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Why I Relay

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 in Articles, News, Wollongong

September 24th – 25th is Relay for Life in the Illawarra . Over 130 teams and 1000 participants will be taking part in the relay. For some, the reasons for doing so are more personal than others. Below is Shannae’s story.

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Time for a new heart rate monitor?

Posted on May 24, 2011 in Articles

My Heart rate monitor watch has run out of battery (again for the third time since 2007). I wonder when does it come a time (if there is one) where it’s time to replace the heart rate monitor watch with some thing newer (and with more functionality)?

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Morning Swimming in Wollongong

Posted on Feb 18, 2011 in Articles, Training, Wollongong

With Summer and the warmer temperature, what better way to start the day than with a swim in the morning!
I’ve picked this up recently and in Wollongong, you have quite a few options. There’s swimming in the continental pool, the rock pool or ocean swimming!

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Gym Warning

Posted on Oct 15, 2010 in Articles, News, Training

A Current Affair did a segment on how gyms are multi-million dollar money spinner and how they get us to part with our hard earned cash.

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Fitness Roundup #2: Running Quotes

Posted on Sep 21, 2010 in Articles

Fitness Roundup #2: Running Quotes
Here is a roundup of some motivational running Quotes

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Fitness Roundup #1: Yoga Burn, Truth About Protein, Hill Reps

Posted on Aug 15, 2010 in Articles

Here is a roundup of useful fitness links from across the web.
Yoga Burn, Truth About Protein and Hill Reps

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20 Rules of Kenyan Running

Posted on Aug 2, 2010 in Articles, Featured, Running, Training

We all know that some of the best runners in the world are Kenyans. The 20 rules of Kenyan running are outlined below and are divided into two categories, principles which you should follow in your own training, as well as a couple of factors which are very difficult for you to control.

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Wii Fitness

Posted on Jul 12, 2010 in Articles

Fitness Equipment of a different kind. Perfect for the cold winter months.

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Running and Sleeping

Posted on Feb 19, 2010 in Articles, Health, Running, Training

How many times have we given up sleep just so we can go for a run. It’s hard, between work, studies, family and other commitments, there just isn’t enough hours in the day to do everything. Sleep usually ends up being the one suffering. We all know that not having enough sleep will affect our running performance, but did you know that even slight sleep deprivation can have effects on your running?

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10 Marathon Tapering Things to Avoid

Posted on Jun 19, 2009 in Articles, Running, Training

With the Gold Coast Marathon just 2 weeks away, it’s time to start tapering!
Every marathoner wants to tell you all the things to do during your marathon taper. Are you ready to hear what you shouldn’t do?

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