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One of the hottest days in Belgium with temperatures reaching 40 degrees C.
So I thought, i know - I’ll give running a try ☺
Fact is that the better you are trained, the better you might be able to cope with the heat. Either way, general advice is to take it a bit slower on hot days but if you do want to clock your kilometres, here’s a few recommendations:
This is a short version of a daily posture check you can do. Use this video to get started so that you can then do the steps by yourself in 8 seconds. Ideally to do in the morning while waiting for the kettle to boil, standing in a queue, taking a screen break or even when you're on the phone.
Make this your 8 second daily mantra to reset your posture to neutral.
Adventures in Austria - find out why only 10 people crossed the finish line from over 100 starters in this ultra race in the mountains. How squats and jumps can boost your chances. And why you should always think ahead about your after-race drinks…
Our feet evolved over millions of years to be the best locomotion technology for our bodies. Being barefoot lets the feet use all of its complex parts. Strong, healthy feet are all we need to move effectively and efficiently. Anything that we put it in alters the foot function in one way or another. Support is unnecessary unless one is unluckily born with bad anatomy. Putting good feet in unnecessary support weakens them. The solution is simple and it’s here.
When Your Foot Hits The Ground – Why a good landing phase is so important.
When we run, our body has to endure 2,5 to 3 times our body-weight on each landing. In a sprint, this can even go up to 7 times. How is it possible that our body can cope with such stress without injury? Well, first of all, it's important that we acknowledge the wonder of the body and the fact that we are actually built to run. Then we can move on to discuss proper running technique. Below we discuss the benefits of both – both design and technique.
What is the first word that comes to your mind when you see someone running or you hear me say RUNNING?
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Need some inspiration for healthy breakfast options? Here it is....our Christmas Granola recipe! Start your day by cozying up to this scrumptious mix of cashew, coconut and cranberry. Packed full of essential vitamins and minerals, this gorgeous granola will keep you energised until lunch.... warning - may become addictive : )
Looking for an easy way to increase your veg intake? Try our Green Ninja Juice. Packed full of vitamins and minerals that are easily found in your fridge it will boost your essential nutrients in one delicious hit.