Tag: Mymo Running

New shoes on the block

What are the new shoes on the block? Most runners will have a go-to, tried and trusted brand that they favour. Perhaps there are a few brands in rotation: one for longer runs, one for speed work, another for when you are out on the trails. The running boom combined with ever-changing and improving shoe…
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The running shoe debate

Running is a simple sport, right? It’s one foot in front of another, as fast, steady or slow as you like. That’s true, as is the fact that good physiology and consistent training will lead you to get fitter and faster. But with running shoe manufacturers adding more and more technology to our favourite trainers,…
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Kev Jeffress Sports Therapist

Mymo Virtual Sports Therapist

We are delighted to welcome Kev Jeffress to the Mymo team. As part of our market research, we asked you to rank in order, what added-value services you would like Mymo to provide. There were various options to choose from including injury prevention and strengthening classes, virtual sports therapist offering professional advice, Pilates and yoga…
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Throwback shoes that made a boom

Here’s our take on those throwback shoes that made a boom. Depending on your age, there may be some running shoes that have passed you by. Others made such a splash they became part of running history either by appearing on the feet of our favourite athletes or being a must-have we were unable to…
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What is heel drop and is it important?

You know what it is like when shopping for your perfect running shoe. There is lots of considerations to take into account such as the right type of shoe, the comfort and ride, the technology inside the shoe, the fitting e.g. wide fit and then there is also something called heel drop. So, what is…
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Lacing techniques for running shoes

Ever stood on the start line of a race and looked at other people’s running shoes and noticed different lacing techniques for running shoes? Well, it turns out it’s not just a fashion thing to look cool (well… for some it might be), but there are very good reasons why some runners lace their shoes…
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Gait analysis for runners

Before buying any new pair of running shoes, it is recommended you have a gait analysis to determine what type of shoes are the best for you and your style. A gait analysis for runners will look at how your feet perform during an exercise and assesses if you pronate and how your foot strikes…
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Buying running shoes should be fun not complicated

Buying a new pair of running shoes can be more daunting than exciting. It can be extremely complex and expensive with manufacturers constantly supplying the market with new models and technologies that for most people are all too confusing. At the end of the day, the most important piece of equipment for any runner is…
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Running shoes may work for some but not all

We see it time and time again on running forums, people posting questions asking for recommendations on what type of running shoes to buy. When you look at the replies and comments, the post gets inundated with different makes and models all to everybody’s personal preference. It is/can be confusing with lots of different suggestions,…
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Person on phone looking at gait running data

Understanding your running data

Let’s face it, we all love data. How about understanding your running data? Analytics tools such as Garmin and Strava provide runners with useful data and information to help them analyse and improve their performances. Data is key because it helps us to analyse and make informed decisions. Ask yourself this question… as a runner,…
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