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How DO you say Saucony? The Quick Guide to Pronouncing Your Favourite Fitness Brand

There’s something about the names of fitness brands that makes them tricky to know how to say? You hear Nike rhyming with both spiky and spike and Adidas as either Adeeedas or Adi-das – but which is right the right pronunciation? How do you say Saucony? This piece start because I was running in kit …

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The Lace Lock: How to Make Your Running Shoes Fit Better

If you normally have problems getting your running shoes to fit, you’re potentially putting yourself at risk of blisters and black toenails – but, there might be a simple solution. And it’s just down to how you tie your laces… How I Discovered the Lace Lock I recently decided I needed new trainers – not least …

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Dejunk Your Life: 10 Useless Things Every Runner Must Get Rid Of

Something happens when you start running. You collect kit. A lot of kit. And at some point, you realise you now have drawers full of the stuff – drawers that won’t shut. However, if you look carefully, you’ll realise something. That those drawers will contain at least one item, you really don’t need to keep. …

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Karrimor D30 Trainers – Worn/Run In/Rated

I currently have an embarrassing running related affliction. No, I haven’t got a gammy toenail (yet) or anything worryingly sweaty, instead, I have squeaky trainers. And I don’t mean just a little ‘peep’ every now and again, I mean something that sounds like ‘ehe -schwelch, ehe – schwelch, ehe – schwelch’ with every single step …

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The Shock Absorber Ultimate Gym Bra: Worn. Worked out in. Well?

In the spirit of full disclosure, I have to start this review mentioning that I am wary of Shock Absorber bras. After an unfortunate moment during an outdoor run when not one, but both of the shoulder straps came unhooked at the back leading me to have to make a (fairly slow) run back home …

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