Fitness

Meeting Generation UCAN

October 27, 2011

This week on The Partnerunning show we were thrilled to interview a representative of Generation UCAN. Generation UCAN has a wonderful background story and is one of those companies making a difference in the world. Whether you are interested in finding a better source of energy for you training and endurance running or just like […]

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Running Into Yoga at Lululemon Brighton

July 25, 2011

What a fabulous idea! We had a great time today with our Lululemon athletica Brighton group challenging ourselves to an hour of yoga after running along the foreshore from Middle Brighton Baths up to Elwood and back. Often runners don’t stretch properly after a long run. This leads them to become very stiff and rigid […]

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Could you run an indoor marathon?

January 19, 2011

The concept of people flying around the country to complete an indoor marathon is quite foreign to Australians and New Zealanders. Whilst we often get cold weather and hot, we don’t get that to the extreme depths of freezing temperatures that drive Americans indoors for their running. That’s not to say we don’t all occasionally […]

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Sleep Matters

December 28, 2010

Most experts recommend getting between 8 and 9 hours sleep per night, however not many of us seem to get that amount. In fact the amount of sleep our bodies need is an individual thing and many of us function well on less than that amount. Experts agree though that when it comes to athletes […]

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Managing the ‘Christmas Blowout’

December 25, 2010

Over the December/ January period diet experts suggest that the average Australian will add 3-5kgs of fat and lose 1-2kgs of muscle as they indulge in extra food and drink and break away from their regular food and exercise patterns. This is pretty scary! If we eat 3500 calories more than we burn up in […]

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Staying Healthy during the Christmas Holidays.

December 24, 2010

It can often be extremely challenging to stay fit and healthy during the Christmas/New Year holiday period. Not only is our normal routine disrupted but we have a series of social events that often include lots of extra quantities that we would not usually have! We are also often travelling longer distances for holidays and […]

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