New Goals

With a lot of us working from home or minding kids we find ourselves having a bit more time to exercise. This is a great opportunity to create some new goals. People who normally frequent gyms are now running roads and trails they have never done so before. Motivation to exercise or run can be […]

Running – Older But Faster!

Running - Older but Faster!

Running – Older But Faster! Running began for me as a young child. I fell into it, I was a boxer first, but through my training I discovered that I was a fairly good runner too. I was one of those athletes of decent ability who fell through the cracks during college, which led to […]

Marathon Week

Overstride - marathon week

Marathon Week – How to manage your thoughts & feelings Marathon week is probably the hardest week of all the weeks leading up to the race. This is the time when you starting doubting yourself, feel niggles, thinking  your legs are heavy and have a general lack of energy. The upshot of this is, its […]

Build Your Aerobic Base!

Aerobic base

Aerobic base An aerobic base is the cornerstone of any running related sport. You cannot build a sound physical condition without a sound aerobic base. The natural progression of movement from birth is to roll, crawl, walk, run. Endurance sports are no different. Weather you play football, soccer, hurling, running, triathlon, tennis, it is irrelevant. The basis for […]

How To Fix Your Overstride

Overstride - marathon week

Overstride As I outlined in my previous post, overstriding is a major contributor to knee pain and poor economy. I want to highlight some exercises and running form drills that you can incorporate into your training, to help prevent your overstride.  Hernan Pinera