Midlife Running Updates

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How to relieve running leg cramps quickly

Suffering from painful leg cramps during your run or race? How to relieve running leg cramps

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Leg Cramps Running and why you Suffer

Leg cramps running are very common among long distance runners or those whose muscles are not conditioned for the particular run or race. However there are things you can do to stop them in their tracks.

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How to Prevent Running Cramps

Find out how to prevent running cramps in your thighs, calves or hamstrings.

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Choosing Running Shoes

How to navigate the minefield when choosing running shoes.

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Homemade Low Carb Energy Bars

These are my favorite homemade low carb energy bars which I use before, during and after a run

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Waterproof Ratings and Breathability Guide in Running Clothing

A waterproof ratings and breathability guide to help you pick the correct running jacket for you.

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Knee pain from running and what might be causing it

Knee pain from running is very common. Here's how you can tell if you should rest or run.

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Running with Raynauds Syndrome - Here's how to combat the symptoms

If running with raynauds syndrome is a problem, I have the perfect gloves for you plus tips on keeping those fingers warm.

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How to start jogging as an older runner

How to start jogging, especially as an older runner, might seem daunting or a piece of cake. Either way you need to look at several factors if you don't want to get injured.

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Energy Date Balls - Make your own recipe

Energy date balls for runners. Easy to make, no bake and delicious.

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Tips for Running Races

Tips for running races from pre race preparation, what to expect when you arrive, what to wear and how to enjoy it..

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What is Masters Running

Masters running and what it means in racing categories

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Salomon Lightning Jacket Review

My personal Salomon Lightning Jacket review. Is this lightweight, waterproof jacket going to suit me for my first ultra? Here's how I tested it.

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Uglow U-RAIN HYBRID jacket review and would I recommend it

I was looking for a running jacket and discovered the French brand UGLOW. Here is my Uglow U-RAIN HYBRID jacket review.

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My Best Running Books

From training to inspirational running stories, these are my best running books.

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