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April 7, 2015

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is currently competing in the gruelling ultra marathon the ‘Marathon des Sables’.   He is aiming to be the oldest Briton to complete the race and is racing funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.     Custom insoles from Profeet   As part of his preparations, Sir Ranulph visited the Profeet Run […]

March 30, 2015

Amputee marathon runner Abdi Dhuhulow came into the Profeet Run Lab last week as part of his preparation for the Iceland Marathon in August 2015.     A new world record? Abdi is aiming for a sub 2:45 time – which we believe will be a new world record for a single-leg amputee.   Originally […]

March 18, 2015

Richard from the Profeet Outdoor Lab explains how to lace a walking boot for a high instep to prevent pain.   Whenever there’s an issue with high instep pain in your hiking boots, either across the top of your foot, because you’ve been going up and down hills, or just in general because you’ve got […]

March 17, 2015

Pre-Race: If this is your first stab at a 10k it’s important to use your training to gauge your race expectations. 10k is just about long enough that setting off too fast can have catastrophic consequences towards the end. You don’t need to run a full 10k in your training but a long easy run […]

March 13, 2015

It’s been a busy couple of weeks at Profeet, with both the Run Lab and Ski Lab booked up…with celebrities!   Yes, like London buses, you don’t see any for ages and then suddenly there’s several in a row.  Here’s a few of the more famous people to pass through our doors in the last […]

March 12, 2015

Regular listeners to the Chris Evans Breakfast Show will know that he and his team have committed to running the Windsor Half Marathon in September this year.     Chris and the team visited Profeet   This will be Chris Evans’ first half marathon, so as part of his preparations he recently visited the Profeet Run Lab for […]

March 9, 2015

Sometimes you need to prevent heel lift in your walking boots. Richard from Profeet explains how to lace your boots to achieve this.     There are lots of ways you can do this.   Our technique is good for clamping the heel down, which is also very good for shin pain, so when the foot […]

Profeet have confirmed that – for the second year – we will be sponsoring the Ealing Eagles 10k race in May 2015.     Takes place on Sunday 10 May 2015   The 2015 edition will take place on Sunday 10 May on a fast course around Gunnersbury Park.   The Ealing Eagles is one of […]

March 6, 2015

Richard from the Profeet Run Lab explains how to lace running shoes for a high instep, or a high volume foot.   This lacing technique is particularly good for pain across the top of the foot, whether that’s from a high instep or you have a high volume foot, and will be able to relieve […]

March 4, 2015

Many tennis players will already be aware of the benefits of using custom insoles for tennis shoes.     Djokovic values his tennis shoe insoles   We recently spotted this video on YouTube, which shows Novak Djokovic carefully removing his insoles before throwing his shoes into the crowd at the Australian Open in 2011.   […]

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