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5 Tips to Keep You Running in Summer With summer well underway, this is the perfect time to run. Longer days mean the possibility of trail runs, running by the beaches and beach runs and much, much more. Despite all this, the hot summer temperatures can be an added challenge to your existing running goals. The heat, humidity and discomfort that the heat can bring can bring you to a halter, so here are some suggestions to keep you cool and ensure you’re still running through the summer. Run when it’s coolest. With summer bringing longing days, use the extra...

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what is strava? Strava: an almost religious platform for runners. It’s the social media platform that allows you to track your runs and keep control of your progress.  First things first, if you are a newby to the strava game, watch this youtube link for a few helpful tricks: Below we have unpacked the youtube tutorial showing the important steps when getting started. It is a brief look at what to expect, stava is a great platform to engage with other runners or athletes around you and share your wins with those who actually care! As the world of strava...

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why run together?  Running is hard. On top of being exhausting and physically demanding, it’s just as challenging to your mental and emotional wellbeing. A great way to keep yourself in check, make sure you're still meeting your running goals and make sure that you’re still having fun is to find other people to run with. Whether it’s a running partner, run club at work, university or a friendly, local run club, running communities are a great way to remain social while still working on your running goals.  There are a heap of run clubs here in Sydney: Sydney Striders,...

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James being led by Mark “Billy’ Billingham on Channel 7's SAS Australia. Photo credit: Seven Former world champion James Magnussen joined sixteen other celebrities, athletes and reality stars who were challenged to complete an SAS selection course. When training for the TV program, James developed a seriously nasty case of shin splints. We also saw fellow swimmer and star of the show, Shayna Jack, reference the injury during her training leading up to the show.  The inventor of the Solushin and fellow ex-swimmer, Ben Lindsay, had a chat with James about his preparation for the show, the biggest challenge he faced...

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running watches? 5 to look out for Christmas season is the perfect time to reward yourself with a much-needed running watch to help you achieve all those 2021 running goals you have in mind. Running watches can be expensive, depending on your needs and desires, but what better time to treat yourself to an item that can elevate your running and training, so you can perform better in the coming year? This being said, the market for running watches and fitness trackers are large, so, regardless of your budget, there is the perfect running watch out there for you and...

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