Taking your Running Off-Road - 3 benefits of Trail Running

Taking your Running Off-Road - 3 benefits of Trail Running

Of late, it feels like the life we live has become so “technologicalised” (yeah I just made that word up!) that we are constantly plugged-in to the world wide web, social media or even the latest health and fitness app that promises to count our calories or steps to healthier and fitter versions of ourselves.

With that however, there is an ever-growing conversation that surrounds the topic of regaining some sort of balance by practicing things like mindfulness and meditation, having “digital detoxes” or even going “off the grid”.

So how does Trail Running coming into this?

Competing Outside the Gym, our 45km Trail Run at Mt Buller

Competing Outside the Gym, our 45km Trail Run at Mt Buller

Having tried to suppress the memories from March 29th, two weeks on I am now able to bring you the results you have all been waiting for…did James and Alex make the distance in the Mount Buller 45km Skyrun, with only 6 weeks worth of training behind them?

Is CrossFit the Sport of Fitness?

Is CrossFit the Sport of Fitness?

Is CrossFit the Sport of Fitness? It uses high intensity workouts combined with Olympic lifting moves, strength training and gymnastics to build strength, speed, power and endurance. So does it work? Sure you may be getting stronger, and you may have cut your Fran time in half, but are you truly improving your aerobic capacity?

There are a lot of articles out there both promoting and condemning the extent of energy system crossover from training with a CrossFit style program.

So to put this uncertainty to rest, a couple of the guys from Evolutio Sports Physio  are setting out to test the extent of movement and energy system transfer by entering into a 45-kilometer run through the Victorian Alpine Region.

Top 5 Exceptional Ways to Speed Up Your Running

Top 5 Exceptional Ways to Speed Up Your Running

Love it or hate it, running appears in much of our regular exercise regimes.

Be it short and sharp (in a WOD), fast and explosive (in sports) or even long and arduous (training for an endurance event) we can’t deny that being more efficient at running will not only improve performance and reduce the risk of injuries but also make it a hell of a lot more enjoyable.