Athletic Running Tips

Beetroot Fetta Salad: Improve 5K Running Speed by 3%

Beetroot is being touted as an athlete superfood.

In Fact:

A study on the benefits of beetroot, conducted at St Louis University in America, found eating beetroot could improve your running speed by 3% for a 5km distance.

Beetroot is loaded with nutrients which are needed for energy production. It is an excellent source of iron which is particularly important to women and athletes.

Here’s a great salad recipe you can throw together after a workout or roll out at your next backyard get together...

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3 Easy Protein Ball Recipes and Ideas (Minimal Ingredients)

Looking for an easy Protein Ball recipe without all the complicated ingredients?

In this post I’m going to show you how you can make simple, protein balls at home. You’ll also see 3 variations of protein ball recipes.

At the end of this post, I’ve included a bonus list of ingredients to save to your phone or print out to take to the shop.

#1. I Quit Sugar Packet Mix

I’m all for shortcuts...

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10 Running Facts To Inspire You

Inspiration is “the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something”. Here are 10 awesome running facts to inspire you to run more!

#1. The oldest and biggest Ultra Marathon in the world is the Comrades Marathon held in South Africa.

The race began in 1921, it covers roughly 90km and is capped at 20,000 participants.

#2. Oprah Winfrey ran a marathon. Oprah ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. in 1994 in 4:29:15.

Not only did Oprah Winfrey run a marathon but she did...

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5 Tips to Find Trail Running Tracks in NSW

Would you like to find the best trail running tracks?  Want to find more trails that are right for you?

Essentially trail running is about getting out into the wilderness, feeding your soul and seeing untouched parts of the world. If only there was a way to find the perfect running trails.

The good news is that if you look to the bushwalkers and mountain bikers, there are some great resources to help you. Here are 5 top tips for finding running trails in NSW.

  1. Wild Walks by  Matt McClelland cov...
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5K Parkrun PB: 4 Parkrun Winners Reveal Their Training Tips

Looking for a 5K Parkrun PB? Learn from 4 female runners who have taken out the #1 spot at their local Parkrun.

(You’ll also get the exact 5k training program kindly shared by one of these winning ladies)

But wait there’s more…  

I also asked these Parkrun champs to share something they wish they had known when they first started running, so we can all gain from their considerable experience.

Bernice is the CEO of the South West Academy of Sport and runs at Bunbury Parkrun...

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Banana Berry Smoothie: A Quick Healthy Snack On The Go

The banana berry smoothie, is one of the best quick healthy, snacks.

If you’re looking for a simple smoothie that is packed with vitamins and minerals, you’re going to love this recipe.

Bananas, with their unique mix of vitamins and minerals, are favourite fruit among elite athletes. Berries are rich in antioxidants which can help improve your health and fight off illness.

I like to use fresh bananas and usually keep a bag of frozen berries in the freezer because they keep well...

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How to Choose a Good Sneakers for Running

This theme is stronger than you beats the fluttering pulse of, according to a survey
the Right shoes will protect not only the foot but also the knees and lower back. In good sneakers to run around in a rush.

1. The heel needs to stay confident, but not too much to shrink. Pull the laces out the top holes. Lace up your tightly, without squeezing, Shoe. Now, with some effort, you can pull the heel of the Shoe without resource. Put back shoelaces in extreme holes-lace up your tight...

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How To Start Running Guide

1.Before you start your running sessions.

You finally decided to do a run. This is the easiest type of physical activity and he’ll help you get in shape, lose weight, look younger, enhance your health. You are determined to run fast, run long distances.

First tip: do not tear off the bat. Running is one of the least traumatic sports, but all the same you can hurt yourself by running too fast, too often, too long...

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How To Choose Running Clothing (And 2 Surprising Products To Avoid)

After a glorious summer, it’s time to starting to thinking about the cooler weather when you’re out running.

And today, in the video below, I’m kicking off with how to choose running clothing. We’re going to talk about what to look out for when buying clothing and finally I’m going to talk about 2 fabrics you need to be really careful of.

Running clothes you typically need are; tops, bottoms, socks, hat, sports bra and running shoes...

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Parkrun Australia: Your Weekly Dose Of Motivation

Parkrun is an organised 5km running event that takes place every Saturday morning at locations in Australia and around the world. If you don’t have time to train with a group during the week, this is a great way to run with others at least once a week. It’ll give you something to work towards and motivate you to train on your own during the week.

I was a bit nervous going along to my first Parkrun because I wasn’t sure what to expect.  So what can you expect?

Park run is exactly what is s...

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