If you're a runner like me, you most likely look at the weekly long run in your training week with a fairly equal mix of exhilaration and dread! Sure, the...Read more
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Will A Keto Diet Help Me Run Faster?
One of the current buzzwords to hit the diet world seems to be keto. With its claims of being an effective way to lose weight, we investigate what following such a diet will...Read more
5 'Healthy' Foods That Are Actually Bad For You
Everyone knows that certain foods are bad for you and should only be consumed occasionally. But it’s easy to think you’re being healthy when you’re actually not. If you’re trying...Read more
How To Manage And Reduce Stress
If Covid-19 is making you feel more stressed than normal, you're not alone. Before looking at how we can destress, It's worth understanding what makes us feel full of butterflies....Read more
How Much Protein Do I Need?
When even your local newsagent is peddling protein-infused Mars bars, it's fair enough to question whether you need to eat more protein. The recommended daily intake is 55 grams (or...Read more
Want To Live Longer? Eat More Fibre.
If you’ve given Veganuary a miss this year, it’s not too late to make a far easier change to your diet, which could really improve your health in the long...Read more
Runners' Nutrition: How to Cut Back on Sugar
If you’re an endurance athlete it’s tempting to think you’re entitled to eat whatever you like, especially post workout. Chrissie Wellington, four-time Ironman World Champion is first to admit it. “My...Read more
Why It's Better To Change Up Your Training
Back when I was 25 I didn’t like any sort of exercise. I didn’t run, I didn’t play sports and the handful of times I went to the gym every...Read more
Mix Up Your Menu With Meat-Free Dinners
Even if you’re not keen on the idea of an entirely meat-free diet, there are many reasons to add more plant-based dinners to your routine, chief among which is the...Read more
Why Sitting Sucks
We are designed to move. A lot. Your body loves movement, it thrives on it. To walk, run, jump and climb, then either squat or lay down. Our modern way...Read more
Are Personal Trainers Worth The Price?
Should you pay for a personal trainer? This week we turn to Tom Wheatley, Iffley Road ambassador to share his opinion... Back in the 1980s, when group workouts were largely...Read more