Workout of the Week: 014 – Feel-Good Fartlek

As we farewell 2019, we’re doing a run-it-as-you-feel fartlek: 10x 1min on, 1min off. You might do it fast, you might do it cruisey, or you might start slower and finish fast—it’s up to you and how your legs are feeling! Fartlek: 10x 1min at whatever speed you feel like Recoveries: 1 minute easy jog Terrain: Fun[…]

Workout of the Week: 004 – 25-Minute Tempo

Break out that GPS watch! It’s time to introduce the tempo run! We’ve crossed the midway point in this lactate threshold 6-week block training and so we’re switching from fartlek intervals to sustained tempo runs. And with this change, we’re leaving the trails for flight, ideally measured, paths (or you can do this in a[…]

How to tell a good running training plan from an average one?

By Hayden Shearman // A quick Google search revealed 825 million results for “marathon training plan” in just 0.36 seconds. That’s a lot of choice. And a lot of noise. And unfortunately not every training plan is made equal. And, worse, unfortunately not every runner is made equal … which complicates the heck out of[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 059 – Bevan James Eyles

Bevan James Eyles turned his life around with the help of fitness and now he’s using fitness to help others. He’s a running coach, podcaster, entrepreneur, life coach, fitness instructor and great personality in NZ’s endurance sport world. We also talk about our favourite go-to cross training methods for when the body says no to[…]

What Runners Get Wrong in the Gym

The gym isn’t just about using the treadmill when the weather turns to custard or riding the elliptical on physio orders. Instead, runners can garner so much from the gym that will ultimately make them faster, smoother, more durable runners. So, I wanted to dispel some popular myths or behavioural tendencies that I see from[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 053 – 25 Laps of Glory

This month we celebrate the magic of the 25 lap race, the 10,000m! We talk to Nick Horspool and Stephen Day of Wellington who are creating a night of PBs for the 10k in November and want as many runners there as possible. We also round of the track season with a close second for[…]