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A playlist to run fast and well

A while ago, I  I recommended that you change your running form. A good way of improving your running form is to try and have a faster cadence. If you run between 180 and 200 steps per minute, this will naturally force you to shorten your stride a...
by French Bloke Runs on Mar 11, 2016

What I’ve Learned From Running

This is my story of running. I use to be like so many. Work out? Hah. Run? HAHA! I still clearly remember as an athlete in school not being able to run a mile nonstop. Oh how my definition of athlete has changed! I played many sports: dance, soccer,...

How To Prevent Boredom On The Treadmill | Running Motivation

Is running on a treadmill a similar as running outside? It’s a typical question and despite conflicting opinions, scientific research has shown that running on the treadmill is roughly identical as running outside if you create some easy changes. I...
by best treadmill workouts on Nov 16, 2013

Searching for Running Motivation

I have been sick for a few days, which has precluded me from running, but even so, it's been tough to find motivation to get out there. Doubly so now that the weather is cooling off and the sun is rising later and later. It's been tough to make mysel...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Sep 26, 2013

Searching for Running Motivation

I have been sick for a few days, which has precluded me from running, but even so, it's been tough to find motivation to get out there. Doubly so now that the weather is cooling off and the sun is rising later and later. It's been tough to make mysel...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Sep 26, 2013

33 Marathons - as it happened (and what's next)

33 Marathons was the first chapter of my Ultramarathon journey, to get a preview of the next chapter have a look here. The report is obviously a considerable time after the event, but given the outcome I wanted to wait a little before I wrote it all...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Apr 29, 2013

33 Marathons - as it happened (and what's next)

33 Marathons was the first chapter of my Ultramarathon journey, to get a preview of the next chapter have a look here. The report is obviously a considerable time after the event, but given the outcome I wanted to wait a little before I wrote it all...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Apr 29, 2013

Running the Sunshine Coast Beaches - 80kms of Sand!

Writing up a one off ultramarathon challenge that's not a race has made me realise how much excitement and atmosphere an organised race generates.  The achievement is no less significant, in some ways it’s greater as you don’t have support c...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Dec 7, 2012

Running the Sunshine Coast Beaches - 80kms of Sand!

Writing up a one off ultramarathon challenge that's not a race has made me realise how much excitement and atmosphere an organised race generates.  The achievement is no less significant, in some ways it’s greater as you don’t have support c...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Dec 7, 2012

The Glasshouse 50km – it’s amazing what you can do if you try!

Family commitments are such that being available for a race on a Sunday is a rarity, so the opportunity to run in the Glasshouse 100 was out for me, but it was suggested that I run in the 50k with a sensible 6:30am Saturday start.  It was an odd...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Sep 18, 2012

The Glasshouse 50km – it’s amazing what you can do if you try!

Family commitments are such that being available for a race on a Sunday is a rarity, so the opportunity to run in the Glasshouse 100 was out for me, but it was suggested that I run in the 50k with a sensible 6:30am Saturday start.  It was an odd...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Sep 18, 2012

Which everyday runner has inspired you through their Ultra Running Performance this year

Online Surveys & Market Research About 2 years ago now I read a biography about Pat Farmer and his incredible ultrarunning achievements, and it was his attitude as an “everyday bloke” that inspired me to have a crack at my 33 Marat...
by Ultra Marathon Running on May 24, 2012

Which everyday runner has inspired you through their Ultra Running Performance this year

About 2 years ago now I read a biography about Pat Farmer and his incredible ultrarunning achievements, and it was his attitude as an “everyday bloke” that inspired me to have a crack at my 33 Marathons run across the Nullarbor. I was lucky enoug...
by Ultra Marathon Running on May 24, 2012

Nine and a Half Ways To Keep Running Real

I saw this in Ultrarunning Magazine and then tracked it down over at An Ultrarunner's Blog. Since I'm ramping up my running in preparation for my 50K training that starts April 30th, this seemed very appropriate. 1. Find new routes everyday. I me...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Apr 9, 2012

Kick Cancer's Butt with Exercise - Guest Post

Cancer can be one of the most challenging diseases for both patients and their families. While a diagnosis of cancer can be a life-changing event for many people, there are steps that patients can take to improve their lifestyle and chance of recover...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Mar 8, 2012

Kick Cancer's Butt with Exercise - Guest Post

Cancer can be one of the most challenging diseases for both patients and their families. While a diagnosis of cancer can be a life-changing event for many people, there are steps that patients can take to improve their lifestyle and chance of recover...
by Ultra Marathon Running on Mar 8, 2012


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