Technique: Downhill Running

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.[…]

Warm Up Routine For 5k Races

If you’ve been running a while, the challenge of running a 5k race won’t be so much around the distance but about the speed you’ll need to run. For this reason it’s vital to have a warm up routine that gets you ready to roll and firing on all cylinders from the gun. The following[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 013 – Goal Setting

Without a vision the people perish. And without an audacious goal or two, our running stagnates and typically goes backward. So this week Hamish and Hayden talk about how and why to come up with goals for your running. We also catch up on local news including the Cambridge Half, Mount Maunganui Half, and the[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 010 – Live from the NZ Cross Country Champs

This week Hamish and Hayden come live from the stands at the National Cross Country Champs at the Auckland Domain. Coverage of the event with interviews of champions: Laura Nagel (SW), Jono Jackson (SM), Cameron Avery (M20), Hannah Miller (W20) and Greg Darbyshire (Masters). And on training talk Hamish and Andy go over the warm[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 009 – Mal Law

The trail running legend Mal Law joins the show to talk about his adventures in the mountains and the exciting things he has coming up including an online directory of all the best running trails in New Zealand. We also share what we love about cross country before the National Cross Country Champs at the[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 004 w/ Julian Matthews

This week we catch up with Julian Matthews, the final member of our male NZ’s Next Top Miler series as he builds up to a (probable) selection for the Rio Olympics in the 1500m. We’ve also hunted down the two winners of the a very windy Wellington Marathon: Katie Wyrill and Ciaran Faherty. Athletics New[…]

The 30 Most Motivational Running Quotes

We all have those times when motivation wanes and we struggle to get out the door with trainers on. Luckily, some of the greatest runners and running personalities have shared the same struggle and have offered their thoughts on how to stay motivated with your running. RUNNING IS ABOUT CONSISTENCY Fall in love with the[…]

Are You All About That Base?

By Hayden Shearman // No, this isn’t an article about “that bass” nor the other “bass”. The base I’m talking about is the running training we do in the off-season, when we’re not gazing down the barrel of an upcoming half marathon or marathon. For most of us running spring or autumn marathons and half[…]