Tag: running

Should I stretch?

To stretch or not to stretch? Some seem to swear by it, whilst there are fast runners a-plenty out there who deem stretching as overrated and do almost none at all.

Is running good for you?

Any runner will tell you, there is nothing like heading out for a run, the fresh air, the exercise, and the freedom. Despite bad press on occasion, running or jogging remains one of the go-to exercise options. It’s ongoing popularity due in part to…

Get better at running long and slow for Ironman

Running at ‘Ironman pace’ can often be unnatural for triathletes as it’s different to strength–based, fast running with quick rhythmical movements. In most competitions we race faster than we train, but in an Ironman marathon our pace is often considerably slower than our easy…

Why does my calf hurt when I run?

 The pattern seems to be a predictable one: the runner has increasing pain that builds up as the distance continues, sometimes culminating in having to stop. But what is the cause?

Use the environment, switch up training

I walked along the beach to central surfers paradise and my my my feet and legs knew about it! That was on on firm sand too! 

What is ‘proper run form’?

I was talking to a friend today about the slo-mo camera I use to analyse run form and he asked me what was the ‘proper’ way. There’s a question!