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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Training tip: proper running form

As you ramp up your training for the RBC Run for the Kids, it’s a good idea to be aware of your form. Don’t re-invent […]

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How to optimize your recovery to get the most out of your workouts

Training for a running or walking event takes a lot of work. You plan the time for your workout, get mentally prepared, put the effort […]

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Training tips from Olympic ice hockey medalist Jayna Hefford

Jayna returned from each Olympic Games she attended with a medal around her neck – silver from the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games, gold from […]

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