How To Choose Running Sunglasses

How To Choose Running Sunglasses

Thinking about wearing sunglasses when you go for a run?  If you’re going out in bright conditions, then it’s always best to wear eye protection.     Running-specific sunglasses can cost over $200.  The good news is that you don’t always have to buy these,...
Gaiters for Runners

Gaiters for Runners

Gaiters are designed to prevent sand, dirt and other debris from entering your shoe.  They fix onto your shoes and come in a few different designs.    Gaiters are certainly not required for every type of  race – however, if you are venturing into the desert...
How To Choose Running Socks

How To Choose Running Socks

Socks are easily overlooked, but they are probably the second-most important piece of kit for runners, right after your shoes. Poor sock choice can lead to all kinds of foot conditions.   Some common issues caused by incorrect sock choice include: blisters due to...
7 Great Audiobooks For Runners (And How To Get 2 Free)

7 Great Audiobooks For Runners (And How To Get 2 Free)

I find that running is a great way to read more books on the move. Reading is one of my favourite past-times – along with running – but I sometimes struggle to find the time to sit down and focus on a good book.   So instead, I load up my iPhone or old...
Distance Running Foot Care

Distance Running Foot Care

Foot care is a subject all distance runners should know about, preferably before they suffer from foot problems!  No matter how well you’ve prepared and conditioned your feet prior to your run, you can’t predict what’s going to happen when you’re out on the trails....
Hydration and Salt Levels For Runners – Explained

Hydration and Salt Levels For Runners – Explained

Hydration for runners levels explained here!  Keeping yourself hydrated is important during long runs, but that doesn’t mean you should just drink as much water as you can.  There’s an appropriate amount to drink – not too little, not too much.   Salt...