The toughest endurance races in the UK New year, new you! What better way to plan for an awesome 2017 than getting involved in one of the toughest endurance races available? In today’s blog post, we look at the top 10 endurance challenges that you can take part in…

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10 tips on dating a runner So you’ve got your first date coming up and you know that you’re going to be dating a runner. Great choice, a brilliant start to 2017 if I do say so myself. But before you go, there are a couple of things that you…

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How to stay safe when out winter running With Christmas finally upon us, there is no escaping winter running. As the temperature drops and the nights get darker, sometimes going for a post work run is the last thing on your to do list. But believe it or not,…

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Swimmer Beth French is going to take on arguably the toughest swimming challenge on the planet, the Ocean 7. The Ocean 7 forces swimmers to cross seven sea channels, which have been selected by the World Open Water Swimming Association to push any endurance swimmer to their absolute limits. Tackling the Oceans…

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In March, Team EtchRock were kindly invited to the AJ Bell London Triathlon Training Essentials Day in London. Throughout the day, we learnt all about the three different stages of the race and were given training from some fantastic coaches. With the London Triathlon fast approaching on the 6th…

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Everyday I receive tweets, comments and private messages from people who want to start their fitness journey but have no idea how to start. The most common challenge that people come to me daily on social media with is how they can incorporate fitness into their everyday working lives….

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Runners can be put off trail running for a variety of reasons. Some don’t like the seclusion, others are worried about getting lost and some people just really don’t like bears. Below are 6 easy tips to staying safe when running those trails to ensure you can keep going…

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As you may know, when training not fuelling your body up with the right foods and nutrients can affect how well your body performs and your overall fitness. Nutrition is so important when you have a big event such as a race in order for your body to work properly and achieve the goals you…

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If you are looking for a new running challenge, or want to mix up your training have you thought about trail running? Anybody and everybody can go trail running, the trails are not reserved for elite runners they are open to everyone, read on to find out why you…

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Forget the mountain, the mind can often be the toughest thing to conquer in any type of challenge. You will often hear about the dreaded ‘wall’ that runners encounter on their runs. That moment when you mind says, ‘Nope, not doing this anymore’. More often than not, your mind…

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