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Where To Run In Berlin

Business travel should not derail our workout habits but it often does. Between packed agendas, transportation and fatigue, there are few opportunities to keep up with our fitness routine. The...

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How To Enhance Your Performance With Coffee

The media is constantly sending us conflicting information about all sorts of food and drink that it is hard to keep track of what is good for us and what...

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How To Manage And Reduce Stress

We all get stressed from time to time and it's difficult to avoid it all together, as it is our bodies' natural response to what we are going through. Stress...

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Healthy and Fuss-Free Dinner Recipes

We know all too well that preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But between work, lengthy commutes and kids, spending hours in the kitchen isn’t...

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The Podcast Series: Episode 2

Our Podcast Series continues with an interview with Gillian Sanders, 2012 and 2016 Olympian and 2014 Commonwealth Silver medallist. In 2011 Gillian made the incredibly brave move of quitting her job...

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Plogging – Get Fit While Saving The Planet

You may have heard the term "plogging" floating about a fair bit recently, but what is it and why would you want to get involved? Well first, let me give...

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A Short History of the Polo Shirt

Did you know that the first ever polo shirt was designed for tennis not polo?  The first ever polo shirt was actually designed for tennis by René Lacoste. Finding “tennis...

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3 Rowing Workouts For Beginners

Following on from his first blog post: Why Rowing Will Make You A Better Runner, rowing coach George New shares 3 indoor rowing workouts, along with tips and tricks to...

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The Podcast Series: Episode 1

We are thrilled to be bringing you the first episode of our brand new podcast series. As lovers of podcasts, we wanted to be able to share the knowledge of...

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5 Sports Books Every Ambitious Person Should Read

Feed your brain while catching rays this summer, with some of our favourite sports books that every ambitious and business minded person should read.   "My brain easily slipped back...

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Why Rowing Will Make You A Better Runner

With Henley Royal Regatta upon us this week, we've asked Head Junior Coach at Team Keane Sculling School, George New to explain the often misunderstood relationship between rowing and running.  Runners often...

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Interview With An Olympian: Gillian Sanders

This week we interview Gillian Sanders, 2012 and 2016 Olympian and 2014 Commonwealth Silver medallist. Gill left her job as a lawyer in 2011 to become an elite triathlete and won...

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Turbocharge Your parkrun

You’ve got the parkrun bug. You’ve improved quite a bit and want that improvement to continue. Yet you seem to be struggling to improve. Each week the parkrun seems to...

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How To Spend Your Summer Evenings

With the summer solstice just around the corner and the warm weather set to stay for a while, it's a great time to get some miles in, maximise your training...

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The Ultimate Lunchtime Workouts: Part III

In part three of our Lunchtime Workouts series, Team Iffley's Tom Wheatley takes us through a killer spinning workout, great for improving your muscular and cardio endurance. If you've already read my previous...

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Running and Football

Ahead of one of the world's most watched sporting events, we asked Iffley Road ambassador, Steve Skinner, a keen amateur footballer how he fell in love with running. If you...

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Celebrate Global Running Day

Wednesday June 6th is Global Running Day, “a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving.” The perfect excuse to try something different! Whether you’re a seasoned runner...

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How to Survive Summer Running

There’s no need to quit running when the temperature soars. By taking a few precautions, you can head out into the heat – you may even benefit. Most runners are...

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An Expert's Guide to Hydration

Some runners really struggle to take on fluids when they run; the swooshing feeling in our stomachs can be uncomfortable, carrying a bottle can weigh us down and getting your...

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The Best Places to Run in San Francisco

It's no surprise that San Francisco is a great place for hill training but you may not know that it's actually also a fantastic city for running in general. It...

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