Tag: running

Running burns calories. Fact.

We bust the myths stopping you pounding the pavement. Myth 1 – Never run along city streets as the pollution destroys your lungs. Brazilian researchers have discovered that aerobic exercise fights inflammation and oxidative stress, so running actually protects your lungs from pollution damage. Whilst it is definitely more pleasant to run around a park […]

Sleep in your gym gear!

How to ensure you make that morning workout session. Here are 5 simple ways to motivate yourself to make it to your morning workout. Do you find yourself regularly pressing snooze on the alarm set for your intended morning gym session, telling yourself you’ll try again tomorrow?  Here are ten tips to make your workout […]

Feet First: Why barefoot running is taking off.

Is running barefoot just another fad for obsessive caveman and cavewoman wannabes or is there something we can all benefit from by tossing aside our running shoes? By Chiropractor Dr Billy Chow Have you noticed anything different these days at your local running events? Take a quick look around when you’re next lining up at the […]

Do you burn more calories on your period?

Ever wondered if going to the gym on your period is effective or staying in bed eating chocolate is better? Stephanie Bruce, 35 year old professional runner and marathoner recently made headlines by winning the USATF Half Marathon Championship in Pittsburgh earning a new personal best after getting her period the night before. Stephanie Bruce […]

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