We're currently on vacation in Thailand, writing to you from the beautiful island of Ko Samet. With no gym available and plenty of beach to work with, we've had to improvise our strength workouts. It got us thinking about how important a good warm up routine is to prepare the body for an intense bout… Continue reading A 10 minute warm up routine to get the most from your next workout
Todays article is a follow up to our previous article, The Guide To Your Fastest 10km Ever. This post will help you tackle race day effectively and confidently, to ensure that all your training and preparation for the race pays off! Pre-Race Nutrition Most 10km races start early to mid-morning time, which brings its own nutritional… Continue reading The Guide To Your 10km RACE DAY
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
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!
A bit too early on Sunday morning, Steve and I boarded the bus bound for Mokpo, South Korea. It was only about an hour journey south of Gwangju. In Mokpo, we made our way by taxi to the Mokpo Maritime Museum where the race started and finished. I wasn't feeling nervous, I was more curious… Continue reading 10KM RACE DRAMA
Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly training posts, you'll know that I was racing yesterday in Mokpo, Korea. The race was the Mokpo Half Marathon. Mokpo is a seaside city, located in the South Western tip of South Korea. The leadup The lead-up to the race couldn't have gone any better. I… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Race Report: Gust, Guts & Glory
Hi! Just a quick post this week as I'm on my taper week. This basically means that my training load has decreased because on Sunday I'll be running my first ever 10km race! The goal is to go into the race rested and ready to run- and finish under in 55 minutes. I had one… Continue reading Workout of the Week: TAPER WEEK