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Kinesiotape – Trend or Real Deal?

As with any other treatment modality, Kinesiotape is just another tool in the toolbox and should be used only after a proper evaluation to...

Carbo-Loading The Right Way

Carbo-loading is not the same as “eat-as-much-as-you-can”. It is important to select high carbohydrate, low fat foods to ensure the total carbohydrate intake is...

Trail Running Essentials on long runs

So you've been trail running for a while, building up valuable calve strength and endurance and now it's time for your first long run....

The Value of Sports Massage

Buying the correct running shoes, following a training program diligently and adhering to nutritional advice are just a few things we as runners see...

On-The-Go ENERGY When Hitting The Trails

During trail runs of less than one hour you may not need any extra energy from carbohydrates, however for runs and races over an...

The Dreaded Slump…

Any runner that has been in a slump knows what an effort it is to get yourself out. Low energy, mental strain, sore muscles...
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Tips, Technique & Safety

Run downhill Really FAST

Cradle Mayhem 2012, the stage runners started about an hour before the day runners on...

The Importance Of Base Training

Through my years of running I have learnt that runners live by the phrase, “Once a...

Trail Safety – The Basics

Being an avid trail runner, you tend to find yourself in relatively remote places and...

Some Things Every Trail Runner Should Know

If you are new to trail running, don’t be intimidated by the sport or what...

Running With Blisters

Blisters are a common problem amongst runners and can often be very disabling. Blisters are caused...

Health & Wellness

Carbo-Loading The Right Way

Carbo-loading is not the same as “eat-as-much-as-you-can”. It is important to select high carbohydrate, low...

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Performance

As runners we often overlook simple things such as breathing and posture, which can be...

Hot vs Cold

Ice and heat therapy can be of great benefit if used correctly... many athletes however,...

Value of Pilates Training

We were born to run...When children play almost every game involves some form of running....

Natural Energy Foods – Bananas

Bananas come naturally packaged with fibre, nutrients, antioxidants and loads of energy. They contain vitamins and...