Workout Wednesday: Morning Runs

Tips for morning runs! A runner has contributed to Runner's World Australia and New Zealand on some tips which works for him. Prepare the night before - plan running route and put out workout clothes. Be familiar with your Number 2 habits - you don't want to literally and figuratively shit yourself when you're running.… Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Morning Runs

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Workout Wednesday: Start Hard Finish Easy

Maximise your joy of running Research suggests that you may enjoy running more if you get through the tough part early. Everyday Run Walk for 10 minutes to warm up. Then, run for five minutes (or as long as you can without stopping) and walk for one minute. Decrease the running interval by one minute… Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Start Hard Finish Easy

Reflection: A Moment of Silence in the Sky

Moment to myself to reflect! There is something very emotional or at least thought provoking as you watch the last ray of sunlight gradually gives way to darkness. From the comfort of my seat approximately thousands feet above ground, I watch the beautiful shades of red and orange slowly fade into darkness, as the day… Continue reading Reflection: A Moment of Silence in the Sky

Workout Wednesday: Running on Treadmill

Maximise your workout A lot of people think that running on treadmill is a waste of time. The truth is running outdoor is definitely more challenging than running on the treadmill. However, treadmill runs or workouts are absolutely not a waste of time. In fact, they offer a very effective training alternative for a variety… Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Running on Treadmill

Fitness Friday: Running and Knees

The popular belief may not be true Adapted from WAToday. Knee injuries are common across runners. In fact 79% of runners are injured in a given year. This leads to a popular belief that running is bad for our knees. However, a new study suggests otherwise. Running reduces inflammation markers and keeps the joints lubricated.… Continue reading Fitness Friday: Running and Knees

Workout Wednesday: 5 Not To Do Before Running

Avoid these before you run! #1: Avoid static stretching. Static stretching before a run lead to slower starts and a greater perceived effort. A dynamic warmup refers to moving your muscles through a wide range of motion that simulates the running movement. #2: Avoid a big meal before run. The digestive process slows down while… Continue reading Workout Wednesday: 5 Not To Do Before Running

Fitness Friday: Beating the Heat

This article is adapted from Runners World Australia and New Zealand. Conquering dehydration, fatigue & sunburn In a truly Aussie fashion, many parts of the country could reach soaring temperatures of beyond 40 degree Celsius. With hot days ahead of us for the next four weeks, how can we continue to train outdoors while beating… Continue reading Fitness Friday: Beating the Heat