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 […]

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 […]

The physical benefits of Yin Yoga

Today we have the lovely Georgie from our favourite local yoga studio Sutherland Yoga share with us the benefits of Yin Yoga. A good one to add to your weekly workout schedule… Many people are familiar with the more ‘yang’ styles of Yoga, such as Power, Hatha, Iyengar and Vinyassa Yoga. Less well known, or perhaps less understood is Yin […]