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The Dangers of Not Taking Care of Minor Injuries Properly

It could be argued that health is the most crucial element in anybody’s life.  Good health is what allows you to get up every morning and do the things you love the most. It’s something that we should never take for granted. However, accidents do happen, and minor injuries can occur.  At some point in our lives, we’ve all been...

Pre and Post-marathon Recovery: How To Look After Your Body

Deciding to run a marathon is a big decision and one that should not be taken lightly. Long-distance running can pose a great strain on your body, both physically and mentally, so it’s crucial that you focus on your marathon training and post-marathon recovery in equal parts.  Training for a marathon will help your body adjust to more strenuous levels...

6 Marathon Training Activities To Help With Your Preparation

It’s often thought that the only way to prepare for a marathon is by following strict marathon training programs.  Although it's important to gradually increase your mileage as part of your training for a marathon, there are other things you should focus on as well. And so in this latest blog as part of our ongoing marathon series, we’ll be...

Marathon Injury Prevention: Everything You Need To Know

Running a marathon is a fantastic test of mental and physical endurance. When you complete a run of this calibre, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment unlike no other. So it's important to take marathon injury prevention seriously. Not only will it improve your fitness, but it’s also an incredible lifetime achievement that everybody should attempt at least once. You...

Marathon Preparation: 4 Tips On What Not to Do

Marathon preparation is not a simple task. Even the most athletic and experienced runners need to take their time to prepare their bodies, both mentally and physically, before a long run or big race. Although you want to ensure you push yourself to complete your goal, it’s crucial that you cross the finish line unscathed.  Can you run a marathon...

How To Choose Your Baby's First Shoes

First they learnt to roll, then sit up and now they’re preparing to take those all important first steps. Whilst you wait with a camera in hand to capture the precious moment forever, your mind may flood with questions about their first steps and baby shoes.  Your child’s foot health comes first and finding the right fit, support and materials...

A Parent’s Guide To Flat Feet In Children

Every parent knows that children’s feet grow rapidly in their early years and understanding every different problem, including flat feet in children, that can arise during this time can be confusing. Each stage of their foot development, up to their late teens, will play its part in determining your child’s future health. It is therefore vitally important to know the...

Summer Holiday Activities: Can You Solve This Summer Puzzle?

The summer holidays are here and we’re ready to jump in! To inspire your summer holiday activities list, we’ve pulled together a devilish summer puzzle to really get your brain crunching. Can you beat it!? Summer Puzzle: Can You Spot The Trainers? Having good footwear is crucial for most summer adventures, so can you find the two trainers in amongst...

The Best Walking Holidays In The UK

Walking holidays in the UK can take you from coast to coast. With beautiful landscapes discoverable with countless miles of footpaths, you can discover a rich history and untouched tradition when you opt for a walking holiday.  We've analysed the top 30 longest walks from a list of 100 popular walking holiday routes in the UK and sourced information for...

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