Training Tips

If all the talk of HIIT is leaving you feeling out of breath, then slow it down. LIIT (low-intensity interval training) and LISS (low-impact steady state cardio) are gaining popularity. It means doing a long steady workout, such as a slow jog or a swim. It’s especially good for older adults: a recent study by the University of Bath found that participants with an average age of 52 lost as much weight doing LISS as higher intensity fitness.

As many parents have discovered, taking your baby out training with you in a running buggy is an excellent way to fit in training when you don't have childcare. But what about when they get too big to push? And how can you encourage children to get active, not only for your sanity but to boost their health too?

Here are 10 top ways to improve your training and run your best race ever...

LISS is the latest buzzword in the fitness industry and refers to how exercising exercising at a 'Low Intensity Steady State' can boost your health and fitness.

Last November my husband and I were delighted to welcome a second daughter into our family.

My second pregnancy was one I was immensely grateful for and that I truly enjoyed. The miracle of growing a new life has never failed to astound me and it is a privilege I know I have been fortunate to experience.

It's nearly three weeks since the London Marathon and it is not uncommon for some athletes to feel 'post-marathon blues' after the initial high of finishing the race. As well as still feeling tired, some may be struggling with motivation after achieving a target that they had worked towards for so long.

Here are some tips to hopefully help you get your physical and mental running mojo back again ready for a new challenge...

So after all the miles, planning and goal setting, race day is almost here for those running the London Marathon on Sunday. No doubt, right now, many athletes are feeling a bundle of nerves mixed with excitement and just want to get on with the running!

Everyone has probably heard of carbo-loading and its benefits for marathon running but it can still be an art to get this right!

Here are Amy Whitehead's tips on how to approach a half marathon when preparing for 26.2 miles...

If you’re targeting a spring marathon, then March is the month to rack up the miles and clock your longest runs. But now you’ve been training for weeks, the initial enthusiasm may have worn off and tiredness could be beginning to take its toll.

Amy Whitehead shares her tips for ensuring your training goes smoothly ahead of a spring marathon.

Running Feat's Lucy Waterlow interviewed fitness guru Julia Buckley for the MailOnline and she shared her simple, short workout that can help anyone tone up.

We know it’s not always easy to go out for a run in the autumn and winter months when it’s cold, wet and dark outside. But with a few key essentials, training can still be a pleasure and not chore. Here are our recommendations…

Running may not be a team sport but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone.

By joining a running club, you can become part of a group effort while also seeing your individual performances soar.