Technology/ 5 years ago
New Polar watches bring wrist-based heart rate technology to next level
The wearable tech company’s latest multi-sport watches, the Polar Vantage V and Polar Vantage M, offer new advanced features. Polar has...
Back to Basics/ 5 years ago
15 quality pieces of advice from Coach Dave Newport
Cheltenham Harriers’ Dave Newport has been coaching for 31 years and here are his top 15 pieces of advice for the...
Injury Prevention/ 5 years ago
Do maximal shoes raise risk of injury?
A new study shows runners in maximal shoes are potentially more at risk of injury compared to those running in neutral...
Running data reaffirms the benefits of ‘easy runs’
Polar analyses the data of its global users and says training harder isn’t always smarter. The topics of training hard and...
How runners can survive the ‘Beast from the East’
The ‘Beast from the East’ is upon on us, so Fast Running sent Robbie Britton and Natalie White to Siberia in...
Study shows 30 second efforts can improve 10k time
Strides, surges or wind sprints are a part of training for many, but completely unknown to others too. Basically short bursts...
Regular caffeine intake may not boost your performance
Research suggests you may want to reduce your consumption of coffee, tea and energy drinks in the lead up to a...
Marathon Training/ 5 years ago
Has technology in running gone too far?
Running is now a very different sport than what it was 20 or 30 years ago. We have a vast wealth...
High performing master runners better at pacing, study says
A recent study into the pacing strategies of older marathon runners came up with some interesting results – if only to...
Athlete Insights/ 5 years ago
Laura Weightman’s independent training environment
University is what first drew Laura Weightman to the city of Leeds, and now seven years on, it’s her idyllic home outside...