by Mark Steinle
If you've made the decision "I want to run", you may be wondering if there's anything more to it than dusting off your trainers. We explain all...
Stretching can reduce the risk of injury, reduce muscle soreness after exercise, aid recovery and improve athletic performance through enhanced flexibility. Here are some basic running stretches.
Many new runners fall by the wayside once their initial burst of enthusiasm dwindles. If this happens, don't give up. There are ways to re-motivate yourself.
Mark is a world-class athlete and Olympian. He has represented Great Britain in the marathon at the Sydney Olympics and was top British athlete at the London Marathon over 3 consecutive years from 2000 to 2002 - reaching 6th position! He's an expert in all aspects of distance running and has used his expertise to inspire and develop runners of varying abilities.
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