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...]

History Making 2014 Sydney Marathon & Sydney Running Festival

The Harbour city shone today as 33,000 runners took part in 4 events (4km, 9km, Half-marathon & Marathon) for the Sydney Running Festival, sponsored by Blackmores. The Sydney Marathon, recently awarded the IAAF Silver Label Road Race, lived up to the new expectations with strong international fields in both the Mens & Womens events. The … [Read more...]

St Patrick’s Day Workouts

Put down the Guinness & get your body moving before you start the feast of St Patrick. The 17th March holiday commemorates the day of St Patrick’s passing so this workout (inspired by our Irish OUTFIT X instructor Darren) is 17mins of maximum effort! We’ve given you 4 exercises, think of it as our 4 leaf (exercise) clover, to you! 17min … [Read more...]

The Amazing Space

We’ve been lucky to visit some great cities with awesome public spaces in our travels including Stanley Park in Vancouver, the Golden Gate park in San Francisco & the lake shore in Chicago. It’s so important for great cities to have a major natural feature and amazing public space. Sydney is full of stunning parks, great beaches, and amazing … [Read more...]

2013 Sydney Marathon & Sydney Running Festival

Sydney shone with stunning blue skies while 34,000 runners took part in 4 events in this years Blackmores Sydney Running Festival yesterday. In perfect conditions the harbour glistened as runners took part in the 4km Family run, the very popular 9km Bridge run, the half marathon (21.1km) and the Sydney Marathon (42.2km). Kenyan runner Willy … [Read more...]

Camperdown Oval Outdoor Gym Workout

Have you ever headed down to the park or your local gym with no plan for a workout, and when you got there you just end up sitting on the bike or going for a few laps? It’s ‘ok’ but you’re not getting the full benefit of your workout time. Here is a purpose-designed workout for the Camperdown Oval exercise equipment in Sydney. Click to see our … [Read more...]

The Amazing Boston Marathon

The Boston marathon is the most amazing road marathon in the world. On Sunday 28th July the runners of Sydney will honour those who lost their lives in the bombings this year & support the people of Boston. Run for Humanity http://bayrunforhumanity.wordpress.com/ #BayRun28July #RunForBoston #OneBoston 7 amazing facts on the Boston … [Read more...]

Queens Park – Outdoor gym workout

We live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and yet we also live in a country where 21% of us are obese, which is twice as much as 1993. While we see ourselves as an active nation in fact we face the same health crisis as the USA. It's not all doom and gloom however when you look at the amazing environment around us & combine that … [Read more...]

Sydney Stair Running Workout

Stair running and training for fun runs using stair runs is a great alternative workout to build strength & foot speed. The “High 5’s” as I call them are a great workout to get your legs used to stair running and a good way to add in a varied run into your weekly or fortnightly program. The 5 is in reference to the 5 different sets of stairs … [Read more...]

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