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In addition to having an effective running program, it is important to have methods of recovery in place. Recovery involves reducing muscle fatigue and soreness to allow our bodies to function as they did prior to a training session. This part of a training program had been often overlooked and is one that running shoes companies have begun investing into in recent years due to the increased importance of recovery....

The next stage for your training for the City2Surf is have an effective strength training program. A strength program is present to ensure that our lower limb and core muscles have the endurance and ability to handle the 14-kilometre race without causing any injuries and minimal fatigue. The three exercises that I will cover are targeting your gluteus, quadriceps, hamstring and calf muscles. Single Leg Squat (3 sets x 10 repetitions, both...

2 Once you have your running shoes and other essentials sorted for the City2Surf, it is time to plan your training routine. The most important factor for efficient training is to run at a slow and consistent pace and build this up as your training progresses. This will ensure that your body can handle running 14 kilometres at a steady pace with minimal rest and a lower risk of injury on...

The City2Surf is Australia’s biggest and greatest running event, with over 80000 participants each year and the course spanning 14 kilometres. It begins at Hyde Park in Sydney CBD and finishes at the famous Bondi Beach. It is a challenging, yet rewarding, run that is suitable for all kinds of runners, whether it’d be marathon runners or individuals who run for recreation. Training for the City2Surf is a great way...

Knock knees are a common issue that arise in toddlers and adolescents. They are an inwards position of the knees when a child is standing. It results in both knees coming in contact with each other, hence the name ‘knock’ knees. When knock knees first arise, it is normal to think it may be debilitating and painful for a child. However, it is important to understand that in most cases,...