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Join our group of 700+ runners and walkers for a morning run.

Regent Harriers is an informal running group unparalleled in the world. With the fundamental aim of being a Comrades Ultra-Marathon Training ground, but in the latter years attracting runners and walkers of all pedigrees, it is a group whose common goal is to keep fit and to do so while most “ordinary humans” are still tucked up snuggly in bed!

Metabolic flexibility

Metabolic flexibility

I love the term metabolic flexibility and I believe it is what all Athletes should be striving for.  The term sums up the use of using both Fat and Glucose as tools in your [...]

Running Timetable

Regent Runs

A big advantage of the group is that inexperienced runners can gather a wealth of information from more experienced athletes, who are all too happy to share their knowledge. “The group is so diverse, from [...]

Why do we get out of bed so early to run?

The benefits of early morning runs

Why do we get out of bed so early to run? So often my (non running) friends ask why we choose to run at such a ridiculous time of the day...  What is it that [...]

Spot On Treatment Centre

Spot On Treatment centre

Spot On Treatment centre is a new physiotherapy practice based at the Kings Park Virgin Active and offers a wide range of services and specialist physiotherapy treatment for sports injuries (acute and chronic), musculoskeletal conditions, [...]

Sports Recovery by PRIME

Sports Recovery

Exercise at all intensities acts to place stress on energy stores, hormones and the musculoskeletal structures. The more intense the exercise is, the greater the stress (and damage) that the body is subjected to. Recovery is [...]

Plan your Diet

What is Ketosis

This process is achieved by eating a low-carbohydrate diet. Our bodies need glucose to function and most of it comes from carbohydrates. When you take carbs out of the equation and glucose isn’t availalbe, our bodies [...]

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