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Running Nutrition
How soon after running should I eat?
Injuries
I've started running again after a long time off. I'm taking it easy and building up using a run/walk routine. ...
Injuries
I have started getting slight pain at the back of my heels, the bottom of the foot feels fine, my ...
Injuries
I keep getting plantar fasciitis whenever I start running again. What is advised to help prevent this so I can ...
Gear
I'm new to running and need some help regarding running shoes
Injuries
What is the best treatment for knee ache?
Running Training
How many miles a day should I run to prepare for the Virgin Money London Marathon?
Injuries
My wife feels very lethargic in the mornings. She is suffering from high blood pressure. What is your advice?
Injuries
I get a stitch on my right side at the bottom of my rib cage, every run that I do. ...
Fundraising
I've signed up to run an event for charity, but I'm struggling to raise enough money. How can I let ...
Hydration
How much water do I need to drink when I'm working out?
Injuries
I think I may have injured my hamstring. I can still run but not sprint fully and there is some ...
Fundraising
I find it difficult to ask people to donate towards my fundraising charity - do you have any suggestions on ...
Running Beginner
How do you attach your name letters to the running vest?
Gear
How much wear can you get out of a pair of running shoes before you need a new pair and ...
Gear
I have been training in rough terrain running shoes and do most of my training through fields and off road; ...
Gear
I have very flat feet and I find it difficult to run? I am also a severe pronator. Can I ...
Running Training
I really struggle to get a regular pattern of breathing while I run, do you have any suggestions?
Women's Running
I'm pregnant, what precautions should I take when running?
Running Nutrition
What's the ideal pre-marathon breakfast?
Running Nutrition
I am training for marathon, on long runs go well for 2 hours/16 miles but then lose pace and struggle. ...
Warming Up & Down
What's the best way to warm up before exercising?
Warming Up & Down
When should I stretch, before or after my workout?
Running Training
My training was going well up until a few weeks ago and then I came down with a severe lung ...
Injuries
What treatment would you recommend to prevent IT Band pain?
Gear
What's the best way to clean my off-road running shoes after a muddy run? I've heard of some people using ...
Running Training
Whatever distance I run, my pace seems the same. How can I improve?
Running Training
Is it better to run on or off-road?
Injuries
I'm having pain in my knees when I start to run more than 6 miles. Would it be best to ...
Running Training
I like doing cross-training such as weights, rowing or netball. Is it ok to substitute some runs for some cross-training ...
Women's Running
I have been told that women need to take iron supplements if they are training for middle distance events; is ...
Running Training
I'm confused how many of my training long runs/miles I should run at race pace in the lead up to ...
Injuries
I have a recurring popliteal injury, and don't have the funds to see a sports physio. Any ideas please?
Injuries
I get really sore calves when running, especially up hills and it really affects my running. I do stretch them ...
Motivation & Music
I always run alone but can running with someone else boost my motivation?
Hydration
How much water should I try and drink each day?
Warming Up & Down
How long should my warm up take before I run?
Warming Up & Down
How long should my cool down last at the end of my session?
Injuries
How do I treat a blister?
Gear
Is it recommended to wear a long sleeve tee underneath your running top?
Injuries
Can I still run if I have a cold?
Healthy Eating
I have an upcoming holiday - are there any tips for avoiding extra calories?
General
How do I make my account private?
Injuries
The doctor told me I have bursitis of the gluteus and said it would clear up in a couple of ...
Running Training
I live in a very hilly area and cannot avoid running up hills, does too much hill running affect the ...
Running Nutrition
What is the best way to carry water during running?
Running Nutrition
Should I add protein/carbohydrate additives to my diet for extra strength?
Running Training
I run a total of 16-18 km per week 3 runs of 5-6 km each. Is it better to train ...
Injuries
I do a little bit of cycling after about 25 to 40 mile my left hand goes completely numb i ...
General
Does realbuzz connect to Garmin / Strava or is it only manual entries?
Running Training
I've got my place in the London Marathon but we are going skiing on the 7th April for a week ...
Running Training
How can I improve my marathon race for the last 8km?
Running Training
I ran when I was younger did 2:44 marathon, had a break for 8 years and started again rather fat ...
Injuries
Will calf compression guards help with shin splints?
Running Training
What is the best way to train for a downhill race if there are no hills for me to train ...
Motivation & Music
Do you have any motivation tips I can use during my training runs?
Running Nutrition
Can you recommend alternatives to gels for refueling during long runs (and the marathon)? Real food ideally...
Running Nutrition
I try and eat grain and gluten free which can mean I struggle for energy while running – do you ...
Running Training
I’m running my first marathon, any race plan recommendations?
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Louise Damen

Louise has been running for over 20 years, with the last 16 of those at International level. She has represented Grea...