Training zone

Need support and advice for your training? Well look no further! As a valued member of #YoungLivesvsCancer, we've got you covered. We’re proud to be working with Phil Roberton from Fitness Aspirations who’ll be providing coaching support for our runners, cyclists and trekkers. His goal is to support you to get to the start line injury free and fully prepared for your challenge.

Meet Phil Roberton from Fitness Aspirations

Phil has been involved with the London Marathon for over 10 years and has supported thousands of sporting legends.

Where to begin

Just signed up for an event? Check out our top tips for taking those first steps on your sporting journey.

Training Guides

We've got running guides, cycling guides and trekking training guides. What more could you ask for?

Event FAQs

Answering all of your most commonly asked questions. You're welcome!

Social media shareables

Here are some images for you to share on social media so that everyone knows what a legend you are!

Running Form

If you want to run more efficiently and stronger then maintaining good posture is a great place to start.

5 Foundations of Health

Mastering the five foundations of health is essential to increasing performance and achieving your fitness goals.

Nutrition: how to fuel your training

Here's our lowdown on how to fuel those long training sessions effectively and give your body what it needs.

And breathe…

We talk about how long we can survive without food, or water, but never breathing. Turns out, it’s pretty important!

Five ways to injury-proof your body

Getting injured is very frustrating. Here are our top 5 tips to injury-proof your body.

Four signs you may be getting injured

It's very difficult to predict and prevent injuries happening. Here are four signs that you may be getting an injury.

Staying fit when injured

Injuries are an all too common aspect of exercise. Here are five steps on staying fit when injured.

Inner Strength: building your core

Developing core strength can have lots of great benefits. Here are some exercises to get you started.

The wonderful world of Tapering

So you're a few weeks away from the big day. Here's what you need to know about tapering.

Summer Training: beating the heat

Here are our top tips for successful and safe training on those long Summer days.

Running during the cold and dark months

Winter training comes with additional difficulties. Here are the things you need to think about.

Post-lockdown training

Post-lockdown training tips to get yourself back into a training mindset and how to train safely in the 'new normal'.

Five Tips for Race Day

It's easy to forget about the little things ahead of the big day. Here are the things not to miss.