Couch to 10k

Couch to 10k Program for the Beginner

Whether you have a background in sport or looking to improve your overall wellness, Couch to 10k is a motivational goal for the untrained person to have. The Couch to 10k is a popular method of running and walking that helps you finish your first 10k....

couch to 5k program

Couch to 5k Program for Beginners

Couch to 5km is a general meaning for the average person looking to get off the sofa and run. Running 5km without stops is a common goal to have. You only need a pair of trainers and can be done anywhere. It's a goal that...

Running on trails

Running on trails: Why trail running is good

If you spend most of your training time running on roads, tracks and other hard surfaces, you might want to consider changing your regular routes to include trail running. Sometimes running on roads begins to feel like a chore. Running on trails might be just what...

running for fitness

Running For Fitness and A Better Life

Everybody knows about the health benefits that running for fitness can bring. Reduced blood pressure, improved stamina, a high metabolism, a leaner, lighter physique, and lesser risks of developing cancer and diabetes. Adopting an effective running fitness programs will result in rapid fat loss and improve...

Coronavirus events cancelled

How to train through the coronavirus pandemic

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic around the world and the effect on triathlon, Ironman, cycling and running events being canceled, it may seem overwhelming to some. From staying healthy to the crippling damage to the economy, there is currently a lot of stress...

foam rollers for runners

Use And Benefits Of Foam Rollers For Runners

Those that engage in any type of running activity should consider the individual benefits that come with foam rollers. Foam rollers for runners can knead knotty and tender areas to promote long and smooth muscles. This means you become more injury resistant, recover faster without...

training for a triathlon run leg

Training for a Triathlon Run leg

Training for a triathlon run leg can be arguably the most difficult component of training for a triathlete. This is commonly where most injuries and performance issues arise. So why are most of us poor and inefficient runners, possibly due to a lack of practise?...

Core Workouts For Runners

Core Workouts For Runners

One of the great things about running is that anybody can do it. All you need is a good pair of running shoes and off you go. You can be happy with the efforts you are putting in will make you a stronger, fitter, leaner,...

How To Increase Running Speed

How To Increase Running Speed

If you are looking at how to increase running speed, you need to be aware that two factors affect your speed more than anything else. Your strike rate and your stride rate. Your stride rate is the length of your stride (in other words the distance...

Should Runners Lift Weights?

Should Runners Lift Weights?

Whether you run to manage your weight, run competitive races or are just trying to healthy you might be surprised by the effect that weight training can have on your running. So, should runners lift weights? What you’ll learn in this article: ✓ Why runners should lift...