Goal Setting: 3 Simple Tips to Help you Succeed

Before I became a runner, I often thought to myself – wouldn’t it be nice to announce to the household “Oh, I’m just heading out for a run”? I never really thought I would see that day, mainly because I just didn’t know where to start. Fast forward a few years and I could not […]

Top Tips To Stop Winter Weight Gain

With the colder weather and shorter days, staying on track with a healthy diet can be challenging. Just a few weeks of over indulging can have weight gain effects that can last longer than we may realise. Losing winter weight gain can be hard. We are usually very mindful of what we eat during summer. […]

Heart Healthy Nutrition Tips

Did you know that coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia? In this handy list, Accredited Sports Dietitian Michelle Bruce gives us some simple tips to help keep you on the right track to a healthy heart. Eating for Heart Health The food that you eat can have a big effect […]

5 Tips to Keep You Running through Winter

Typically in Sydney, Australia during Autumn we experience cooler mornings and beautiful bright warm sunny days. With such sunshiny days and less humidity, these perfect running conditions are always welcomed and of course we make the most of them. However, staring down the barrel of Winter’s commencement in only a couple of weeks and with […]

Can I run through it?

Bree from Thrive Physiotherapy answers your burning question.. Can I run through it?  The simple answer is: probably. As a runner, I’m not likely to stop running, even if a physio suggests it’s for the best. So, as a Physio, I’m going to be realistic and find a way to keep you running rather than […]

Plantar Fasciitis – A common runners/walkers injury

Today we hear from Jenny McPhail, one of our amazing ambassadors. She is also an accredited Exercise Scientist, personal trainer and doing her masters in clinical exercise physiology. Plantar Fasciitis are two words most runners don’t want to hear. It’s a painful condition where even placing your feet down out of bed in the morning […]

No More Excuses

According to a recent survey conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, over 60% of Adult Australians live a mostly sedentary lifestyle. In short, this means that more than half of our population spends a lot of time sitting down. This may be at home or work, and can actually be counteracted by purposeful participation […]

Top 5 reasons to wear the bright tights

Gemma & christy running

By Gemma Holly one of RunFaster’s amazing ambassadors! My first running outfit was my old soccer shorts. Then I bought my first “running uniform” – an aqua singlet and black ¾ tights. I definitely felt more like a proper runner when I had the right gear. But soon enough I started admiring those ladies rocking […]

Battling The Post-Race Slump

Today on the blog we hear from one of our awesome ambassadors Gemma Holly and her running coach, Graham Hand of UP Coaching with some great tips on what you can do to get your mojo back after a big race! It’s a couple of weeks after your big race and the post-run high has well […]

The Role of Protein in the Body

This week Tammy Kacev from Tammy Nutrition shares her expertise on the role of protein in the body. Protein is an important component of every cell found in our bodies. Everything, from our hair to our nails, is made up mostly of protein. Not only are our entire bodies made up of protein, but our […]