Benefits of Self Awareness In Sport

By Karim Awareness is consciousness or expertise in a situation. Self awareness is consciousness and awareness of your thoughts, behaviours, strengths, disadvantages, values, knowledge and potential. Athletes with a winning mind-set target themselves and not the athletes they are competing against. Having an open mind and willingness to seek different … 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

The Best Running Shoes Ever.

I have finally found a pair of shoes that I can recommend! Barefoot Shoes They are from the Merrrel barefoot running range and I’ve found them to be both comfortable and suitable for running over fairly rough ground.  They have plenty of room in the toe area, so no soreness … Continue reading

An Injury Prevention Exercise

This is a quick tip to help you to prevent injury and improve your running. Get hold of a piece of 2 x 4 or something similar, about a foot long, and leave it on the floor near to a doorway. I have mine by the kitchen door. Then every … 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

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