Taking a regular break is critical to enhancing longevity and enjoyment of running. Smart runners and coaches know that it sometimes pays to hit the reset button to avoid burnout and chronic injury.
I recently had a run on an Alter-G anti gravity treadmill – a very strange experience! Here’s some thoughts on how to approach using the Alter-G in your training. Please chip-in and share your experiences.
Seven statements of good intent that build fitness effectively and help you enjoy your running.
The Adidas Boston3 is well suited to marathon racing and tempo style running, they encourage the kind of rolling gait that can eat up the miles at a decent but perhaps not break-neck pace.
The Inov8 F-Lite 195 is a popular shoe amongst the CrossFit fraternity and for minimally inclined runners. For me they sat best as a gym/walking shoe or for small volumes of running on natural surfaces.
Build your knowledge of the nuts and bolts of running with these helpful and inspiring reads.
The Saucony Virrata continues the trend towards mainstreaming elements of running shoe minimalism. The Virrata is arguably the most approachable “zero drop” shoe on the market today.
Lovers of the original Adidas Adios despair no longer: the Adizero Ace 4 is the closet thing you’ll find to your old favorite marathon racing shoe.
Potential strange looks from your neighbors aside, these traditional running drills can be useful in training for good running form.
Coach Mark Gorski believes the Nike Pegasus 29 is a “quiet achiever” amongst the feature rich array of running shoes available today. Check-out his review of one of the mainstays of the Nike running range.
A relatively easy multi-pace, multi-shoe fartlek based training session to keep the legs ticking over or to work on your technique at different speeds.
A few weeks ago our running technique coaching business had its largest piece of media coverage to date in Melbourne paper The Age. Mark Gorski and I were interviewed and then Mark conducted a technique training session with two beginner runners. I’ve captured some behind the scenes images here and provided training tips for beginner […]
The Saucony 4mm range of the Kinvara, Mirage and Cortana offer a relatively unique package in the running shoe market; low heel-to-forefoot drop cushioned trainers. Find out how they fared in our review and video discussion. Afterword added 11 December 2012.
Combining running with a busy life can be challenging. When time is as scarce as a kind word from your boss fall back on a simple training plan to keep it together. Here’s a six week program that does just that.