Running

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
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We spoke to Williams ahead of his epic attempt On 25th May 2019, Saucony ambassador and ultra-runner James Williams will start an attempt to break a world record, running from the bottom of the UK to the top – Land’s End to John o’Groats. In this test of human endurance, he’ll need to run around
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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 form of cross
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New Balance 890 v7 £110 Some shoes just scream out ‘run fast in me’: the NB 890v7 is one such shoe. This new version of NB’s popular 890 is lighter and faster than ever before, thanks to some serious tweaks that have been incorprated without comprising the shoe’s integrity. For starters, NB has used an
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Hoka One One ultrarunner Jim Walmsley has broken the unofficial 50-mile World Record, clocking a time of 4:50:08. At an average of 5.48 per mile, that’s a mightily impressive (near) two marathons back-to-back in 2hrs 32mins. Competing as part of the HOKA Project Carbon X race in Sacramento, California, Walmsley sped across the fast and
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Nordgreen Philosopher watch£164 (Use code MENSRUNNING for 15% off) It’s a fact: runners are obsessed with time. From the moment you start to consider yourself a ‘runner’, your journey is measured in time. The less time you take for a run, the better you are getting. And so the love affair that runners have with
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Take a look at these four shoes in our mini-review Asics Roadhawk FF Price: £100 Weight: 245g Heel Drop: 8mm First up, this is a neutral shoe and definitely not for those who over-pronate. The Roadhawk FF weighs in at a lightweight 245g and still provides plenty of plush cushioning (thanks to the Flytefoam midsole).
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SportsinjuryFix.com Clinical Director Mike James, an endurance specialist Physiotherapist from South Wales, provides advice on calf pain in runners The calf complex is composed of the plantaris, soleus, and gastrocnemius muscles and injuries to these structures are very common in runners. Although calf pain after acute muscle strain injury is expected and needs to be
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At Men’s Running, we’ve become somewhat of a headphones snob. That’s partly because we love running to music, and partly because we just love music. This makes headphones something of a key purchase. The sports Bluetooth headphones market is a competitive space with brands like Bose and Sennheiser all producing quality products. But, at the
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MR talks to SKINS expert Nick Morgan about the benefits of compression clothing and just why runners should be wearing it How has technology moved on in compression wear? Fabric properties continue to improve in terms of quality, durability, stretch-recovery, whilst additional thermoregulatory properties added to the fabrics have also moved on. Integration of wearable
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It’s time to get connected in the running world, and in the case of the HOVR Infinite from Under Armour that means digitally tuning-in to a high-tech shoe with embedded sensors which enable you to track your pace, distance, duration and speed. These veritable Bobby Dazzlers do catch the eye and despite a bulky appearance
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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 of furniture in
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Buying a treadmill to use at home can be daunting when there’s so much choice. So here are five questions you should ask yourself to make sure you choose the right treadmill for you… How much space do you have?Treadmills aren’t small, so first of all make sure you have the room to use one safely
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Arko Højholt reports from the Inferno Half Marathon There’s a certain smell in the air. Part mountain scent, part minty massage gel, and part well-worn running shoes. Perhaps a hint of natural nervousness as well. It’s an hour before race start and the runners are mingling in the registration area at the Jungfrau campsite in
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