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How can I learn to run faster?

How can I learn to run faster?

How can I learn to run faster? Once you can run for 10-15 minutes without stopping, you’re ready to start working on your speed. Here’s how to do it…. In each week of running, you should have different ‘types’ of runs such as: Intervals – periods of faster and slower within the 1 run Terrain […]

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How to avoid Running Injury in 5 easy steps

How to avoid Running Injury in 5 easy steps

How to avoid Running Injury in 5 easy steps The strongest predictive factor of developing a running injury is….. You’ve been injured in the past. For the 12 months after an injury, you’re at the highest risk of being injured again. The key is don’t get injured in the first place! Simple, right? You will […]

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Which running shoes should I buy?

Which running shoes should I buy?

Which running shoes should I buy? The right choice in running shoes can contribute to: Preventing running injury Reducing muscle soreness from running Enjoying your running Here’s my top tips to help you pick the right shoes. Be warned, there is no exact science to this, and you need to be tuned in to what […]

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How do I break in my new running shoes?

How do I break in my new running shoes?

Those shiny new running shoes are just begging to be taken for spin, but how do you do it so your body doesn’t bite back with an injury? This is most important when you change the model of your running shoes, and I learnt the hard way. Here’s a little detour from the main point […]

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What is a dynamic warm up?

What is a dynamic warm up?

What is dynamic warm up?? It means warming up for exercise with movement, rather than prolonged holds of muscle stretches. It involves repeating the same movement a couple of times, to lengthen muscles and improve blood flow, without any static holds Who should do...

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What is Kinesiology Tape?

What is Kinesiology Tape?

What is Kinesiology Tape? With the Olympics now in full swing, you may have noticed a lot of athletes wearing colourful or even patterned taped that runs in various directions along their body. So what is this tape called and what is it used for? The tape is known as Kinesiology Tape, and despite its […]

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Why are ACL injuries so common in sport?

Why are ACL injuries so common in sport?

Why are ACL injuries so common in sport? Every footy fan knows about the dreaded ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury. It’s also common in netball, baseball, hockey, soccer and tennis. So WHY are ACL injuries so common? Here’s a quick run down of where our anatomy is failing us: 1) We’re not monkeys anymore Our […]

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