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Best Insoles For Standing All Day in 2021

  There’s nothing worse than getting home after a full day at work and having aching feet. You may have tried foot soaks, massages or even resorted to painkillers. You may even buy new shoes to try and reduce the pain that comes from being

Energy Chews Vs Gels – Which Is Better?

It’s no surprise that during long runs we find ourselves running out of energy. This is when it’s time to take some nutrition and pop back into form. Two of the most popular products to take are energy chews and energy gels. Both provide an

Should I Do Yoga Before Or After Running?

All runners should work on their flexibility and mobility. Being more flexible can help to prevent injuries and improve your performance. Yoga is an excellent way to improve your flexibility and is a worthwhile form of exercise for runners to add to their routines. You

Water Vs Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons

Staying hydrated during a run helps to keep the body performing at its best, but there are times when you may need to use a sports drink. Sports drinks have become a popular go-to drink for both recreational and professional athletes. But when should you

Best Yoga Mats for Runners in 2021

  Working on your flexibility and mobility are important for runners. Improving them can give you a wider range of motion, which reduces your chance of injury. One of the best ways to improve mobility and get your muscles warmed up quickly is by doing

Energy Gels Vs Sports Drinks – Which Is Better?

We’ve all had that moment. You’re three-quarters of the way through a race you’ve been training for, and bam – your energy disappears. If you don’t have some easy-access, quick-absorbing carbs with you, you’re left staggering to the finish line in pain! Thankfully, some smart

Best Acupressure Mats For Runners in 2021

  Acupuncture and acupressure are ancient remedies for pain relief and healing. They are originally Eastern medicine concepts that target the body’s pressure points in order to activate the natural healing ability of the body. Acupuncture is a more direct way of stimulating the pressure