Tag: sydney

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 […]

Best Sydney Restaurants

The more I travel, the more I realise what diverse, and mostly healthy food is on offer in Sydney.  Putting price to one side (eating out here in Sydney is more expensive than most major cities in the world at the moment), Sydney has some seriously good food, as well as a whole load of […]

Keeping fitness in the family.

Yesterday one of my dreams came true. I ran a race, like a proper, organised race with my children. It was the 10km Blackmores Bridge Run in Sydney. The three of us registered, trained, braved the registration event at town hall to collect our bibs, then got up early on the day, caught the train […]

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 […]

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