4 12, 2016

From the Couch to the Half Marathon: How to Get Started Training

How did you get into running? More to the point, how did you get into a position where you decided to take on the challenge of running 13 miles? I can imagine it went something like this: “Sat on your couch, watching someone on TV announce how running has changed [...]

22 01, 2012

Tips for Running a Marathon in Less than 3 Hours

Marathon runners have the mental and physical endurance to take their bodies over 42 kilometres and then be able to attend work the next day without aches and pains. The body gets used to running these long distances and once the proper training routine and eating plan has been put [...]

17 01, 2012

Benefits of Resistance Training for Running

Why You Should Resistance Train for Running? Resistance Training offers  a number of benefits to runners. It's no accident that the best runners in the world all perform strength training and resistance exercises to supplement their running routines AND this has enabled faster, stronger, better runners across the board. Arguably, [...]

14 12, 2011

Barefoot Running: Is it Better?

The first thing to note with barefoot running style, is that it is actually performed without shoes. Barefoot running is something that children do when they run around without shoes and it is also common in poorer countries where shoes are a luxury. Minimalist running uses barefoot shoes that are [...]

14 12, 2011

Alternatives to Sports Drinks

Sports drinks are not just consumed by athletes but the general population may drink them because they taste nice or because they need additional energy, but they could contain excess calories that will be burnt off by the athletes and turned to fat on the sedentary person. Although these drinks [...]

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