Do you enjoy running but get stick of pounding the pavement? Add some variety to your routine and get into soft sand running. We live in an amazing country and summer truly is the best time of year. Most of us are no stranger to a jog along the water, but running on the soft […]

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Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, ‘shin splints’ refers to the pain you get along the front of your shin anywhere between the knee and ankle. It can range from a mild ache to debilitating pain that may derail your workout efforts. But don’t let this common running conundrum stop you in your tracks.The best […]

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Anxious about your first race? If you’re new to scene, taking on your first big race like City2Surf or City2Sea can be daunting. But there is no reason to feel overwhelmed by the race day preparation – follow this step by step guide and you’ll be race ready in no time. GET READY TO RUN […]

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Maybe you’ve set a target to run your first 5km, signed up for a half marathon or are looking to challenge yourself in an ultra distance event. While proper training is essential, nutrition is the key to success. Here’s how to fuel your fitness training in the lead up to race day. THE MONTH BEFORE… […]

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Whether you’ve set yourself an ambitious running goal, or simply want to get better at running, interval training is one of the most effective ways to improve. WHAT IS INTERVAL TRAINING? Interval training involves short bursts of higher intensity exercise followed by lower intensity recovery periods. In its simplest form – you run for a […]

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We all know running is a great cardio workout and improves your general fitness, but did you know science has proven it can add years to your life? There are many less commonly known health benefits of running, here are just a few: 1. LIVE LONGER According to a 2014 study published in the journal […]

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