Blog Posts

7 Habits of Highly Effective Runners

If you want to be the best that you can be at something, no matter what it is, you must be disciplined in that something. In our case, it’s running. I believe that every runner can get better and faster and can become the best runner that they can genetically […]

Workouts to Increase Pain Tolerance

A few years back I entered and trained for my first international marathon, the Munich marathon. On the whole my training went according to plan and I arrived in Munich feeling very strong and confident that I could run a PB. I was aiming for a 2h48. Unfortunately, my final […]

Pre-Comrades 2015 Speech

It was an honor for me to be asked to give the annual Comrades speech at the Bedfordview Athletics Club yesterday. I thought I’d share it with the greater Comrades running community. (Please excuse spelling, gramma, etc, I haven’t had a chance to edit.) Comrades 2015 One of the most […]

Boston 2015 Race Report

It’s hard to believe that the Boston marathon for me, is a thing of the past. It seemed months back I started a deliberate build up to this epic race and suddenly it had come and gone so quickly. This is not a detailed overview of Boston Marathon itself, that […]

Sports Massage

Muscles pull on tendons which in turn pull on joints which ultimately gets us moving or in our cases running. In order for this to happen the brain sends signals to the nerves which through a chemical reaction causes the muscle to contract.   From time to time muscle fibres […]

Calm down and run

It seems road runners have very little to talk about save Comrades. Wow! That sounded a little more brutal than intended. But, join a group of distance runners across the country and almost without fail the conversation will invariably end up with Comrades. One would naturally expect there to be […]