You can beat the tyranny of the watch by using fartlek when doing speed work. Fartlek is a Swedish word that means “speed play”, and 80 years after it was popularised by Swedish runners, Gunder Haegg and Arne Andersson, it remains an extremely effective and fun way of doing speed week. In the early 1940s […]
“A good day starts with a positive attitude and a great cup of coffee” “I’m not a morning person, I’m a coffee person” “Coffee – because anger management is too expensive” All good quotes and memes have to do with coffee – and that’s probably because we all love a nice, steaming-hot cuppa! Whether you […]
Are You Water Wise? Without a doubt, water is the most extraordinary substance! Some may even say it is the ‘Hub of Life,’ writes runner and registered dietitian, Melanie Sher.
If we look at the composition of our bodies, water is the largest single component of the body. It compromises up to 60-70% of our total body weight. Every chemical, biochemical and metabolic reaction that takes place in the body requires water to be present. The body uses this water to help regulate its temperature […]