For many people that rely on outdoor activities to keep fit, these are the hardest months. There is just too much temptation to stay at home and eat, drink and be merry, and forget all about exercise!
Running is possibly the simplest and most common form of exercise. Here we provide some advice on getting started, improving running and some interesting articles about running and runners. In our main article on the benefits of running we also discuss Christopher McDougall’s belief that humans are “born to run”.
Whether you are trying to get fit, lose weight, or both, there are now many tools to help you. Here we share some useful web-based tools that help you to plan walking, running or cycling routes. They are all free to use, and all have some special benefits and features. If there is one tool that does it all, then tell us and we shall feature this also.