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What To Look For In Good Running Shoes

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What To Look For In Good Running Shoes

  Hey guys! How are you doing? Today, I'd just like to breakdown what to look for in good running shoes. Whether you're wearing them for sport, style, comfort or safety there are 7 main components that make your trainers great. So let's break them down! Midsole The midsole is what runners are first drawn to when it comes to picking up a new pair of trainers. The midsole provides comfort, should be lightweight and most importantly provides protection and response. The midsole should be a great shock absorber as it is, for example, in the Ardent 1s. It should...

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Are Running Shoes Good For Walking?

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Are Running Shoes Good For Walking?

Hey guys, Last time we spoke about whether running shoes are necessary. Whether you need them for sports or training and exercise, and in short, the conclusion we came to was, yes - running shoes are important. But what about for walking? It makes sense to use running shoes when running, but do you need them for when you are walking? Well, in short, you don't need them, but they are better than most other types of shoes for walking. Running shoes provide the most cushioning and usually have a great fit so they are so comfortable to wear whilst...

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Are Running Shoes Important?

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Are Running Shoes Important?

  Did you know, the first running shoe termed as a sneaker was made in 1917 by the manufacturer, Goodyear, and the reason they're called sneakers is because the rubber sole makes it easy for you to 'sneak' around quietly? I find that cool, but believe it or not, that's not the main function of a running shoe.. I'd just like to discuss briefly whether running shoes are actually important or not. In short, yes - you should buy running shoes. They are important. To an everyday sportsperson, be it a runner, a footballer or someone looking to get healthy,...

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2018 Natwest Six Nations Championship

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2018 Natwest Six Nations Championship

Ardent, how are we all doing? On Saturday 17th March, the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations Championship came to an end. An intense competiton saw Ireland win the Grand Slam in emphatic style on St. Patrick's Day. We English people, on the other hand, went on a 2 game win streak at the start of the competition, beating Italy and Wales, then we went on a 3 game loss streak, like the pros we are...yeah. Sadly, in our last game against Ireland, (15-24 to the Champs) Anthony Watson (who went to my junior school) injured his Achilles, whilst Elliot Daly (who...

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Setting Goals - Part 2

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Setting Goals - Part 2

How are we all doing, Ardent? On our previous blog post we were talking about setting big goals and how that's gonna affect your work ethic and achievements (make sure you check it out if you haven't yet, on our previous blog - Setting Goals - Part 1). The thing is, all of that information is useless if we don't actually have a game plan. So how do we go about creating it? Know your goal. First and foremost, you gotta look at where you want to be and what you want to achieve. What will you be happy about...

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