Do heavier running shoes effect running times?

This research paper looks at quantifying the effects heavier shoes has on running times. Blinded to the runners, the researchers placed lead weights into runners shoes (normal shoe weight, normal shoe weight +100gm and normal shoe weight +300gm) and then had them run on a treadmill and perform a 3km time trial. The data shows […]

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How To Safely Use A Treadmill

It might sound silly, but treadmill’s account for 66% of all gym injuries. This article outlines how to safely use a treadmill. How To Safely Use A Treadmill

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Appropriate Footwear For Running

With the Melbourne marathon not too far away, I thought it would make a great opportunity to discuss footwear. When covering distances as long as half and full marathon’s it is vitally important to have the right footwear to prevent over training and impact injuries such as “shin splints”, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis. In a […]

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