Guest Runner: Leticia’s heart loves movement

    I love how running brings people together all around the world. Runners make up an amazing community. Here I am in Brisbane, Australia and I’ve been chatting with fellow runners not just across Australia, but also from Scotland, the United States and Italy. And today is no exception! I’d like to introduce you to Leticia Wirth, an avid…

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10 short instructional videos on foam rolling

I’ve seen many a runner ask about foam rollers on various Facebook running communities lately. Typically they are asking: What is it? Is it necessary? Does it actually work? And once they’ve completed their first, second, hundredth foam rolling session, they’ve asked of themselves, “is it really necessary?”. There is a love/hate relationship with the foam roller. Runners love the outcomes,…

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Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Runners under $30

Get your favourite runner a gift they will love this Valentine’s Day – without breaking the bank! Below you will find a list of 20+ Valentine’s Day gifts and activities for runners – all under $30! You’ll be popular with your lover without breaking the bank. A friendly tip I recommend getting in early when it comes to gift shopping.…

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Gold stars help Kat Richardson achieve her fitness goals

Today, I’d like to introduce you to Kat Richardson, author of the blog Entire Madness, runner, swimmer and model. She’s sharing the fitness challenge she’s set on achieving this year and tips on how she keeps her fitness goals in front of mind. Let’s get into Kat’s story… Welcome Guest Runner: Kat Richardson Tell me about yourself My name is…

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18 ways to avoid running-related blisters

I was out to lunch with one of my runner friends, Lesley and we got to talking about new running shoes and blisters. She’d neglected to prepare her new running shoes before their first run and ended up with a big blood blister on her heel. What made matters worse was that towards the end of her run, Lesley changed…

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Top 10 blog posts from 2018 and annual wrap up

2018 was an exciting year for me. I succeeded at so many of my running goals. A quick summary since I’m so proud of the hard work I put in: I headed overseas to Scotland where I ran my first 5 day trail run over 136kms. It was AMAZING! And while there, I achieved a PR at the Stirling Marathon.…

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40+ motivational running quotes

Motivation can come in many forms: a family member or friend, running short films, podcasts or audiobooks, signing up for a race or motivational quotes. Sometimes it’s a combination of all of the above. I enjoy all of the above. But today, I’m focusing on motivational quotes. I have a vintage chalkboard in my kitchen which I love to write…

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50+ Running Goals for the New Year

A New Year equals New Year’s Resolutions. For many, this is a time to create new goals to stop or start doing something. And for other individuals, it’s a chance to reset the previous year’s goals. Whichever it is, I always recommend setting new running goals in the current year so you have plenty of time to mentally prepare for…

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6 Steps to Your New Running Goal

Set your running goals 2019 is fast approaching! And while it’s a busy time with the holidays, do not delay in setting your 2019 running goals. If you write them down now, start signing up for new races or runs then you’ll have a couple of weeks to mentally prepare yourself for the next 12 months. Mental preparation helps you…

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