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How sportswear is getting smarter

Most of us are so familiar with smart materials that it’s easy to forget just how brilliant they’ve been for innovation in sportswear. Smart materials are fabrics that alter their properties according to changes in the environment. You know those shirts that are marked “I never wrinkle”? Well, that’s an example of smart material in…

Running technique – get more air time

There are many much-discussed variables that affect running performance but one technique that’s often overlooked is ground contact time. In other words, the amount of time your foot stays in contact with the ground on every stride.   When doing gait analysis (you know, when you get on a treadmill in a running shop and…

Review: WorkIt London bootcamp class

Last month, courtesy of Somuchmore, Racefully team member Tara attended a WorkIt morning Bootcamp class. This is what she thought:   The studio: Henry Wood House   When you head off to train at a gym in London, more often than not, you find yourself underground. WorkIt beats that stereotype by being on the second…

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