Dogs love to run fast and slow, here and there and anywhere. They also like to sniff anything of interest, what other dogs have been up to, who visited that tree or post, and what might be in that packet that someone has tossed from the car after a visit to the fast food outlet. So you see, to successfully run with a dog you need to relax, have patience and be prepared to train your dog to run by your side on or off the lead. If you are the type of person who finds it stressful, and is...
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Throughout my life, even from my early teens the thing that scared the hell out of me the most, was the expectation that we should all be 'normal'.
Live a WeiRd Life, it will keep them guessing.
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Training your mind to run long distances....Mental Strength or Madness? I'll let you decide. In the beginning it’s just about getting started.
I recently saw an article written for the Gold Coast Marathon by Brad Beer, my local physio, founder of Pogo Physio Gold Coast, and author of the Amazon best seller “You Can Run Pain Free”. The tittle of this article was “The 80/20 Rule Of Running” in which Brad was suggesting we should be running some of our training sessions at a much slower pace. – As he states “The high volume low intensity combination helps runners perform to their potential. The difference between runners who reach their potential and those who don’t, is the amount of slow running. It’s difficult for many runners to...