Melbourne has been treated to the Asbel Kiprop show twice in the past few years and I’ve been fortunate to be there with my cameras to capture those big wheels turning. Here’s some photos and Asbel ‘the legs’ Kiprop starring in his own slow motion rockstar video.
Dr Philo Saunders from the AIS is leading researcher in running economy, a couple of years ago I had the chance to video Philo going through his advanced plyometric routine of ridiculous leaping about. You might not want to try it but it’s worth a look!
The Nike Lunar Racer 3 is an interesting shoe that has the potential to be a versatile option for longer road races such as 10km, half-marathons and marathons.
There’s a lot of controversy and differing opinions about what passes for good running technique, but one thing almost everyone agrees on is the need to be stable and strong at the hips. Here’s some ideas you can try to activate your rear wheel drive.
This is a short and sweet overview of a shoe which I’ve reviewed a couple of times. Firstly back when it was the Kinvara 2 and later as part of an overview of the Saucony 4mm drop range of the Mirage, Kinvara and Cortana. Evolution not revolution.
Earlier in the year a study was released that compared the mechanics of barefoot running to that exhibited in runners wearing the Nike Free 3.0, Nike Lunar Racer and a traditional self selected running shoe.
Last year I found myself with a video camera at Gosch’s Paddock in Melbourne where Olympian Victoria Mitchell was completing a barefoot recovery run on grass. Here’s a great chance to watch an elite runner moving at relatively normal speed.
The uptake of the new Mizuno Sayonara has been very positive, but we wonder whether this is on the back of the soon to be extinct Precision and Elixir? It may be a masterstroke by Mizuno if the Sayonara can combine the best of both worlds, but does it?
Many recreational runners believe doing strides is the province of the elite, but nothing could be further from the truth. Here’s a few thoughts on how to integrate strides into your regular training regime.
In another of his straight shooting reviews coach Mark Gorski says the new Nike Zoom Elite+ 6 is an old cult hero that has returned to its best.
A healthy perspective and fair play in sport helps you make better choices. Avoid making dangerous and damaging decisions to your health, life and well being by keeping a firm grip on yours.
A barefoot style running shoe that actually feels reasonably close to running barefoot.
How hard and how often does high intensity interval training and other big efforts need to be performed? Here’s a few thoughts and a call for readers to share their experience.
The 2013 Nike Free range of shoes continue to be a useful tool in our running coaching endeavours. Check out our wear test and video review.