Motivation from Jason Karp
Inspiration from Human Kinetics author Bryon Powell
Running motivation from world-renowned author Hal Higdon.
You may have heard the name. You may have even unknowingly witnessed one yourself. Perhaps as you took the dog for an early morning weekend stroll? What appears at first to be a random assortment of people, running en masse in the general direction of …? But what is, in fact, Parkrun. What’s Parkrun? Who’s it for? What’s the point? All fair questions we’ll attempt to answer in this short blog post. Yes, it’s everything you ever wanted to know about Parkrun but were too out of breath to ask.
To support World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, England Athletics is encouraging the nation to #runandtalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running.
We’re extremely excited to announce that Dr Costas Karageorghis will deliver a free public lecture based on the content of his new book, Applying Music in Exercise and Sport. The free event will take place in Beckenham, Kent on the evening of Wednesday 28 September. He will present theoretical principles and cutting-edge research related to music applications in the domain of exercise and sport.
The development of running shoes has advanced, but the rate of running injuries hasn’t decreased for the last 40 years. It has been suggested that overly bouncy running shoes can interfere with the process of running and encourage foot muscles to relax and over time weaken.
A study has found that running may be better for improving the health of your bones. Experts indicated that running was a better choice than non-weight baring exercises such as, cycling and swimming, when trying to prevent bone weakness.