Running training zone

Need support and advice for your training? Well look no further! As a valued member of #TeamYoungLives, we've got you covered. We’re proud to be working with Phil Roberton from Fitness Aspirations who’ll be providing coaching support for our runners. His goal is to support you to get to the start line injury free and fully prepared for your challenge.

Post-lockdown training

Post-lockdown training tips from Phil at Fitness Aspirations to get yourself back into a 'training' mindset.

Maintaining training momentum

Having an event delayed or cancelled can hit you right where it hurts. Here's how to keep training momentum going....

Staying fit when injured

Injuries are an all too common aspect of exercise. Here are five steps on staying fit when injured.

Five Tips for Race Day

It's easy to forget about the little things ahead of the big day. Here are the things not to miss.

Nutrition: how to fuel your training

Here's our lowdown on how to fuel those long runs effectively and give your body what it needs.

Summer Training: beating the heat

Here's out top tips to give you a sweaty hand with training in the heat!

Train, sleep, rest, recover, repeat

Rest and recovery is often an element of training that's easy to get wrong. Sometimes, it's overlooked completely!

The wonderful world of Tapering

So you're a few weeks away from the big day. Here's what you need to know about tapering.

Five ways to injury-proof your body

Getting injured is very frustrating. Here are our top 5 tips to injury-proof your body.

Five signs you may be getting injured

It's very difficult to predict and prevent injuries happening. Here are five signs that you may be getting an injury.

Inner Strength: building your core

Developing core strength can have lots of great benefits for runners. Here are some exercises to get you started.

Running during the cold and dark months

Running in winter comes with the additional difficulties of colder weather and darker days. Here are the things you need...

Half Marathon Training Guides

Download one of our half marathon training guides to get you prepped and ready for that start line.

Marathon Training Guides

Download one of our marathon training guides to get you ready for the epic 26.2 miles.

Meet Phil Roberton from Fitness Aspirations

Phil has been involved with the London Marathon for over 10 years and has supported thousands of runners.

Where to begin

What to think about when you start your marathon training for Team Young Lives.