Yesterday I spoke about the importance of balanced weight training for track runners and shared some exercises to help boost your athletic performance. You can find the link to that post here! Today, I’m writing about the benefits and importance of functional training and plyometric for runners today. These are your explosive movements, movements often… Read More Exercise for Track Runners 102
In any sport you commit yourself to, you will find that one has to go to the gym almost always. No discussion. Now some sports I have discovered require different amounts of gym, for example: a netball player would need more plyometric gym and functional training compared to a canoeist who I imagine needs more… Read More Exercise for Track Runners 101
I think this is a very publicized statement that a lot of quotes preach all over social media. A lot of people also preach it, but what exactly does it mean? How does one put mind over matter? It’s actually very simple. It means keeping your mind quiet. When you’re on your last rep either… Read More Mind Over Matter?
I cannot believe that it’s already June … that means we are six months into the year? Where did the time even go? I have preached this for about the whole year but it is indeed time for new goals for the new month! These don’t have to be the same as a New Years resolution,… Read More What’s Cracking June?
On the 6th of May at 5:45 AM in Monza, Italy, , Nike hosted a ground breaking event for the running community. it was an attempt to break the two hour barrier for the marathon. How it worked is that Nike looked at many athletes from around the world who they felt had the potential… Read More What Breaking 2 Taught Us
This week, I decided to control my sleep patterns and make it better so that I could feel better throughout the day. Various things changed in order for me to develop a routine and possibly get the best sleep possible. Things I changed: I turned my phone off at 20:30 an hour before I would start… Read More Sleep Test
I woke up this morning, in a horrible mood. I’m the kind of athlete that feels great when I have been consistent for long periods of time because it makes me feel that yes, I’ve worked hard and the hard work is about to pay off. But I had so many interruptions this week, that… Read More Be Your Own Motivation!!