Asking why you are doing each run is probably the most important question I runner can ask. Hamish and Hayden discuss the importance of getting behind the run and looking for the reason for the workout. We also catch up on news from the Big Shot and Fast K, Wellington Round the Bays, Brad Mathas’[…]
Attention Wellington runners! On Saturday 25 February, we’re holding a free taster session (running technique session) at Tawa College, 11am. No need to register and the event is entirely free of charge and no obligation to sign up to future coaching. This is ideal for runner’s of ALL abilities and a great chance to get[…]
The mile holds a special place in Kiwis hearts. We’ve produced numerous champions, world record holders and medalists over the distance and its blend of speed and stamina seems to suit the Kiwi psyche to a tee. So this week we catch up with one of NZ’s greatest ever milers, Nick Willis, we hear from[…]
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[…]
A good running style all hinges at the hips. Today’s recovery session is about increasing mobility through the hips from dynamic stretches, static stretches, and foam rolling. Gear required: foam roller ball (tennis ball, physio ball, or hockey ball)
The third and final episode of our in-depth three-part interview with New Zealand running legend and Olympic bronze medalist Barry Magee. This final episode covers Barry’s coaching which started in 1962 and is still going strong today, carrying on the legacy left by Arthur Lydiard. Barry Magee’s Coaching: http://www.upandrunning.co.nz TempoFit in Auckland: http://www.tempofit.org/auckland/ TempoFit in Hawke’s Bay:[…]
This week is all about core: abs, obliques, lower back and glutes. And luckily enough, these are ideal areas to target before hitting the beach. Win!
By Hayden Shearman // No matter how many FitBits or GPS watches or fancy new running shoes you get this Christmas, the gift of fitness is something that only you can give yourself. So let’s get busy preparing for yourself that gift of amazing training and racing in 2017. There are no lucky finishers at the[…]
It’s time to be pro-active about that recovery. And this 18-minute foam rolling session is just the ticket to sort out those tired runner’s legs. You will need: – one firm foam roller – one tennis ball, hockey ball or physio ball
This full body workout will help with general strength and stability when running. Stay strong. Run happy.