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Active Root - Making The Most Of Your Marathon

Active Root - Making The Most Of Your Marathon

William 08/03/2019 0
Active Root – making the most of your marathon Race day, and it’s all about controlling the controllables. Active Root can’t help you overcome tough conditions or an injury half way round. But it can ...
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Why you need to train outside

Why you need to train outside

William 22/02/2019 0
Why you need to train outside.  Winter miles make summer smiles right? But what if you live somewhere like Scotland, where summer is 3 days in March and winter is August, October, November, February, ...
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Team Freestyle OCR

Team Freestyle OCR

William 21/02/2019 0
Active Root recently teamed up with Hawick based club Freestyle OCR. FOCR specialise in building functional fitness for juniors and adults as well as for OCR events where they have a number of athlete...
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How to train for a cycling event through the winter

How to train for a cycling event through the winter

William 11/02/2019 0
Happy new year everyone!As a 54 yr old veggie 24hr ultra mtb with previous experience of madness in the world of 24hr ultra walking I enjoy talking about my journeys and experiences. Winter training t...
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Top tips for triathlon race day!

Top tips for triathlon race day!

William 06/02/2019 0
Following on from our blog post on 'top tips for training for a triathlon', Kirsty O'Brien gives us her advice for coping with the race day of a triathlon. 1) Remember everyone loves a war storyTriath...
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Top Tips for training for a triathlon

Top Tips for training for a triathlon

William 04/02/2019 0
Our Active Root Triathlon Ambassadors Kerry Archer, Kirsty O'Brien and Rachael Butcher give us their top tips on how to train for a triathlon. Later in the week we'll also be publishing their advice o...
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How to achieve your 2019 goals

How to achieve your 2019 goals

William 28/01/2019 1
International running coach Sophie Dunnett gives us her top tips for reaching your 2019 running goals! If you want to learn more from Sophie then visit her page here: http://www.performance-endurance-...
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Top tips for endurance cycling

Top tips for endurance cycling

William 22/01/2019 0
Endurance cyclists and Active Root Ambassadors Toby Willis and Lee Grieve give us their top training tips for going further, faster and longer on your bicycle! Both are taking part in the inaugural Pa...
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Marathon Training For Working Mums

Marathon Training For Working Mums

William 17/01/2019 0
Active Root Ambassador Mel gives us her fantastic #toptips for marathon training as a working mum. Make sure you follow Mel here to keep up to date with her incredible challenges throughout 2019! Mara...
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Top Tips for Tackling a new distance

Top Tips for Tackling a new distance

William 14/01/2019 0
Read Owain's brilliant Top Tips for preparing for a new distance! It's a new year, everyone is setting themselves New Year resolutions and some might even stick to them. January always sees the gyms p...
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Top Tips For Ultra Running

Top Tips For Ultra Running

William 07/01/2019 0
Signed up to your first Ultra this year and wondering how to train for the extra distance? Active Root Ambassador and 100k Champion Robert Turner gives us his top tips on how to plan for and then race...
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Scurry Event's Blackford 10k

Scurry Event's Blackford 10k

William 11/12/2018 0
Check out the photos below from Scurry Events' innaugural Blackford 10k! This fantastic race has everything from technichal trails, fast tracks, steep climbs forest, hills and (if you take the time to...
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Active Root Ambassador Mandy's Top Tips for Canicross

Active Root Ambassador Mandy's Top Tips for Canicross

William 28/11/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Mandy gives us her top tips on canicross. Having competed for GB and recently placing 3rd in the British Canicross Championships, Mandy (and Max!) certainly know their stuff, so...
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The benefits of ginger on athletic performance

The benefits of ginger on athletic performance

William 15/11/2018 0
International ultra runner and Active Root Ambassador Nathan talks about the benefits of ginger on athletic performance.It began in the desert!I was aware of the anti-inflammatory benefits of ginger b...
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Glen Ogle 33 - Ross Beveridge

Glen Ogle 33 - Ross Beveridge

William 13/11/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Ross took on BaM's Glen Ogle 33 last weekend, his 10th Ultra of 2019. Check out how he got on below. A week after Jedburgh and it’s time for another BaM race! This time it’s les...
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Top Tips from Ultra Running Internationals Dave McLure and Nathan Montague

Top Tips from Ultra Running Internationals Dave McLure and Nathan Montague

William 01/11/2018 0
The Active Root Ambassador Team welcomed Ultra Runners Dave McLure and Nathan Montague last month. Between them they have a vast array of international vests and national titles. Active Root are reall...
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