Duck feet running

I’ve seen people running with their toes pointed out or worse, they kick their leg out to the side when they are running. If you really want to maximize the speed and efficiency of your running so that you can run faster, you need to conserve your energy and utilize the right body mechanics. If …

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Running stretches

Many runners are taught a stretching routine and continue to do the routine thinking that it will help them with their performance and minimising the risk of injury. The issue is that many runners don’t stretch effectively, and often target the wrong muscle groups. In this post, we’re focusing on those muscle groups that need …

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Circuit training for runners

In this post, we are sharing a circuit that you can do to help you improve your running performance. The focus will be on improving your explosiveness through the muscles that will help you generate strength and power that will help you run faster, as well as improve your stamina and muscular endurance so you …

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Lower back pain when running

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. A common issue that people experience either when running or as a result of running is lower back pain. Sometimes the pain is so intense that the severe lower back pain leaves them unable to walk. What many people mistake this pain for a back strain or injury, when …

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How to the run 800m

How to run the 800m

The 800m is a tactical event that balances both speed endurance and stamina. The event has shifted from a test of endurance to somewhat of a sprint at the highest level. Running a good 800m time is a good indicator of your health and fitness level, and your athletic ability. Skip to section How can …

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How to run the 400m hurdles

The 400m hurdles is one of the most challenging events in track and field. It requires the athlete to have speed endurance, acceleration, and an explosive ability to jump over the hurdles without losing their cadence, tempo, or velocity during the race. The race is one of the most technical events in track and field …

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Marathon Training

Marathon Training

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links and recommended marathon training advice for completing the marathon. Prior to commencing any marathon training, please check your health and wellbeing with a medical professional. One of the most popular and challenging races that people will attempt to run is a marathon race. The marathon is a gruelling event …

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Best running watches

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. However, the experiences and recommendations are my own. I’ve been doing athletic running activities since the early nineties and one of the items that always came in handy was an electric watch. We would either use a stopwatch or a wristwatch to help us with our training activities, which …

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