Plantar Fasciitis – A common runners/walkers injury

Person running upstairs

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 can […]

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 […]

A PB isn’t always about a finishing time

Today on the blog we have one of our lovely ambassadors Gemma Holly share with us her running journey at the Canberra Half Marathon recently… It’s been a tough start to the year for me and my running. Since before Christmas, I’ve had dozens of physio visits, been taped back together, eaten painkillers for breakfast […]

5 Tips for New Runners

Today on the blog we are joined by the lovely Rachel – head coach @ Rachel’s Runners who shares with us her tips for newbie runners… You’ve dusted off the old trainers, got your baggy track pants out and donned your favourite cotton T-shirt. You just decided to take up running because, well everyone else seems to […]

The Journey – Sarah Kelly

About 4 years ago as I was sitting on my lounge waiting to leave for my personal training session, I was thinking how unhappy I was about my body. I had never been comfortable with the way I looked so mid-session I decided to ask my trainer – how do I get rid of my “love handles”?? His […]

Ever wondered what it’s like to become an IRONMAN?

Today is a month since race day, and I finally feel ready to put my experience into words. My lead up to race day was filled with the same mixed emotions- nervous and yet super excited. I still cannot believe I was lucky enough to win my entry from the wonderful team at Womens Running […]

8 Life Lessons Through Running

Some wise words from our new RF Crew fit chick Donna Spowart from http://mindbodysoultransformation.com/  <3 1. One Step at a Time As in life, running reminds us that if we just keep going – one foot in front of the other – then we will reach our desired destination. It won’t always be as fast […]