Our free running clinics are always a big hit and this is the first of the year … so mark it in your diaries: 11am Sat 4 March, Madills Farm, Kohimarama, Akld. We’ll be covering off some key running technique cues and learning drills and exercises to help make you a smoother and more efficient[…]
In a well-designed training plan, a weekly long run should not leave you depleted for the following week of training. Yet many runners make the mistake of running so hard on the Sunday or Saturday long run that they can’t get any quality training done for the following six days and so they’re only scoring 1-out-of-7 on the training[…]
By Hayden Shearman // As of Wednesday 25 January we are only 100 days to go to the Lion Foundation Rotorua Marathon. In other words, it’s action time. So here’s a heads up timeline of where you want to be and when: 100 Days: Go Shopping Now is the time to whip out that[…]
Even in New Zealand we have had several horrific attacks on runners in recent years. What can us runners do about it? Anything? We chat to criminologist and runner Lynzi Armstrong. Hayden’s book, Runner’s Guide to Wellington: https://arunnersguide.com/books/runners-guide-to-wellington-second-edition/ Hayden’s correction and apology: https://arunnersguide.com/2016/12/27/apology-and-correction-to-the-previous-and-current-edition-of-the-runners-guide-to-wellington/ TempoFit in Auckland: http://www.tempofit.org/auckland/ TempoFit in Hawke’s Bay: http://www.tempofit.org/group-fitness/hawkes-bay/ TempoFit in Dunedin: http://www.tempofit.org/group-fitness/dunedin/ TempoFit[…]
You’ve worked your backside off to get to the top of the hill, what next? How do you make the most of gravity and run efficiently downhill? And what about preventing injuries with all that pounding? Hayden explains in this two-minute video on downhill running technique … Downhill Running Technique from TempoFit on Vimeo.
What with the Paralympics in full swing, international athletics finishing up, World Mountain Running Champs, and loads of action in New Zealand, there is HEAPS to catch up on for this week’s Kiwi Running Show! We also chat race surprises and how to deal with these unforeseen mid-race set backs. Embed from Getty Images […]
By Hayden Shearman // The success of yesterday’s North Shore Marathon all hinged on a small stretch of pavement in the centre of Takapuna: the 35th kilometre of the marathon. It’s the one I failed to complete in the Queenstown Marathon after rupturing my left achilles two years ago. So today was all about righting the[…]