The September issue of Women's Running for 2021 is out now! Here's what's in store...
The September issue of Women’s Running is full of all the inspiration you need to love your running forever. This issue, we tackle age: older women are smashing running records, particularly in endurance, so we find out their secrets, and learn the best way to train in our 50s, 60s and beyond from the experts. We also take our running back to school: whether you’re just starting out or you’re an experienced runner, there are lessons to be learned here, with stretching, training and nutrition, that we should all be taking note of. And speaking of which, all of us runners need to be doing more than just running! We investigate the best types of cross training for whatever kind of runner you are – we promise you’ll find something you’ll love almost as much as running. Plus, we have all the latest kit on test, interviews with incredible women runners to inspire you, and all the latest running advice all crammed into these pages. Happy running!
Here are the highlights…
WARRIOR: We speak to the lightning-fast Charlotte Purdue about her disappointment at missing out on Tokyo this year and her hopes for the Paris Olympics in three years’ time.
KIT: We test the very latest, shoes, shorts, capris, tops and tech.
BACK TO SCHOOL: We go back to basics and uncover all those things you should know before you run for the first time, as well as everything you really should know even if you’ve been running for years.
TECH: How Polar developed the very best heart-rate monitoring in the business (and Eilish McColgan’s favourite watch).
IN FOCUS: Expanding from running community to award-winning apparel retailer: This Mum Runs is on a roll.
THERAPY: How running can support your mental health in similar ways to more traditional therapies.
CROSS TRAINING: The very best training you can do to support your running and ensure you remain injury free for longer.
PLANS: Smart week-by-week training plans if you’re heading out on the trails.