Shin Pain Running

In our first or second year of life, we all taught ourselves to walk by trial and error. We also learnt to run by the same method. And unless you were lucky enough to have some running training when you were young, the odds are pretty slim that you taught yourself how...

How Much City2Surf Training Should I Do?

The answer depends on how fast do you want to run. You’ve probably heard of the Pareto Principle. Quite simply Pareto’s Principle is that 20% of any activity yields 80% of the result and 80% of any activity yields 20% of the result. This works in almost any situation....

City2Surf 100 Day Challenge

It is now 100 days until the 2013 City2Surf, so if you are up for it, come and join me in the City2Surf 100 Day Challenge. There are a lot of City2Surf training programs around and most of them only run for 10 weeks before the event, so you may be wondering why I...

Farmers Market Wonderland

Buying produce at a supermarket is a crazy alternative We had visitors coming for dinner on Saturday night, so in the morning, we decided to go to the markets to get some fresh produce. Normally we would have gone to the supermarket but these are friends who like...

Your Style Can Make the Difference

If you intend to run the City2Surf, then with seven weeks to go, you’d be getting into the serious part of the training where we start to look at improving your running technique. See ‘Lifting your Game – Week 7’....

Walking to Success

Hats off to everyone who have managed to keep their step count over 10,000 a day in the conditions of the last two weeks. Most of the people I know of who are following the New Beginning City2Surf training program are averaging 13,000 to 14,000 steps a day, which is...