Six Pack Abs and How To Get Them

Six pack abs seems to be a major pre-occupation on the internet. I must admit that it has never been a problem to me.  Having run for most of my life and done other exercise as well, six pack abs is something that I’ve never needed to try to achieve.  … Continue reading

Ten tips on how to run faster: Increase your speed

By Kurt Simonsen Everyone who runs can do so faster. No, not everyone can suddenly develop world class speed, as talent and ability usually dictates just how good you can be. But, every person who runs can do things in their training to make them cover more ground in a … Continue reading

5 Tips on How to Run Faster

There are different schools of thought on how to run faster. Before you begin training to get faster, you need to assess what you actually want to accomplish. There’s a difference between speed and quickness; and although agility drills, (using ladders, cones, dots, etc.) are great for developing overall quickness, … Continue reading

25 Ways to Run Faster

By Emily Faherty It’s been said if you want to run fast, you have to practice running fast. (What? Thought Ryan Hall or Lolo Jones got that quick with just luck?!) Read on for 25 ways to have a harder, better, faster, stronger workout, smoke the competition, and maybe even … Continue reading

Running Better Part Two

In my quest to run faster on the track I have been trying various new ideas, like the protein in the last post, and revisiting some old ones. Strength training is one of them, and since the weather has been so wet this summer I have been trying to do … Continue reading

London Diary

I am spending a few days in London at the moment. It has little to do with running I know, but I have two comments to make. I went to Madame Tussaude’s and saw a waxwork of Jesse Owens. What surprised me was how small he was, though that was … Continue reading

Core Body Strength Equals Better Running

I am writing this in response to a comment I have recently received on my “Three Things”post… “Building up your core muscles is very important for strength, posture, and overall health. I have back issues and I focus a lot on core exercises to help take care of my back … Continue reading

Three Tips to Improve your Running

If you are a recreational runner the following three tips should help you to improve your running and prevent injury. Beginners in particular will benefit from this advice whether you run marathons or chase footballs or anything in between. 1. Learn to run properly. You might think that anyone can … Continue reading

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