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...]

Friday Fartlek

The Swedish term fartlek, translates as ‘speed play’ and is a great workout which can challenge a range of energy systems as you vary your speeds and duration on faster & slower intervals. Typically these will be between 10s to 3mins of faster running with varied speeds & recovery… so yes almost anything goes. Of course some Fartlek are … [Read more...]

Putting the FUN back into Fun Run

Last weekend the Sydney ‘Color run’ was held at Sydney Olympic Park with thousands of participants made their way along the colourful 5km course. The event provides a one of a kind experience that is more about enjoying the run than what speed you run. It’s a refreshing change and one I’m sure lots of people will love. Today the Sydney event of … [Read more...]

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