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The impacts of Body Image and Running
Everyone's body is different. So why do we say that one person has a runners body and another person doesn't? We all have bodies and all bodies can run. This podcast dives into the psychology behind these body image issues, especially in females.
Need an excuse to travel overseas? How about a runners holiday? The rise of running holidays have become hugely popular after being stuck at home over the last few years. We are hungry for travel that pushes us outside our comfort zones, challenges us and immerses us in diverse cultures and experiences.
Proof that craving a burger after your trail run is perfectly normal.
Craving a burger after a run? That's okay, a lot of us do! This podcast goes into the science behind why we crave burgers, proving that a perfect mix of carbs, protein and fat satisfies our post run hunger.
Integrating Pilates into our Strength and Conditioning program
It is proven that pilates helps strengthen our muscles and improve our balance. This low impact workout might be a great way to switch up your strength and conditioning program!
A brief history of Wild Things
Wild Things will get a facelift later this year when the upgraded trail directory is launched. As we prepare to farewell the heritage logo, we're celebrating where it all began.
4 Science-Driven Lessons On Downhill Running - Trail Runner Magazine
A recent webinar gathered some of the world’s top running researchers to talk about downhill running. Let’s review four incredibly cool takeaways!
The Omega Epic Road Trip
With our friends Omega Rental Cars, we've put together an epic prize of a free 5-day car rental package. To be in to win, you just need to show us your favourite trails on video!
Christchurch endurance test: Last man standing battles demons to cover 234km
Star News reports on Canterbury's new Backyard Ultra.
Black Women Marathoners on Trailblazing, Breaking Molds, and Putting Themselves First
Runner's World gives us three different journeys to 26.2. They’ve tackled the distance multiple times, and they have fresh memories of how, in the sea of white faces, they’ve stood out.
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Ultra
5 lessons from the editor of Trail Runner Magazine.
How to prevent chafing while running!
I Run Far explores the solutions for nearly every type of chafing - hurrah!
Podcast: Running Together
Running can be a good analogy for life. Some days we move effortlessly forward, a spring in our stride. Other days, it's hard to get moving let alone achieve all that's expected. Whether elite or casual, running is often better when done together.