Marathon Tag

Long distance running, and marathons in particular, are a sport that requires significant training time, especially to be able to run the full 42km.   A periodic exercise program designed by an Accredited Exercise Professional is the best way to ensure you're gradually building up your long distance running and marathon fitness, safely, and minimise the risk of injury. As a long distance runner the human body is required to utilize all muscles, joints, heart and lungs over what could be up to several hours, to complete the required distance. Marathons are usually performed at a slower pace and is therefore classified as...

Exercise plays a pivotal role in the management and treatment of arthritis, but it is important to minimise the impact running can have on the joints – and actually enjoy it!   Winter is officially coming to a close…and as the weather heats up, so does the prospect of all sorts of fun runs and outdoor challenges. We know exercise plays a pivotal role in the management and treatment of arthritis, but it is important to have a balanced training program, so that we minimise the impact running can have on the joints – and actually enjoy it!   Here are 5 exercise strategies...