Transvulcania

What is RED-s and What are the Warning Signs?

There have been more and more athletes opening up about their issues with disordered eating and overtraining. We explore RED-s, the warning signs and how to get help if you think you’re affected.

Maurten gel

Maurten Gel Review

Maurten has proven to be a game changer in the world of sports nutrition but it’s only been available as a drink, until now. We test out the new Maurten gel.

Tim Lawson Secret Training

The Ultimate Guide to Protein for Runners

There’s a lot of information out there about protein for runners – what we should be eating and when to maximise performance and recovery. We wanted to bring you a definitive guide from an expert.

Simplyhealth

Simplyhealth Active Plan Launched to Support Runners

Everyday healthcare provider Simplyhealth has launched its Active Plan to help those with an active lifestyle to reach their personal best.

For runners of any level from beginners, those preparing for an event through to marathon runners, the plan can help to reduce the risk of injury by addressing some of those ongoing injuries picked up during hours of training.

Simplyhealth, title partner of the Great Run Series, is committed to helping people achieve their personal best and have developed a plan specifically to support those who lead an active lifestyle including runners. The Active Plan boasts a number of key benefits which includes immediate access to sports massage*, gait analysis through a podiatrist and a ‘Body MOT’ health assessment from a medical professional to give an overview of current health and readiness for running.

The Active Plan is available to UK residents aged 18 to 79. It starts from £14.00 per month. Simplyhealth is offering one month free when you buy a Simplyhealth Active Plan before 31st October 2018. For more information visit www.simplyhealth.co.uk/active

Ramona

Running to Challenge Type 2 Diabetes

Running can be part of the fight against type 2 diabetes. We spoke to a woman who managed to overhaul her lifestyle using parkrun to get control of her weight and diabetes