The Ultra-Trail Snowdonia: ‘Beautiful beyond belief, Savage beyond reason’ The inaugural Ultra-Trail Snowdonia, supported by SILVA, certainly lived up to the hype. The brainchild of UK ultrarunner Michael Jones, the race was host to the first truly alpine-scale ultras in the UK. 50 and 100 mile races (which were closer to 60/110!), with over 6000m/11,000m […]
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For athletes undertaking dynamic sports such as rugby, hockey, football and cricket, one of the most common problems to occur is pelvic and groin injury. Often causing long term pain, groin and pelvic issues are also tricky to diagnose. The location of injury can be hard to pinpoint, and finding a solution to cure the […]
We’re excited to see Wales host its first ultra-trail running race – The Ultra-Trail Snowdonia – on the 12th and 13th May, in the heart of the Welsh mountains. Thanks to Michael Jones, the ambitious Race Director, there will be two distances to choose from; a 50 or 100 mile route. Each is packed with […]
Live On The Edge Teams Up With The Ultra-Trail Snowdonia We’re excited to announce that Live On The Edge will be supporting the inaugural edition of Ultra-Trail Snowdonia this May, the first ultra running race of it’s kind in Wales. Created by ultra endurance runner Mike Jones, he realised there were very few ultra mountain […]
Supacore Compression Meets the UK Press Supacore Compression clothing launched this year in the UK and already, there are a host of sporting ambassadors and fitness press titles putting it through its paces. Hailing from Australia, Supacore stands apart from the rest thanks to its medical grading. This way, you know you’re getting the optimum performance […]
Compression is a common word amongst athletes and increasingly of interest for recovery. Within the UK, there has been a rapid rise in the number of people taking part in sport. Sport England’s figures show that as of September 2016, there were 16 million participants involved in a range of activities including swimming, cycling and […]
At the recent Salomon Sunset Series trail race in Edinburgh, we were fortunate enough to meet Lucja Leonard – known as Running Dutchie – an inspirational ultra runner who’s known for taking on the entire length of The Netherlands in her underwear! Lucja’s been using the BLACKROLL Yoga Set and Duo ball as part of […]
BLACKROLL® is excited to be joining the Salomon Sunset Series this summer, starting in Leeds at the beautiful Harewood Estate. We’ll be on hand to offer advice to runners about pre and post exercises and how to get the best out of foam rolling. There will also be competitions to win the best in BLACKROLL products […]
There are those that swear by it – and those that believe it is the worst thing you can do. Music and running can create quite a divide and here we explore the advantages and disadvantages.
For the average person, running a marathon, such as the Virgin Money London Marathon, will most likely leave you feeling exhausted, both physically and mentally. Having crossed the line, the feelings of elation can quickly turn to pain and tiredness, and within a day or two you might even feel a bit worse.