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Less thinking, more doing

“Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.” – Spanish Proverb “How soon ‘not now’ becomes ‘never’.” – Martin Luther “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb I believe all humans continually seek self-improvement. We have goals we want to achieve and new heights we want to…

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Swimming for runners

Dive into a new cross-training routine by adding swimming to your workout docket. You may prefer to keep your feet on dry land, but for the sake of thwarting injuries and maintaining fitness, you won’t get a better return on your investment than from swimming. Serving as an ideal form of active recovery for runners,…

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5 Ways the Alter-G Can Help Runners

By POGO Physio The Alter-G Treadmill is a revolutionary device enabling reducing loading during walking and running. The treadmill uses differential air pressure to reduce percentage of body weight, enabling walking or running at anywhere from 20% to 100% bodyweight. This can be used for numerous conditions to help ensure safe, yet quick return from injury…

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Start 2018 off on the right foot with GaleForce Running Squad

GaleForce Running Squad is one of the fastest growing Qrun groups and we are excited about the year ahead for GFRS and their coach Chris Gale. Article by Chris Gale: The last month is always difficult to train due to the end of the year, Christmas celebrations, work & family commitments, but as we enter…

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Start 2018 off on the right foot with GaleForce Running Squad

The last month is always difficult to train due to the end of the year, Christmas celebrations, work & family commitments, but as we enter 2018 it’s now important to start the new year off on the right foot! What are your plans for 2018? Have you laid out a plan in how you’re going…

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Successful Marathon Running: Race Day

By Pogo Physio By the time you read this blog post, you may have done all the hard training. I hope everything has been going as planned leading up to the big day. At the very last stage of the marathon training, you would not expect much physical gains, so therefore it is time for you…

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How not to ruin taper week

By Sally Garrard | Advanced Sports Dietitian | 6 minute read | iPerformance Nutrition It’s the mark of a great coach that recognises recovery is what will bring out your best performance. These same coaches will go to great lengths to make sure that your training load has peaks and troughs, and that you progressively overload…

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Heard of a fat burning profile? This is key to running faster for longer and Physiologic is ...

Your metabolism is your body’s engine. When you breathe, oxygen is carried to your working muscles where carbohydrate and fat are used as fuel to create energy to keep your muscles working. In the first 2 minutes of running your body will use carbohydrates as fuel as it provides quick energy without relying on oxygen (anaerobic)….

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So you’re training for GCAM17, but you’re ‘not a runner’

Plenty of people who run, marathoners even, will tell you they’re “not really runners”. There’s no shortage of posts from running bloggers claiming they don’t deserve the title, despite running multiple times a week. This is perfectly exemplified by a close friend of mine, whose thoughts reflect the mentality of many who don’t consider themselves…

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