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The Best Running Safety Gear

Running comes with a feeling of release and freedom, but as with any sport, it’s important to feel safe when doing so. The nights are beginning to get darker, which can make us feel a lot more vulnerable. We’ve created a list of some of the best running safety gear on the market to help keep you, and your loved ones, safe. Million Mile Light £12 Now we may be a little biased, but you really can’t beat the MML when it comes to safety lights. The MML is completely battery free, powered by kinetic energy, meaning it lights up when you move. It’s powered by even the slightest movement, so it works for everyone. As it’s battery free you...

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Training Habits of Top Athletes

There’s a lot we can learn from professional athletes. Most of us don’t have the time to implement a full-on training regime, but here are four simple habits that we can easily integrate into our daily routines, even if we’re not professionals. Be Consistent Iwan Gwyn Thomas is a Welsh sprinter who represented Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the 4x400m relay at the 1996 Olympic Games. In 1997 he won a World Championship gold. He credits his success to his consistency. After his first stint at the Olympics, he had a four-year gap to train for the next games. For those four years he trained consistently, rather than choosing to cut back on training for three years and then...

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The Benefits of Running

Today is Global Running Day, a worldwide celebration of running that encourages everyone to get moving. In the spirit of Global Running Day, we wanted to highlight some of the key benefits and some that you may not have known of before. Runners High Running has mood boosting effects. When you run your brain pumps out feel-good chemicals, which act as a natural pain reliever, helping you to exercise for longer periods of time. These feel-good chemicals are endorphins and endocannabinoids. A type of endocannabinoid called anandamide is found at high levels in the blood of people who have recently completed a run, and research suggests that anandamide may trigger runner’s high, releasing short term positive effects such as reducing...

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Become A Partner

For those of you who love the Million Mile Light as much as we do, we’ve now launched our affiliate scheme! Become a partner and earn 10% commission on every light sold using your code, with other exclusive offers coming soon. Sign up to become a partner using the form here.

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The Benefits Of Having A Running Buddy

With lockdown easing and the world reopening once more, exercise may not be number one on our list of priorities. Therefore, we have to become more adept to multitasking, and running with a friend is a great way to socialise while exercising. Here are a few of the benefits to finding a running buddy. It Keeps You Consistent You’re more likely to run on the days when you’re not feeling so motivated if you’ve set a date with a friend, as you have someone to hold you accountable. Plus, if you arrange a set time to run each week it helps to form habitual training as it becomes part of your routine. You’re much less likely to bail on a...

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