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10 top tips for a great run

10 tips for a great run | magazine.co.uk

"Running! What could be more straightforward?" I hear you cry. Well, I’ve made a number of school-girl errors over the years, ranging from painful chafing to embarrassing and unintentional flashing, all of which have made me the runner I am today... basically, much the same as I was 10 years ago, but slightly more wizened.  I have, however, learned some valuable lessons and want to share my 10 top tips for a great run (they may well help you, too).
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9 Women to Watch at the Rio Olympics 2016

On the eve of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, we've rounded up a group of women to watch for their sheer sporting prowess and undeniable talent. From home turf Brazilian talent in Volleyball to the first woman to ever wear a hijab in the Olympic games, 2016 is set to be an exciting year for this group of Olympic hopefuls...

Katie Ledecky, 19

Sport: Swimming

Odds to win a medal: 1/4

Team: USA

Why you need to watch her: She's tipped as unbeatable. Insiders have said it's not a case of whether she'll win, but by how much. Her speed is matched by her endurance too; she's just as fast swimming the 200m as well as the 800m. That's the equivalent of a runner winning a 100m sprint and a long distance 5000m run - and unheard of in the sport.

Did you know? Katie is one of the tallest swimmers in her field, standing at a stately 6ft tall. Read More

2016: The Summer of Sport

Britain! Shut out Brexit and the bad weather and welcome in a shining summer of sport…
summer of sport 2016
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How to build your base fitness over the winter

The winter months can be demotivating at times, with cold weather and dark nights putting many off of going to the gym or for a run. magazine.co.uk blogger network member Beki from Miss Wheezy shares her winter fitness motivation tips, inspired by her subscriptions to Womens Running and Outdoor Fitness magazines.

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The importance of glute exercises for runners

To be a better runner and improve your form, you need to exercise holistically. Anna from Anna the Apple explains how Women’s Health magazine helped her discover how important glute exercises were to her running form and performance.

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Set yourself a hiking challenge with Trail magazine

Now that 2016 is underway, it’s time to think about setting yourself some challenges which may or may not be related to your New year’s resolutions. Inspired by Trail magazine, Zoe from Splodz Blogz discusses why setting yourself a hiking challenge would get 2016 off to a great start!

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Match! magazine – the perfect read for young football fans

Having two young football fanatics in the house, Jo from My Monkeys Don’t Sit Still decided to treat them to a subscription to Match! magazine. Now her boys can keep up-to-date with the latest football news and stick pictures and posters of their favourite football players and teams up on their walls!

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