Training tip: water running

There are often times throughout a running program when you just can’t get out to run. There could be a number of reasons for this, […]

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Role modeling running values

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the lessons and experiences I’ve gained through running have shaped much of who I am. I see […]

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Training tip: embracing hills

Yes, they slow you down; yes, they leave you gasping for air; yes, they make your legs burn, but they are not the enemy. It’s […]

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Common overuse injuries: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome ‘Runner’s knee’

Symptoms Pain felt at the front of your knee, around the kneecap (patella) Pain with walking, squatting, kneeling and stair climbing Pain under the kneecap […]

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Training tip: Fartleks

What?? Yes, you read that right. Fartlek is the Swedish translation for ‘Speedplay’. Used in running training it refers to periods of fast running interspersed […]

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Training tip: staying motivated

There’s nothing like the enthusiasm of signing up for a goal race to get you to start running, or the excitement of getting close to […]

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The ugly side of running

Not to be vain, but for the most part I think running tends to make people better looking. It increases blood flow, giving you better […]

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Nutrition for recovery after runs

As your training volume increases, providing your body with protein, carbohydrate and fluid is important. It is important for 3 main reasons: Prevent future training […]

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