Running in heat and humidity is tough. Here’s how (and why) it affects your performance, how you can compensate and what to do about heat-related illnesses.
Human Kinetics has published many landmark running books. In fact running is our most popular sport. But which are the best running books?
Not every elite runner has perfect form. But, the contrast in form between elite runners and non-elite runners couldn’t be more dramatic. The biggest contrast is in running foot strike. In this post we’ll look at the simple drills you can use to improve your foot strike and ultimately, your running form.
Tight hamstrings are a major issue for runners, they’re are often shocked to learn their hamstrings need to be stronger. But can yoga for tight hamstrings help?
Kenyan long distance runners and those from Ethiopia have won the London Marathon 8 years in a row now but why? We examine the reasons for their dominance.
To celebrate the London Marathon this weekend we are giving you the chance to win a Kindle Fire and a copy of the ever popular Daniels Running Formula.
The ability to enter into a flow state of mind will help you overcome the psychological barriers associated with any race. In the new book Running Flow, pioneering flow researcher Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi along with Philip Latter and Christine Weinkauff Duranso give you the tools and strategies for experiencing the power of flow yourself. Follow the three steps in this post to help maximise your chances of finding flow in your runs.
It’s no wonder the 5k is one of the most popular race distances. For newcomer’s to running it’s a good first test and for the initiated it’s a chance to really let rip. Novice or pro, if you’ve been trying to improve your 5k time the latest research suggests you may want to skip a run and head for the gym.