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If you’ve just asked yourself “how do I run faster” for the first time then it’s likely that you’ve got the running bug. Fortunately running faster is entirely possible and it will actually bring loads of meaning to the running you’re already doing. Assuming that you already pull on your running shoes a few times a week and you’re looking to add more running training or just get the most out of the runs you are already doing, then this article is for you. To run faster requires one or more of a few things: You improve your cardiovascular fitness...

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Finding your local running trails can be a fun and exciting experience, it will develop your local knowledge and interest in the local history. Even if you’re part of a local running group it is likely that you don’t know about all the trail runs in your local area because often they are entirely unmarked. Fortunately there are some great tools available to help you see where other people have gone walking or running. Strava provides a heatmap capability that can show where people have recorded runs or bike rides. You can use this tool to discover where people run...

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How to run is no secret but being a running beginner is no easy task. Many people asking ‘how to get into running’ don’t realise that to start running all you have to do is start. Those first few runs when you’re starting to run can be a scary thought for the uninitiated. The good news is that depending on your fitness level you might just start with some walking with intervals of jogging. We’ve compiled a list of a few beginner running tips to help you on your way to going for more and more runs. 1. Start Small...

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Going for your first run? Or got back and thought that was harder than you expected? As sports go, running is probably one of the lowest barrier to entry sports around. You don't need anymore equipment than some exercise gear and some sports shoes. Running is a whole body exercise which means that making a start can be particularly difficult if you're not very fit. The best way to get started running is to start with a short run (15 - 20 mins) and break than down into 1 minute running and then 1 minute walking. Once you feel you'd like you could...

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