5 Strengthening Core Exercises

5 Strengthening Core Exercises

These core exercises will help you maintain good form on every run. – By: K. Aleisha Fetters Source – www.runnersworld.co.za Source accessed date – 25 August 2015 At the start of a run, it’s easy to run ‘tall’, with good form – head balanced over shoulders, shoulders over hips. But…

Tips For Your First Half Marathon

Tips For Your First Half Marathon

Source: Runner’s World For many runners with long-distance dreams, the half marathon is the race of choice. For nearly a decade now, it has been the fastest-growing distance in our sport. And no wonder; twenty-one-point-one kilometres is ideal for any runner looking for the next big breakthrough – whether you…

Can Your Shoes Prevent Injury?

Can Your Shoes Prevent Injury?

  Can a shoe help prevent injury? Will-shoes-prevent-injury Yes, shoes can reduce injury risk, because they can alter your form and how the repetitive forces of running are applied to your body. For example, research shows that the firmness of shoe cushioning can influence the stiffness of your legs (i.e.…

Couch to 10k

Couch to 10k

Running For Beginners – Couch to 5k and further                       You have mastered running 5k and now you feel you are ready to step up to your next challenge. It might be that you have completed your 5k program and…

Marathon Day Tips

Following are some marathon day tips to a fun and successful finish Start slow: Remember, conserving energy is critical in distance running, especially when it comes to running a marathon. If there is lots of traffic at the starting line (very likely if there are thousands of runners), just be…


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