5K Training Advice and Tips

When training for and racing in a 5K, you need information that’s going to get you to the start and finish line in great condition. This site and blog provides you everything you need in simple and easy to understand articles. Don’t make the mistake of using on of those sites that don’t give you the full picture of how to do the simple thing like stretches and form drills.

Running, Music and Stride Rate – What’s The Connection?

Music I absolutely love running while listening to music. I actually like riding my bike with music too although that can be a little bit dangerous so don't necessarily recommend it as you're travelling at a lot higher speed and need more awareness of your surroundings. The downside with the music while running is personal risk of

Gear Review – Socks and Shoes

The Best Running Socks (Ever) Ok, that might be an exaggeration but having tried a lot of socks over the years, I settled on a brand and style that suited my needs. We all get the odd blister, might be due to toes rubbing together or badly fitting shoes, or maybe you like compression socks to help

Core Strength Routine

An important part of any running program is a core strength routine. This consists of strengthening muscles around your core such as your abdominal region. With a good strong core, you'll avoid any twisting motion during your running meaning better efficiency, less wasted energy and certainly avoiding a sore lower back. Have you ever seen someone

Common Running Injuries

Unfortunately running injuries are a part of being a runner. How to avoid them is an entire subject on it’s own but to start off, make sure you follow a standard run routine. This will ensure you’re properly warmed up and performing some good drills to help your running style and general core strength. So

Training For 5K On A Treadmill

Some people dread running on a treadmill and have nicknamed it the “dreadmill”. Training for 5K on a treadmill does however have its place, whether that’s getting indoors on freezing and dangerous conditions, through to setting a good and correct speed for the specific training you’re doing and sticking to it. As runners, we have a

When Training for a 5K Should I Run Every Day

When training for a 5K should I run every day? This really depends on your goals, fitness, age and other commitments. Also, depending on what training plan you select, you’ll find the plans provided here do not include any options for running every day. Realistically, you can only do 4 quality training sessions per week.