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7 reasons I love running

Health24 reader Imran Khan has a love-hate relationship with running. Yet he does it every day. Here he shares his seven reasons to start running in 2013.

The barefoot running revolution

Remember all that talk about running shoes? Some people shun shoes altogether — and the trend has been on the up. It’s the Barefoot Running Revolution!

How to choose running shoes

Running outside may be free, but unless you want to get injured, you’ll need to pony up for the right pair of running shoes. Here's how to choose the right pair for you.

Carbohydrates and the Comrades

There are countless tips on what you should eat in preparation for the Comrades. With the new focus on low-carb diets, should you still be carbo-loading?

Running in all weather

Here's how to maintain your running programme even when the weather doesn’t play ball.

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The complete guide to interval training

Introduce some interval training: workouts where you alternate high-exertion exercise with periods of rest. This Guide to Interval Training walks you through the main types.

Kilojoule-torching treadmill runs

Anna Moore, Editor-in-Chief of RunReviews gives us some motivation and ideas how to make the treadmill more fun with some kilojoule-busting workouts.

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