Heart Rate Monitors – The Polar RS800CX GPS Kit

The Polar Equine RS800CX GPS kit is a highly effective way of monitoring heart rates in humans but it is also widely used for horses too. The system is able to record data surrounding the activity of a horse which can then be transferred to a computer for analysis and [...] Read more »

How to train for a marathon

train for a marathon

Many people dream of running a marathon one day, and it can be a great way to get fit and raise money for charity. In this post we look at some of the ways you can begin training for a marathon, and how you can be ready for your big [...] Read more »

Running with IT Band Pain

jogger pain

Knee Pain If you are an avid runner, you are going to run into and hear about this issue often. The impact on the knees that runners experience can unfortunately cause many different issues such as pain, swelling and bone damage. One common issue which many runners are often unaware [...] Read more »

Running to music

running to music

It’s a bit of a debate amongst runners whether it’s a good idea to train and run with music. Here in the UK if the race is run under UK Athletics rules then your not supposed to race with. However every race I have run in the UK this rule has [...] Read more »

Stretching Before A Run


Stretching Before A Run Can Be a Bad Thing! Recent research by Tamra Llewellyn of the University of Nebraska points to the fact that static stretching is good for some sports and activities but not for others. She states: “I think that for a long time people would do stretches thinking that [...] Read more »

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