Wilson Kipsang (Ken) with 2 hours 3 minutes 23 seconds on the super fast Berlin circuit, in 2013. So with the demise of … Continue reading
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