Essential Vitamins for Runners

As runners we usually focus on how food can fuel us for our running and exercise regimes. However, food is much more than just fuel – it provides us with the essential vitamins and minerals that we need. They help us convert the food we consume into energy, promote bone strength, boost our immunity and […]

Ambassador Spotlight: Donna Shipley

This busy lady joined the RunFaster ambassador team Ambassador Team this year. Always on the go – working, running and taking care of her gorgeous boy, she loves filling her days with all the fun stuff. Meet Donna… Tell us a bit about you. I am a solo mum of a 4 year old boy […]

Fruit Ice Cream

With the warmer weather, cool treats quickly come to mind! If you’re looking for a healthier version of the traditionally sugary sweet ice cream, we’ve got you covered with this recipe from Nutritionist Tammy Mond. Ingredients 500g frozen fruit (fruit of choice e.g. raspberries or strawberries) 50g natvia 120g pouring cream Method Step 1 – […]

Ambassador Spotlight: Rochelle O’Shea

A self-proclaimed lady of leisure, this champion certainly doesn’t sit around doing nothing! In fact, she is always on the go…running, cycling, hiking – it seems she never stops, and all with a beautiful smile. Meet the lovely Rochelle… Tell us a bit about you. I’m a wife – hubby and I will celebrate our […]

Nutrition Tips for Shorter Distance Runners

For runners food is more than just nutrition – it is fuel. What and when we eat and drink before and after our runs not only impacts our runs, but it changes depending on how far and long we run for. In this blog I will be referring to short distance runs as runs that […]

No More Excuses!

In my younger years, I spent a lot of time making excuses as to why I couldn’t get out for regular exercise. I mean, I played the odd game of netball, but I wasn’t actually ‘fit enough’ to do anything else of a physical nature – or so I kept telling myself. Every now and […]

Easy Breakfast Oats

Ingredients 1/2 Cup Rolled Oats 2 Cups Water 1/2 Cup Milk Method Place oats into pan over a medium to low heat. Add water. Add milk. (If you want a thin consistency add more milk). Stir continuously. Let simmer. Cook for 5 minutes. Add toppings of choice. (e.g. mixed berries, sultanas, goji berries, honey) Enjoy! […]

Simple Tips for Living with Anxiety

Something I seem to come across more and more these days in my role as a coach is people who suffer with high anxiety. The world around us is changing all the time and now more than ever, when we feel like we can’t control things around us, anxiety can be high – extremely high! […]

Ambassador Spotlight: Chelsea Dixon

This amazing lady is new to the RF Crew, joining our ambassador team just within the past month, but her love of RunFaster abounds! Over the past few years she’s been on a life-changing journey from non-runner to ultramarathoner and also lost 40kg along the way!! Meet Chelsea… Tell us a bit about you. I […]

Why Routine is Key to getting through Lockdowns

As a coach I often help my runners set themselves up for success by establishing a routine. This ensures they get through their planned run sessions without letting anything get in their way and becoming an excuse. To begin, I ask them to list all the essentials they need to make sure they do, such […]

Banana Pancakes

Who doesn’t love PANCAKES! Every body loves pancakes, but if you’re trying to enjoy yourself while making better choices, it can be tricky! Thankfully with clever recipes like this, you can enjoy yourself without the guilt. Ingredients 2 bananas 2 eggs 4 tablespoons all purpose flour Toppings of choice (e.g. maple syrup, strawberries) **Optional – […]