This month’s nutrition focus is on you and your kid’s lunchbox. Are you providing yourself with nutrient-rich, filling food or are you swamping your lunch boxes with high calorie, poor nutrient (empty calories) food and getting hungry 15 mines later?
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.
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?
South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Health want to help you Measure Up so we are giving you the chance to win one of 50 lifestyle packs! Each pack includes a Healthy Food Fast cookbook, a Heart Foundation Pedometer, a skipping rope, a soccer ball and a frisbee to help you on your way.
Most new runners at some time have an injury. Most injuries involve the lower limb, inparticular but not exclusively the knee, shin and feet. Other injuries can include the hip and lower back, but the 5 most common in runners are the following: