Athletic Running Tips

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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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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How To Start Running: Couch To 5k

“There is an expression among even the most advanced runners that getting your shoes on is the hardest part of any workout.” – Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon

As you can see, even the top runners find it hard to lace up and get out the door. You just need to get started and everything else will follow.

Today I’m going to show you how you can go from no running at all to being able to run 5km without stopping.

You guessed it. There’s an app for that.

There a...

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Should You Run With Music? 89 Running Mums Share Their Views

The majority of professional runners don’t run with music. In fact, many running events don’t allow it.

While this may be telling us something, music can actually enhance your running.

The trick is to know when to run with music and when to run without music.

Let me explain:

Sports psychologists recognize two types of attention strategy:

Inwardly focussed attention and Outwardly focussed attention.

  1. Inwardly focussed attention is where you are aware of your breathing and feet landing...
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