So you’ve finally started running, it’s been a few weeks of 10 minutes here, 15 minutes there… All in all a good effort on your part. But despite all your hard work and efforts you just can’t seem to find any consistency going, nor do you seem to make any real progress. Your times aren’t […]
Best Leg Exercises for a Runner
Are you a runner that doesn’t lift weights? Read this to see where you’re going wrong. Many people think that to get better as a runner you simply have to run more, and while there’s some truth to the idea that running more will make you better, it isn’t quite as straightforward as that. Leg […]
Metcon- How CrossFit Influenced an Entire Generation
The sport of CrossFit has risen to stardom in the past decade. CrossFit has aided a cultural transformation that has shifted the outlook on traditional olympic lifting, strongman and bodybuilding. How we train as athletes and how we instruct athletes as trainers has been influenced in some way or form by CrossFit. Arguably the biggest […]
What is CrossFit?
There’s a running joke that goes, ‘how do you know when someone does CrossFit? Oh, you’ll know because they’ll tell you’.The idea being that the people involved in this fitness sensation, which has taken over the world, can’t shut up about it and want everyone to know what CrossFit is and why it’s so amazing.In […]
7 CrossFit Workouts Anyone Can Do at Home
So you haven’t got the full equipment to be able to complete a CrossFit workout at home?Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with 7 simple benchmark workouts that you can do whenever you want, from the comfort of your own home.It’s important that you know beforehand that the CrossFit benchmark workouts are all named after […]
How to Implement Base Training into your Training
Base training is a system or style of training that focuses on building your foundational fitness. This approach has been successfully implemented for the better part of two decades and has been proven to be one of the most significant advances in the field of exercise science. Side note: If you’re not familiar with the […]
Feet First: Why Orthotics are a Game-Changer for Runners
I need to be honest for a minute. This article was inspired by a friend of mine. Some time back he asked me a very specific and somewhat random question…“Can custom orthotics help alleviate joint pain?”And do you know what my answer was? I don’t know. Because at the time, I didn’t know. It was […]
What’s Causing My Arch Pain?
The arches in my feet hurt, what do I do?A simple no nonsense summary of why your feet hurt and what you should do about it. Let’s have a chat… As runners we are almost guaranteed to struggle with some form of injury at some point of our running careers. Some of us have recurring […]
How to Rebuild your Foot Arch: Can Flat Feet be Cured?
Full disclosure, I have flat feet. Or overpronated feet, and I only found out when I was 22 years old! Now for context, I was a decent high school track athlete in my heyday! And in my defense, I just always assumed that my feet were like everyone else’s feet. Of course there are aesthetic […]
Can You Stop Plantar Fasciitis from Flaring Up Agian?
A deep dive into what plantar fasciitis is, what causes plantar fasciitis, how to treat it and how to ensure you never have to deal with it again! In a previous segment we used my brother Leon as a case study, which gave us valuable insight into the condition. But now as promised, we are […]