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Bear Talks

Coach Nick

Autum Lectures 18th September – 7.30pm at the Botanist. 16th October – 7.30pm at the Botanist. 2oth November – 7.30pm at the Botanist. Tickets £5.00 Ring the shop or call in Running Bear 5 London Road,Alderley Edge, Cheshire. SK9 7JT Call…

A day in the life of the Running Bear ambassador

Runners’ Stories, Training Advice

Hi everyone! As the new Running Bear ambassador, I’d love for you all to get to know me better so I thought I would share what life is like day-to-day as I balance life as an elite marathon…

Improving your performance…parkrun regular to PB hero!

Coach Nick

Running has increased dramatically in popularity during the last decade, in part fuelled by the parkrun phenomenon…As a nation, there is a drive to improve our health and fitness, and growing numbers of people are tying up their…

Limiting Beliefs

Coach Nick

And a very different story We live our lives based on our perceptions of reality. How we see the outside world, as opposed to the actual! Sadly for many, it then becomes our limiting beliefs which impact most…

It’s the night before race day…

Coach Nick

But are you properly prepared!? It’s easy, isn’t it? You train, you put in the miles and you fine tune according to the event that you have entered…Your next big challenge!   The weekend arrives and your body…

Introducing Nick Bishop

Coach Nick

Nick will be taking Running Bear faster 5k sessions weekly, he’ll be supporting these and all of our runners with support and tips through his exciting blogs and podcasts, keep your paws at the ready for fruits of…

Couch to 5K & Faster 5K Sessions

Runners’ Stories, Training Advice

Couch to 5K Running Bear’s “Couch to 5K” is a fantastic way to start running – whatever your motivation. Our 6 week programme will take you from complete beginner (no running) to running 5K and a Parkrun, and…

Bunny Ears for Ankle Security

Training Advice

If you like to have a more snug fit around your ankles, here’s a clever way to tie your laces, called Bunny Ears! Start like this… Create Bunny Ears by putting the laces through the very last hole on…

WISE WORDS FROM THE ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF THE WILMSLOW RUNNING CLUB

Runners’ Stories

Structured Training, with Variety • “Apply the three R’s: Regularity, Regularity, Regularity” – Trevor Faulkner • Be consistent with the three critical training sessions: Tuesday intervals, a tempo run and a longer run • If you stress your…

A View From Our Physio on Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention, Training Advice

A Chat between The Bear and Richard Saxton, expert on gait analysis at Running Bear and injury prevention at Physiofit Bear: As a Physio, you must see a lot of running injuries, what’s your best advice for avoiding…