Low FODMAP Sports Supplements

Low FODMAP Sports Supplements

Written by Rachel Eagleton, Running Science’s Nutritionist.  Find out more about Rachel here: Are you following a low FODMAP diet to manage your IBS symptoms?  FODMAPs is short for Fermentable, Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols which are a...
KNOW YOUR DROP

KNOW YOUR DROP

Drop, pitch, stack height, call it what you like. We are talking about the difference between the heel height, and forefoot height in your running shoe – A key shoe metric which can have dramatic effect on your running and your body. High drop – 12mm Low drop – 0mm...
nuun electrolyte tablets

nuun electrolyte tablets

Written by Rachel Eagleton, Running Science’s Nutritionist.  Find out more about Rachel here: I’ve been using nuun electrolyte tablets for about 7 years now.  I first discovered them as a newish runner when I lived in Singapore when a 40 minute run would give me a...
Kids Shoes–Most advice out there is bad advice

Kids Shoes–Most advice out there is bad advice

Most of the advice you hear on kids shoes is wrong You hear it all the time from some professional shoe retailers and health professionals, particularly during the January back to school period.   “We should protect our children’s feet with supportive shoes”...
I Had a Bad Run

I Had a Bad Run

I had a bad run around 6 weeks ago. It happens occasionally, more so in training than races for me. Usually there is an obvious reason but sometimes not. It was my scheduled long run progression– 110mins in duration. I was building nicely in prep for the half marathon...
Running and Orthotics

Running and Orthotics

Orthotics – What are they? Inserts, arch supports, foot beds are some names. There are also many forms – Custom made, ‘out of a packet’, hard, soft, cheap, expensive. Some are effective, some are not. I preach to my runners to not rely on their orthotics forever just...