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Running

The running vs. walking debate

There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. We consulted two experts to get answers.

Walk or jog?

Is it better to walk or jog if you want to lose weight? The answer depends not only on who you are but on your particular goals.

Learn how to run

While running might just seem like a speeded-up version of walking, there are some important considerations if you want to make sure you get the most out of it.

Hill training doesn't have to be dreadful

Many runners dislike hills, with one avid hill-hater describing hill-running as a “muscle-sapping, lung-bursting exercise in pain” but, it doesn't have to be. The Sports Science Institute tells us how to approach hills.

10 km run within 12 weeks

Have you always longed to be able to run 10 km's? A new Walk and Run Health Programme can help you achieve your goal before the year is up.

How Tim Noakes wants you to train

Professor Tim Noakes’ latest research findings herald a new approach to exercise that could change the way champions train and even help people off the sports field.

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