By Topic: advice

Yoga – A Flow State of Mind and Being

Twisting yourself into contorted positions while listening to a teacher tell you about compassion and surrender may not have anything obvious to do with peak performance and flow state, the practice of yoga is one of the ultimate tools to hacking your way of being in the world. Ancient in its origins, and yet, yoga […]

Question Answered: Pilates for Runners with Upper Body Tightness

If you do a lot of upper body work – exercises like boxing, lifting or rowing – you may find you struggle with tension through the neck and shoulders when running or perhaps you find you can’t open your chest well and get deep breaths in, exhausting more quickly. Here are a few Pilates exercises […]

Runner’s Knee

This blog post is a direct answer to a question i was asked on facebook… SO if you have any questions, fire away. If I don’t have the answer, I’ll interview those in the know for you. QUESTION: Have you ever had runner’s knee? And what can you recommend? ANSWER: Yes… See the bruised and […]

Training Tips #1

From Women’s Running Australia’s Website Sol Walkling’s Training Tips #1 I signed up for my first Half Ironman – that’s a 1.8km swim, 90km bike ride and 21km run. The biggest event I’d done before this was the City to Surf, a measly little run up a hill in comparison to what I’d gotten myself […]