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Why Balega? #runningsocks

XMiles have chosen Belaga for quality as we believe your socks are as important as your trainers - Socks - When and why should I replace my running socks? Balega's socks are the most technically advanced of any on the market. As a brand Balega provides harmony in the fit, feel... [Details]

Posted on June 30, 2017 by XMiles Team

Why Saltstick?

SaltStick products have become increasingly popular with marathon and ultra runners growing on the buzz from long course triathletes. XMiles were introduced to SaltStick following recommendation and have quickly become a favourite product with our customers.  SaltStick can be taken on top of your existing nutrition to aid electrolyte replacement increasing the prevention and... [Details]

Posted on December 19, 2016 by XMiles Team

Nutrition - What does the right fuel look like for athletes? by Renee McGregor

In order for athletes to be successful, regardless of their chosen sport, one of the key outcomes needs to be consistency in training. Only when an athlete can train consistently over a period of time will they achieve progression and improvements in their performance. This involves ensuring the right fuel... [Details]

Posted on November 21, 2016 by XMiles Team

More than just a training log - the story

When we look back on our lives, we tend to focus on the key highs and that have helped shape us. But when you look back with fond memories of that fabulous half marathon time you managed a few years back, it’s easy to forget just how much hard work... [Details]

Posted on November 14, 2016 by XMiles Team

How to use the Mountain Fuel System

Typically if you chose to utilise the whole system you would; Night Fuel 1. Mix up a Night Fuel the night before your event with hot milk or water, slowly drinking/sipping it during the evening to allow your body the optimum time to benefit. Just because you’re asleep does not mean... [Details]

Posted on September 19, 2016 by XMiles Team

Tailwind Nutrition

So Why Tailwind? I was introduce to Tailwind by a number of runners who swear by it for racing and training, with such a positive word of mouth response I had to find out more. A common point of discussion on forums regarding nutrition before long runs and in the build... [Details]

Posted on July 07, 2016 by Anthony Clark

Runners Knee by Kyle Pepperman-Hackett @Hackett_massage

This month’s edition explains what “Runners Knee” is and what you can do at home to treat it.

Posted on January 30, 2016 by XMiles Team

The Art Of Off-Road Running - by Pete Roper :The Off Road Guru

So what is "The Art Of Off-Road Running" ?

Posted on January 06, 2016 by XMiles Team

Running etiquette - The unspoken rules

The beauty of running is that you can do it whenever you wish without the need of expensive equipment, booking a venue or waiting for the gym to open.  Put on your shoes and get outside.

Posted on July 28, 2014 by XMiles Team

Run Together - The benefits of joining a running club

As we all start out on our running journey we tend to run solo or buddy up with a friend. Our confidence grows,.Dip our toe in with events such as parkrun and then maybe move on to longer distance events. The variety and possibilities are endless.

Posted on June 05, 2014 by XMiles Team