Published: Jun 19, 2018

Basic Running Style is Important

The basic of running style is only important; like trying to lean slightly forward otherwise keep it natural and relax!!

Published: Jun 19, 2018

Run in the Present

"Run in the Present" ignore how far you have run (past) and still have to run (future); keep running easy: run for the moment.

Published: May 31, 2018

Final week before running a marathon or ultra-marathon

The final week before running a marathon or ultra-marathon is critical to calm your mind down. For many years I used to get so worked up before a major race. I was fit but all the ‘what ifs’ came flooding into my mind. After weeks of tra...

Published: May 28, 2018

Aqua balance curing running knee injuries

Years ago I could hardly walk up stairs, my knees were so bad from years of running endless marathons and ultramarathons. The physio said my legs were weak, despite the cross training of gym sessions and cycling. What the physio was trying to say, is...

Published: May 28, 2018

When running on the road, for your own safety, always run facing the oncoming traffic.

Running on roads has its dangers and most of the time drivers don't see pedestrians nor runners. As a runner our best defence is to  face the oncoming traffic. Be fully aware of your environment using your ears and eyes, running facing the traff...

Published: Apr 27, 2018

Try run on soft sand to strengthen your ankles and legs

If you have an opportunity to run on a sandy beach or soft sand use it to strengthen your ankles and legs. If you have been running on a hard firm surface and start running on beach or dune sand, be very careful, as it can put huge pressure on your a...

Published: Apr 13, 2018

Train like a runner

Train like a runner: Do the long runs, hills, time trials and rest days.   Eat sensibly, control your weight? up and down. Train in similar conditions to what you will run in. If is hot and you are in a cold climate -  run indoors on a t...

Published: Apr 13, 2018

Dress to feel like an athlete

Dress to feel like an runner: In our subconscious mind have an image of what a good athlete looks like. Think of what comes to mind when you see a runner flying down a hill; lean, light, power, full of energy, fast. Without even training by just put...

Published: Apr 7, 2018

Benefit of running a race in a dry environment

There are some benefits of running in a dry environment, the biggest benefit is when you pour water over your head and body that you don't need to be too concerned about your socks and shoes getting wet.  If they do your running shoes will dry o...

Published: Apr 6, 2018

Tightness of your running shoe laces

When you running a race you want your shoes to fit you perfectly. If shoe laces are too tight or too loose you will soon find yourself stopping to fix your running shoes. So how do we sort out the shoes problem. Very easily by tying your laces once a...