Hill Running secrets for the City to Surf

Only 7 weeks to go until the 2016 Sun-Herald City2Surf on Sun 14th Aug. By now you should be gradually increasing your longer runs and building your strength on climbing & descending hills. Follow these training tips to make the most of the undulating terrain past Kings Cross, Rushcutters Bay, Edgecliff, and Rose Bay. Most recreational runners … [Read more...]

5 Winter fitness tips to keep you active

There’s nothing like a training session to help you feel energised, positive and help maintain your fitness. Winter can be a tough time to maintain your training as we see less of the sun & more potential excuses to roll over & snuggle under the doona. Follow these 5 tips below to help you keep going through winter. Run at lunchtime. If … [Read more...]

Thanks for the support!

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others - Audrey Hepburn We can all offer so much to help those around us, and I wanted to say a big thank you to the many people who have supported me in the build up the London Marathon 2016 & my fundraising efforts. Thank you to … [Read more...]

Running the World Major Marathons

For almost 10years I’ve been thinking/dreaming about completing all of the World Marathon Majors (WMM). They’re such iconic races run through incredible cities I was totally captivated by the majors. On 24th April 2016 I will complete my 6th and final WMM, the London Marathon. For London i'm proud to be raising funds for a charity, Changing Faces, … [Read more...]

Glut Exercises for Runners #3 – Running Strength Series

In our 3rd & final Glut exercises for runners we utilise some resistance band training to target the Glut med and also present a few alternatives for those without bands. Remember to focus on keeping a stable pelvis & torso throughout the exercises to help facilitate the strength transfer through to your running. Using the resistance … [Read more...]

Introducing kids to running – 5 unique ways to encourage healthy habits

Your children love to run, jump, spin, hurdle, hop & sprint. It’s this innate urge to move which we should encourage & nurture. Running is probably attractive to your kids as they want to emulate your healthy habits, and they also get to spend time with you, without the distraction of your phone, TV, work demands, chores at home etc. It’s a … [Read more...]

Glut Exercises for Runners #2 – Running Strength Series

Improve your running economy, and reduce your risk of injury with our Running Strength Series. Our Glut Exercises for Runners #2 follows on from our previous post Glut Exercises for Runners #1 adding some additional exercises to improve your pelvic stability & target the gluts. The following exercises require pelvic stability utilising 1 leg … [Read more...]

Glut Exercises for Runners #1 – Running Strength Series

Improve your running economy and speed through running specific exercises, which target glut activation. These exercises will help improve your pelvic stability as you run so you will lose less energy and have less pelvic tilt each step. This will help reduce excess loads placed on your hips, ITB & knees. In this first series of exercises we … [Read more...]

Returning to training after a marathon

Returning to training after a marathon is an exciting time. You’ve gained experience and many  lessons learnt from your race, especially if it was one of your first at the marathon distance, and returning to training and setting your sights on your next goal can provide strong motivation and rejuvenate your running. Just make sure you don't rush … [Read more...]

Beat Your Best 2015; Who’s in?

Hi guys, Our new #BeatYourBest program is perfect for those wanting to finish 2015 at their peak! Summer is coming, Christmas parties, holidays, bikini weather… Now is the time to get started so you’ll look & feel your best. Don’t have time for face to face training? We’ve got you sorted! We’re all busy with work/travel/family, so we’ve … [Read more...]

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