exercise, Fitness

Your Guide to the Elliptical

It's a machine found in practically every gym around the world. The elliptical  or "cross trainer" as it's sometimes named, has been around since the beginning of time! It originated from cross-country skiing as it mimics the movements you experience while skiing. Whether you already use the elliptical or want to start, we will go… Continue reading Your Guide to the Elliptical

Fitness, Lifestyle

Running Barefoot VS Running Shoes

Have you seen people running with the vibram fingers running shoes (those funny looking ones with the individual toes) lately? In recent years they have become more popular, advocating a "minimalist" or "more natural" approch to running and encouraging people to train their feet, rather than "casting" their feet in running shoes. If you've ever… Continue reading Running Barefoot VS Running Shoes

Nutrition

The Calorie Counting Conundrum

Hello everyone, We hope you're having a happy and healthy week. Most of our articles up to this point have been about exercise and running. So today we decided to do a nutrition article. In todays post we will delve deeper into the big 'C' word.....Calories. It's something that comes up always on our social media… Continue reading The Calorie Counting Conundrum

Half Marathon Training

Steve’s Half Marathon #2 Report: Bittersweet

Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly posts, you will have seen that I had a half marathon last Sunday. The race was in Suncheon, around an hour south of our current hometown. Here's how it went down, enjoy. The Build Up The week's training leading up to the race mostly consisted of… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon #2 Report: Bittersweet

exercise, Lifestyle

Morning vs Evening Workouts: What’s better?

Hi everyone, hope you had a good weekend. We ran the Suncheon (Korea) 10km and Half Marathon on Sunday- posts on the race up soon! For this weeks post, we want to talk about the morning vs evening workout routine. Do you prefer to workout in the morning or the evening? Mornings We all know someone who, because… Continue reading Morning vs Evening Workouts: What’s better?

Workout of the Week

Workout of the Week: RUNNING AGAIN AT LAST

No exciting workouts this week- things haven't gone to plan. I wasn't able to stick to my workout schedule because of a pain in the top of my foot that started after the last 10k race. Every time I'd lace up and walk, the pain would get worse. On Wednesday I was thinking, there's no… Continue reading Workout of the Week: RUNNING AGAIN AT LAST

Half Marathon Training

Steve’s Half Marathon Training: RECOVERY!

Hello fellow runners, I hope you are well on this Monday morning. There were some big races over the weekend. The big one was the New York Marathon. After years of African dominance in the women's race, Shalene Flanagan won the women's marathon. Seeing a non-African runner on top of the podium is a rare… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: RECOVERY!