Workout of the Week: 051 – Ladder Session #3

Are you ready for some distance? This week’s ladder session eases up the pace a little but goes a longer as we deliberately hunt out some hills. Bring them on!  WHAT? Ladder Session (in mins): 2-4-6-8-6-4-2 @ lactate threshold (your 1-hour race effort) Recovery: 2min recovery jogs Terrain: Mixed, undulating terrain. Feels: Climb every mountain![…]

Workout of the Week: 050 – Ladder Session #2

  It’s more fartlek ladder goodness this week! And this time with a slant towards more endurance than speed. WHAT? Ladder Session (in mins): 1-2-3-4-5-4-3-2-1 @ 3k – 15k race effort Recovery: 1min easy recovery jogs Terrain: Mixed, undulating terrain. Feels: Feel the rhythm. There’s 25 minutes of work in this workout, and with only[…]

Workout of the Week: Fartlek Intervals – 010

This workout is a super energiser. Shorter intervals but quicker speed mean you’ll be getting both lungs and legs cranking! Be sure to join our club on Strava: strava.com/clubs/runtempofit And our group on Facebook: facebook.com/groups/teamtempofit/ And don’t forget to connect on: Facebook @runtempofit Instagram @runtempofit #tempofitwow #tempofitwow010 (the three numbers at the end matching the number[…]

How to Pace a Race Like a Jedi Master

By Hayden Shearman // Pacing your race well, with even splits, is undoubtable the number one thing you can do on race day to maximise your performance and enjoyment of the race.  Whether you’re pacing yourself in your own race or you’re a pacer guiding others to their goals, the same techniques apply. So here are[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 041 – Mountain Running

We catch up on results from the NZ Mountain Running Champs, The Dual and other events featuring Kiwis around the running World. Plus we talk about why you should join a running club. Athletics NZ Weekly Update: http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-27-march-2017 The Dual Results: http://totalsport.racetiming.co.nz/competitions/1510 NZ Mountain Running Champs: http://athletics.org.nz/News/beaumont-and-grogan-crowned-mountain-champs Find a Club: http://www.athletics.org.nz/Clubs/Member-landing-page TempoFit in Auckland: http://www.tempofit.org/auckland/ TempoFit in Hawke’s Bay: http://www.tempofit.org/group-fitness/hawkes-bay/ TempoFit[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 024 – Running Biomechanist Kelly Sheerin

Kelly Sheerin is the director of the Running and Cycling Clinic at Auckland’s AUT Millennium. He knows his stuff about running technique, performance and injury prevention and joined us to chat about the latest research he’s working on in the field of running technology and wearable devices. We also catch up on the news from[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 021 – Nick Symmonds

Nick Symmonds is one of the global stars of middle distance running and this week joins the show to chat about how he’s gone from viewing running like a form of torture to winning six USA 800m titles and now is transitioning into the life of an entrepreneur with Run Gum. We also catch up[…]

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 – 012 – Bring Home the Bling

Wow, what an Olympics! New Zealand finish with four athletics medals with veterans Nick Willis and Val Adams coming through yet again and new kids on the block, Eliza McCartney and Tom Walsh, picking up two fabulous bronze medals. We recap the action breaking down how each of the Kiwi medals unfolded, taking a moment[…]

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[…]