Must I bother with a proper warm-up and cool-down?

Whether an easy run, a long run or a weekly workout, doing a proper warm-up and cool-down is essential for success

How short, fast hill sprints can propel your training to new heights

Like strides, hill sprints are short in duration but high in intensity and can have a huge impact on improving your running fitness

Spice up the workout by running at a variety of paces

Repeats at 5K pace. Tempo at marathon pace. Hill sprints and strides. Most workouts involve running at one speed and targeting one energy system. To shake things up, try one of these instead: