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5 Common Marathon Training Mistakes to Avoid

As a physiotherapist, I have observed that training errors play a major part in overuse running marathon injuries. I regularly treat injured runners who, when their pre-injury training history is chronicled, have had a recent sudden increase in training volume, frequency and/or intensity. Alternatively, their training hasn’t changed but they have neglected to schedule rest […]

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The Importance of Icing After an Injury

Be it through starting a running program or mid season training, many people will sustain injuries which require careful management and treatment if they are to get back to full fitness as soon as possible. Whether you are familiar with the complete R.I.C.E.R protocol or not, the application of ice to an acute soft tissue injury […]

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Running in your 20’s

Choose your path. Stephanie Bruce, professional runner and Women’s Running blogger, says in your 20s, “Energy is high and life is full of new adventures.” True— without school restraints and set team practices, runners can make their running schedule their own. Plus, it’s easy to set new goals—like training for a half marathon with your […]

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New to running? Top 9 tips to get you started right

1. Keep yourself accountable Setting goals is a given, but sticking to them is another thing altogether. After setting your goal for the new year—completing a race, running three days a week or losing a certain amount of weight—tell people about it, either by confiding in another person or announcing it on social media. 2. […]

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Want to end 2016 on a fitness high? Free this weekend?

If you answered yes and yes, you are in luck! This might be your last chance to do something for yourself to feel energised ahead of the busy Christmas period when your calendar fills up with office parties, shopping and the like. The last race of 2016 in the SEQ Trail Run Series (round 4) is […]

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Cassie Fien shares her tips on how to run your best marathon overseas

Cass, on behalf of Qrun, congrats on a great year in 2016 with your marathons in London, Berlin and a PB most recently in Saitama International Marathon (2:33:17)  as well as all the other races you did around the world including a top run for Australia at the World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff finishing […]

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Secrets to maintaining a successful healthy eating plan

“Control your environment” is a concept I commonly use with clients to help them address perceived hurdles to healthy eating which consequently impairs progression towards their goals.   What do I mean by “Control your environment”?   This basically refers to planning ahead and foreseeing any time or physical constraints that may influence your availability […]

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Training for an ultra marathon? Here’s our 16 week program, enjoy!

Training for an ultra or long trail race and not sure where to start? Our program below will help you on your way. Remember that consistency is key. No need to think you need to run fast all the time as just the ‘time on your feet’ in training runs so to speak and nutrition […]

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Check out the benefits of Pilates and why you should try it now!

Pelvic Floor Strength By Doug James, physiotherapist + podiatrist at intraining running injury clinic. Pelvic floor function is an unspoken aspect of core strength. Athletes and coaches recognise the importance of core stability as a means of improving athletic performance and reducing the risk of certain injuries (for more information see Core Strength for runners […]

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Is the heat getting to you? Head to the gym and try these x training sessions today!

Is it getting a little hot and humid for you or are you just worn out from the same old runs over summer? Don’t worry, we have you covered! These interval sessions will allow you to keep you fit and maintain that rush of endorphins that running brings! Try them today. SESSIONS (bike, pool and elliptical) […]

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In the gym but short on time? These sessions pack a punch, try them today!

Justin Smith, exercise physiologist and owner of  Alpha Omega Health gives us his top tips to ensure you are getting the most out of your valuable time whilst in the gym.  The minimum guidelines for exercise has recently changed to include the type of exercise we complete, the intensity we complete it with and the duration […]

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Common marathon training mistakes

Have you ever trained for a marathon and wondered if what you’re doing is the right thing? To avoid making some common errors that could cost you dearly come race day or stop you even getting to the line, we have compiled some common marathon training mistakes in the list below and what to do […]

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Why training in a group is awesome: GaleForce Running Squad

Today, I was fortunate enough to join director of GaleForce Running Squad, Chris Gale and his womens’ running group on an easy run around parts of the Brisbane river. We met bright and early at 5:30am and proceeded to get going right on time as many women in the group had to get going to work and uni after.

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Four common training mistakes to avoid for ultra runners

Adapted with permission of VeloPress from Training Essentials for Ultrarunning by Jason Koop, coach to elite ultramarathoners. In his book, Koop reveals his highly effective ultramarathon training methods for ultrarunners of all abilities. The world of ultrarunning is changing. People are starting to pay far more attention to their training and are realizing that if […]

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Components of a weekly running program

In order to reach the improvements you are capable of, I believe variety is key in any running program and your weekly schedule should contain a mix of short interval or hill work, tempo runs, long runs and easy or regeneration runs. As we get older, some cross training can be beneficial for the basic […]

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Why run?

Welcome to Qrun, this website is for you to explore, socialize and obtain information for your running needs. Whether you are a beginner or established runner, we are the one stop website for you!

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