4 simple tips to improve running form

Looking for simple ways to improve your running form? Your running form is incredibly important, but unfortunately it is often overlooked by many runners when they start their running journey. Proper running form doesn’t have to be complicated.  It may feel like there is an endless list of things to remember as a runner in order to get better at it. But once you get the basics like running form...

Running on a treadmill: How to run on a treadmill without falling

running on a treadmill

Not every runner is a fan of running on a treadmill. Despite its reputation, running on a treadmill can actually be really beneficial your training.  If you can’t always get outside to go for a run, or if you prefer running in a gym for safety reasons, then running on a treadmill is a great alternative. It can be scary though if you’re used to running on a treadmill.  From...

Strength training: A complete guide for runners

strength training for runners

Strength training for runners is essential for anyone looking to run faster and get stronger. Once you feel like you’re ready to step up your training and you’d really like to achieve a PB in your next race, consider adding strength training into your training routine. But what exactly is strength training? In this post, I’d like to explain a few key points when it comes to strength training for...

Top 5 secrets to running faster for longer

We all want to know how to run faster for longer. It’s a common goal for a lot of runners. Whether you’re training for a 5k or a half marathon, there are simple strategies you can employ to run faster for longer. If you’re used to running at the same pace, week in week out, then now is the time to switch up your training routine. In order to run faster...

Proper arm swing while running and ways to improve it

Your arm swing is incredibly important when it comes to running. Proper arm swing for runners help to stabilise and balance your body and help to dictate your pace and overall rhythm.  Think about it. Have you ever tried running with your arms straight down by your sides. Feels weird right?  Equally, try sprinting on the spot but keep your arms swinging at a slow pace. It just doesn’t feel right. ...

Proper running footstrike and ways to improve it

Many beginner runners don’t think about proper running footstrike when they first start running. Whilst this is ok in the short term, in the long term you may be more susceptible to injury because your footstrike and range of motion isn’t as effective as it could be. Running sounds simple, but there are actually a lot more components that you need to think about when you start upping the weekly...

How to run properly: Running technique for beginners

A common question I get from beginner runners who are looking to improve their form and technique is how to run properly. Many beginner runners don’t think about their posture when they start running. Running is so freeing – the temptation is just to set off without a care in the world. And this is completely fine to begin with, but over time as you clock up the miles you...