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How to return to running after injury

How to return to running after injury

Featured Injury Management
Have you ever returned to running from an injury, only for it to come screaming back again? Follow this plan...
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Troy Sachs – Training for the UTA100 with only 1 leg!

Troy Sachs – Training for the UTA100 with only 1 leg!

Athlete Interviews Videos
Training for a 100km Trail Run is tough. Imagine taking on that challenge when you only have one leg! Troy...
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Free Meal Plan For Runners

Free Meal Plan For Runners

Nutrition
Real food programs designed to improve running performance.
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How does alcohol affect your health and wellbeing?

How does alcohol affect your health and wellbeing?

Articles Nutrition
Have you ever wondered exactly what alcohol does to your health and what the implications are of drinking too much...
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Coronavirus 10-Minute Indoor Cardio Workout

Coronavirus 10-Minute Indoor Cardio Workout

Featured Training Training Plans Videos
Here is a simple 10-Minute Indoor Workout For Runners that you can do anywhere at any time.
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Get Faster In Your Next Half Marathon

Get Faster In Your Next Half Marathon

Articles Training
For your half marathon to be a success you need to make sure you have the right training approach.
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How To Diagnose and Treat Calf Strains and Tears

How To Diagnose and Treat Calf Strains and Tears

Injury Management
Learn how to diagnose, self-treat and rehabilitate yourself back to normal running after suffering a calf strain or calf tear.
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The Top 10 Factors that help runners lose weight

The Top 10 Factors that help runners lose weight

Articles Nutrition
Running is a great way to get rid of a few extra kilos.  But running alone wont make the difference. ...
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How Long Should Your “Long Run” Be? (UTA100 Training Program)

How Long Should Your “Long Run” Be? (UTA100 Training Program)

Training
If you are training for the UTA100, you may be wondering what the maximum distance that your longest training runs...
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Base Training Phase – What is it? How do you do it?

Base Training Phase – What is it? How do you do it?

Training
Base training is the first phase of a training cycle. It is what you should do as you start to...
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How to activate and strengthen your glutes

How to activate and strengthen your glutes

Featured Injury Management Strength Videos
Lower Back, Glute and Hip pain is one of the most common problems faced by runners. It can range from...
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6 Steps to Learn to Love Running (a love hate relationship)

6 Steps to Learn to Love Running (a love hate relationship)

Training Training Advice
Learn how to go from hating it to being addicted.
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Prolonged Rest Can Make Overuse Running Injuries Worse!

Prolonged Rest Can Make Overuse Running Injuries Worse!

Injury Management
If you have an overuse injury that is stopping you from running, and you have been told you need weeks...
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Preventing Running Injuries With Body Maintenance & Regular Treatment

Preventing Running Injuries With Body Maintenance & Regular Treatment

Injury Management
You are much better off investing in some form of regular preventative maintenance, than you are sorting out a problem...
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How to Pack Your UTA Mandatory Gear

How to Pack Your UTA Mandatory Gear

Gear Reviews Training Training Advice Training Plans Videos
Save Valuable time on Race Day Packing your mandatory gear properly, will save you time, ensure you are comfortable, and...
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UTA50 Course Description – Stairs, Hills, More Stairs . . . What are you in for?

UTA50 Course Description – Stairs, Hills, More Stairs . . . What are you in for?

Articles Training
The UTA50 is sometimes considered to be the “middle child” in the Ultra-Trail Australia weekend. It sits between the quad-busting...
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Heart Rate Training – Why You Should Do It

Heart Rate Training – Why You Should Do It

Articles Training
Heart Rate Training - Why is it better than pace or perceived exertion?
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Nike Pegasus 36 Trail – Review

Nike Pegasus 36 Trail – Review

Gear Reviews
Nike Pegasus 36 Trail - A great "hybrid" shoe which is equally as comfortable on the road as it is...
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How to Master the UTA Taper – Overcooked Vs Undercooked?

How to Master the UTA Taper – Overcooked Vs Undercooked?

Training
How much running should you do in the final three weeks before the UTA?
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Gipron Trail Running Poles

Gipron Trail Running Poles

Gear Reviews
Gipron Trail Running Poles - only 100g per pole! Light, Strong and the fold easily into 4 parts - making...
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Naked Running Band

Naked Running Band

Gear Reviews Videos
My favourite ever running accessory - the Naked Running Band holds everything you need for runs of up to 3-4...
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Diagnose and Cure Your ITB Problem

Diagnose and Cure Your ITB Problem

Injury Management
ITB Pain is one of the most common running injuries. Learn how to self diagnose and treat your ITB and...
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Cadence is King

Cadence is King

Articles Technique
Should you be running at a cadence of 180?
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To “B” Race, or Not to “B” race

To “B” Race, or Not to “B” race

Articles Training
What are "B" Races? and how do you choose which ones to do?
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Treadmill Vs Running Outside: Which is best for runners?

Treadmill Vs Running Outside: Which is best for runners?

Technique
Running on a treadmill can cause overuse injuries. If you are going to run on a treadmill, learn to run...
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Create an Annual Running Plan to maximise your results

Create an Annual Running Plan to maximise your results

Training
How to create an annual running plan to maximise your running potential and ensure you continue to improve year after...
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261.2km in 24hrs on a Treadmill – How did he do it?

261.2km in 24hrs on a Treadmill – How did he do it?

Athlete Interviews
A good friend of mine, Luca Turrini, recently broke the Guinness World Record for the furthest distance run in 24...
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Strength Work or Stability Work – Do you need the gym?

Strength Work or Stability Work – Do you need the gym?

Articles Stability Strength
Will going to the gym and lifting weights help or hinder your running?
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Recovery Nutrition – What do you eat after training?

Recovery Nutrition – What do you eat after training?

Articles Nutrition
Do you pay attention to your recovery meal?
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Switching to the trails could rekindle your love of running.

Switching to the trails could rekindle your love of running.

Articles Training Training Advice
Hitting the trails might be just what you need to renew your love of running.
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Could running with poles make you faster at the UTA?

Could running with poles make you faster at the UTA?

Athlete Interviews Videos
Running with poles could make your UTA race faster. Listen to what Scotty Hawker has to say . . .
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What does “Core Stability” mean for a runner?

What does “Core Stability” mean for a runner?

Stability Stability
Core stability for a runner means having stable hips and a stable pelvis while you are running.
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How to keep training when injury stops you running

How to keep training when injury stops you running

Injury Management
As a runner there’s probably nothing more frustrating than when you can’t run. Over the course ...
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