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 […]

3 Common Mistakes made by New Runners (and how to avoid them)

You said you wouldn’t, but you’ve jumped on board the running bandwagon. It’s everywhere right now, so it’s pretty hard not to get involved – everyone’s doing it, right? Whether you’re Week 1 or Week 10 into your new running regime, the advice here is the same – don’t get caught in the injury cycle […]

Running: Is foot pain normal?

Have you ever experienced foot pain during or after running? In this blog, podiatrists from Brisbane Foot Clinic give us the low down on when enough is enough… Running, especially long distance running, takes a lot of mental strength. When you have been pounding the pavement, by yourself, for 2-3 hours you need to block […]

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 […]

How to get back to feeling motivated again

We are joined today by the lovely Brooke from Stay Fitness & Wellbeing who shares her top tips on how to get back to feeling motivated again. Motivation doesn’t last, but nothing ever does. As a Personal Trainer and someone who seems to be over the top motivated year round, I frequently get asked the question, ‘How […]

How to fit exercise into your daily life as a mum!

We are joined today by one of our awesome ambassadors Jesika Mullins of House of Jes who gives us a little insight into her life up until now and how she incorporates exercise into her daily routine with little ones in tow! I became a qualified personal trainer at the age of 18, I had found a love […]