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Marathon Training Video – Episode 4 Staying Motivated

Posted on Jul 1, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 4 – Staying motivated

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 3 Selecting Running Shoes

Posted on Jun 5, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 3 – Selecting Running Shoes

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 2 Staying Injury Free

Posted on May 31, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 2 – Staying Injury Free

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Marathon Training Video – Episode 1 Starting Your Training

Posted on May 29, 2011 in Running, Training, Videos

Race Ambassador Pat Carroll gives his tips for preparing for the Gold Coast Marathon Event.
Training Video Episode 1 – Starting your training

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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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How to Train Harder for Longer

Posted on Nov 29, 2010 in Featured, Health, Running, Training, Videos, Wollongong

Do you normally feel sore after a training run or running event? And does that muscle soreness linger around for days preventing you from getting back into running?

Well Grant from RecoveryWork recently did the New York Marathon. He hasn’t been training for distances greater than 30km (18.6miles) prior to the race, but using his recovery technique, he was able to get back on his feet quickly and experienced no muscle soreness following the marathon.

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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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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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100 Push Up Challenge

Posted on Jun 18, 2010 in Training

Join me in the one hundred pushups challenge. What’s your initial test result?

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Fitness Goal Setting

Posted on May 27, 2010 in Running, Training

You’re finding it hard to get out of bed to go for that morning run. Struggling to keep with your training routine.
Chances are that you’re not training towards anything and find it hard to motivate yourself to workout.

You’re in need of a Fitness Goal!

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