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15-Nov-17

7 articles on myths, office training, competing spirits, logistics and stress fractures

In truth, we actually have 6 articles and 1 video. Our inspiration video for this week is meant to get you out there on these chilly November days when your inner voice is probably begging you to stay indoors.

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01-Nov-17

7 articles on GPS, amulets, saving money, strong feet and transitioning to an ultra

A new month is here and so is our selection of articles from the web. This week we bring you interesting reads on GPS-less ultra running navigation, running lucky charms and some tips if you’re travelling abroad for an ultra.

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18-Oct-17

7 articles on finishing, stomach distress, music, food breaks and Ironman

This week our selection of articles from the web includes a novelty, we have a podcast for you on stomach health.

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03-Oct-17

7 articles on generous strangers, hips, heartbeats, stretching and first steps in ultra running

Has it been two weeks already? Fear not, we have plenty more reading suggestions from the web for you. This time we start with some inspirational images. Even if you live surrounded by flat grey concrete, they will make your feet twitch.

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19-Sep-17

7 articles on inspirational women, mental health, bears, shin splints and self-supported runs

For many of you, summer and the holidays are over, and your autumn days are filled with new activities or others that had been abandoned for a few weeks. We’ve put together a new selection of articles that we’ve come across on the web so that you can easily get back into the habit of reading about running.

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29-Aug-17

7 articles on running lies, gadgets, bags-to-go, discipline, atherosclerosis and prehistory

Sometimes it’s hard to train. Discipline, purpose, (lies) and dreams are all you need to get you out there: Alice Morrison, Andy Jones-Wilkins and Nathan Dewall share their methods. This week we also bring you articles on (un)necessary gadgets, a check list for your running bag, some medical research results and the pros and cons of adopting a “prehistoric” diet. Read on.

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08-Aug-17

Managing heat stress

Adrian Benn is a serving army officer and a keen ultra runner and endurance athlete. He contacted RunUltra to share his experience of both working and running under extreme heat stress. He has some suggestions on how to manage the potentially lethal trio that is humidity, air temperature and solar (sun) light.

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02-Aug-17

Plantar Fasciitis and how to deal with it

The tell-tale sign of plantar fasciitis is that first-step pain in the morning, described by some as a “stabbing pain” at the base of the heel, or as similar to walking on broken glass.

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18-Jul-17

Running and Social Media: are you working the net or caught in the web

Sport and fitness are traditionally social activities – played in teams and/or against other people in front of a crowd. As runners, we may ‘compete’, but most of us race to meet our personal goals with no hope of a podium finish and our training may well be solitary.

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12-Jul-17

Beware! Ibuprofen link to kidney injury in ultra runners

Many of us use ibuprofen during or after races to help with swelling and pain – I like to call it chemical stretching – but a new study by the Stanford University School of Medicine has found that those who take the painkiller while running very long distances double their risk of acute kidney injury.

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