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Mizuno Sayonara 3 Review // Time to say goodbye to the 2!

In the name of open disclosure I must declare; I’ve loved the Wave Sayonara from day 1 and have run through at least 2 pairs of 1’s and 4 pairs of 2’s, including completing my first marathon in them.   I must also mention they are the only pair of shoes that I didn’t hate when I first put them on, I usually use my second run as a first impression as I tend to…

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HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOES // THE RUNDOWN BY CHRIS WIGELL

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the wide range of running shoes on offer. Whether you are an occasional or regular runner, the shoes you wear can have a positive or negative impact on your progression. From preventing injury when distance training, to coping with speed for sprinting; there is no one-size-fits-all approach. It’s important to consider your individual needs and foot type when selecting shoes. There are three main shoe variations: neutral, stability and…

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#transformyourrun // Running Saved Rob’s Life

Running helped save my life At the age of 34 I was an extremely fit and active person doing adventure races and really enjoying my running until my life changed forever. One afternoon I was bringing in the wheelie bin when it fell out of my hand. I picked it up again to have it only fall out for a second time. I then began to feel light headed, so I grabbed the bin with…

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NATHAN JOHNSTON – BLIND TRIATHLETE / UNSTOPPABLY STUBBORN / LIVES AND RUNS TO INSPIRE

Nathan Johnston has just turned 30 and is just about to compete in the world Ironman Champs in Hawaii. When he turned 7 years old he was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa and told that he would go blind probably gradually. Unfortunately the specialists were wrong and he was legally blind by the time he was fifteen. Living in a small town he took part in all sorts of sports including surfing, swimming and bike riding…

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Ankle Joint, Range of Motion & its Effect on Your Running

The vast majority of people I see in the clinic have restricted ankle joint range of motion. This includes people with arch, calf, shin, knee, hip and lower back pain. As a Sports Podiatrist I predominately see people with injuries and pain below the knee, but what people either forget or don’t understand, is that when one joint is not functioning well it has a flow on effect to other joints and muscles. This then…

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The Art of the Negative Split

Ever since I started running a few years ago every professional I consulted along the way talked about running negative splits and this being the most efficient way to run any race. I worked on quite a different approach – run as fast as possible for as long as possible and then try hang on for as long as possible – hence my splits were far from negative. I didn’t have the confidence or ability…

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SINEAD DIVER – CHAMPION MARATHONER / MOTHER OF TWO / OFF TO CHINA FOR WORLD MARATHON CHAMPS!!

Sinead Diver is believe it or not an accidental runner, she only started 4 years ago – discovered she had talent – and has now been selected to represent Australia in this year’s athletics world championships in China. She was ranked third fastest female marathon runner in Australia last year; she won the national half marathon championships in 2012 and came second in the 2012 and 2014 national cross country races. She recorded a time of 2…

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DAVID LIPMAN – PODIATRIST / TRAIL-BLAZER / BULLET-PROOF

David Lipman is not only a runner but a Podiatrist, Exercise Physiologist and Medical Student! When people ask him why he runs, his response is ‘why don’t you!?’ He loves hitting the trails, especially single-track fueled on bullet-proof coffee. He just completed the Gold Coast Marathon in remembrance of a good friend. He loves a good lightweight shoe, his favourites being the Wave Sayonara 2, Wave Hitogami and Wave Hayate. Follow his adventures on Instagram at @dlipman5!

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LUKE BELL :: BE SMART AND AVOID INJURY

I have been a Professional Triathlete for 13yrs and in that time have been extremely lucky to be able to travel the world. During this time I have met some amazing people and become close friends with Olympic runners and swimmers, Australian track champions, Marathon champions, WR holders, Tour De France cyclists. The people and their list of credentials are quite amazing, however the “one” factor that all these athletes have in common and agree…

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