HIIT – Training for runners

What is HIIT? How does this type of training transfer to running At Advance Performance when we carry out a gait analysis for a customer, part of our process involves asking the customer for details of other activities that they are currently doing. Increasingly, the reply to this question has included the term ‘HIIT Training’,

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10 tips for increased flexibility

RunBetter – increased flexibility Increased flexibility and range of motion is great for you, it has been proven to improve balance, strength, injury prevention, posture and lessen pain. Top 10 tips for increased flexibility: Stretch for longer Holding a Stretch for around 10 seconds is not enough, try holding for 45 seconds or more, it

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RunBetter Runners Essential Stretches Videos

Watch our Runners Essential Stretches videos helping you #RunBetter every day Our Runners Essential Stretches vidoes are just a small part of the RunBetter solutions available in-store. They are provided by our qualified team who are here to help you be your personal best.  Find out how you can RunBetter with Advance Performance. The RunBetter Runners Essential Stretches

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RunBetter Runners Foam Rolling Videos

Watch our Runners Foam Rolling videos helping you #RunBetter every day Our Runners Foam Rolling videos are just a small part of the RunBetter solutions available in-store. They are provided by our qualified team who are here to help you be your personal best. Find out how you can RunBetter with Advance Performance. The RunBetter

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Meet our Running Shoe Guru

Need advice on replacing your running shoes? Now you can call or email our Running Shoe Guru for help During social distancing we’re unable give you in-store gait analysis, but we’re reaching out to customers who might be in need of running shoe advice and sharing with you the Advance Performance Running Shoe Guru. Some

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Statement

Response to COVID-19 Coronavirus Advance Performance is a customer-facing company and, as such, we are taking precautionary measures for both our employees and our customers. We will place hand santiser gel in strategic places throughout our stores for both employees and customers to use as they enter and exit the building and for regular use

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Still running virtually

Our Peterborough & Cambridge stores are closing temporarily Our stores in Peterborough & Cambridge have sadly TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to Covid 19. We are very sorry to do this but we want to keep our team and our customers safe and to fully support the global efforts to contain the virus and stop it spreading.

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CANCELLED Brooks Shoe Trial Day March

Date: CANCELLED – look out for new dates Try On: Road Test: Venue:  Cost:  Brooks will be in-store Peterborough & Cambridge with the Levitate 3, GTS 20 and Ghost 12, giving you the chance to road test Brooks shoes on a run. Brooks Shoe Testing Pop in at any time to see the Brooks Team

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Marathon Exercises

Exercises to accompany your marathon training You’ve entered a marathon, secured a place and received your entry pack, it’s around about now that you start to realise the enormity of the task ahead of you. We’re here to help, and keep you on track with some exercises that you can do to accompany your running

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Run Safe and Warm in the Winter

Winter Running Keep your running going, follow these layering, training and visibility tips to ensure you run safe and warm in the Winter. If you’re training for a Spring Marathon, take a look at our Marathon Training and Marathon Exercises Blog posts. Winter’s biggest challenge may not be environmental. It could be motivational. When you look

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RunBetter Club Nights in-store

Join us for a RunBetter Club Night We can organise an in-store RunBetter Club Night for your running club or group. We’ve lots of qualified running advice and experience to share with you. Let us know what you’d like to do and we can tailor the night to you covering any running topic. To give

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Social Running Groups

Social Running Groups Day: Every Monday Time: 11am and 6pm Duration: 30-40 minutes Location: Peterborough Store Cost: FREE Enjoy a 30-40 minute social run led by a qualified running coach, followed by a cup of coffee and a chat with friends back at Advance Performance – all for FREE*. Our daytime and evening social running groups are

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Runner’s Rewards

The shoes that keep on giving! When you buy running shoes, you now unlock Runner’s Rewards giving you some special treats as a token of our appreciation. As an independent family business we really do appreciate your custom. Runner’s Rewards Same-Shoe Reward We hope you love your new shoes – and if you purchase another pair

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Running shoe lacing – 4 ways to tie your shoes

Running shoe lacing – 4 ways to tie your shoes Lacing techniques that can help if your running shoe feels a bit too tight because of a wide forefoot or you have a high instep, also if your heel is slipping, or if you suffer with black toenails. The photographs illustrate each lacing technique to help

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WIN Ely New Year’s Eve 10k Entries

Your chance to win one of TWO entries to Ely New Year’s Eve 10k We’ve a TWO entries to the ever popular Ely New Year’s Eve 10k race up for grabs in our free to enter prize draw. The race is often a sell out, so our prize draw will run until Thursday 17 October,

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