Team New Balance Manchester

Blog 28: Jonny Mellor and his platelets…or lack of!

Every athlete has their own individual story, with different struggles and triumphs along the way. More often than not these struggles are running related injuries and illnesses, but not always! Jonny, like the majority of runners, has had his fair... Continue Reading →

Blog #27: Recovery

As athletes we are always reminded that recovery is just as important as the training itself. In order to adapt to the hard sessions that we do day-in and day-out, we must allow our bodies to recover. It is an... Continue Reading →

Blog #26: Q & A with Ben Connor

Ben, our newest team member joined us in March of this year and has been in scintillating form on both the roads and track, this followed a great winter over the cross country culminating in victory at the English National... Continue Reading →

Blog #25: Dealing with injuries!

Injuries are unfortunately part of the deal when you sign up to a life of running. Despite doing everything within our control to avoid them, it is hard/almost impossible to be completely immune to them. The challenge is not only... Continue Reading →

Blog #24: Highgate Harriers Night of the 10,000m PB’s

Unless you completely removed yourself from any form or news or social media from the running world this weekend, it was hard not to know about the Night of the 10,000m PB's hosted by Highgate Harriers at Parliament Hill athletics... Continue Reading →

Blog #23: USA part 2, East Coast to West Coast

As the saying goes, time flies when you're having fun, and I think that can certainly be said for our USA training and racing camp! Seven weeks flew by (twelve for Ross)! Yes, we worked hard along the way, but... Continue Reading →

Blog #22: USA part 1…

Firstly we must apologize for the lack of blogging over the last month! The majority of the team have been busy putting in the hard work in at altitude in Albuquerque, New Mexico in preparation for the summer track season... Continue Reading →

Blog #21: A Coaches perspective…

Team New Balance Manchester is now just over 2 years old and established as one of only a few professional endurance running teams in Europe supported by a performance running brand. As the lead coach I have been predominantly influenced... Continue Reading →

Blog #20: Bullet Proof!

There are huge benefits to strength training for distance runners and it is an integral part of our weekly training programme here at Team New Balance Manchester. I have stolen a great line from International High Jump Coach Fuzz Ahmed,... Continue Reading →

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