LEADING FOOTWEAR RECOVERY: OOFOS

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OOFOS recently gave Leader Of The Track editor, Nick Walker,  the opportunity to test their revolutionary recovery footwear. Below is his evaluation of the latest recovery footwear. Being an active sportsman and running plenty… Continue reading

Leading Locations: Mt Fuji, Japan.

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On the 13th of July one of my dreams came true and that was to climb to the top of Fujisan. Mount Fuji, located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain peak in Japan at 3,776.24 m… Continue reading

Green Tea & Tendon Recovery.

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Are you having any pains in your Tendons from running? The power of Green Tea is exceptional. Green tea is a powerful anti-oxidant. It contains minerals that are important for your over all… Continue reading

Escape to the trails of Summer bay.

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If you are looking for a trail with spectacular 360 degree views, the Barrenjoey Lighthouse run is the perfect run which features some steep elevation before evening out to a rocky, sandstone peninsula… Continue reading

LEADER OF MUSIC + FITNESS: THE TOMTOM SPARK GPS FITNESS WATCH.

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Are you sick and tired of running with your phone strapped to your arm? Are you sick and tired of having chords wrap around your arms? Well that’s all about to change with… Continue reading

The Zeal Appeal: Introducing the IceBug ZEAL trail running shoes.

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I was recently sent a pair of the ZEAL’s which is my second pair of IceBugs i’ve fortunately been able to wear for my trail running comps. When i received the Zeal’s i… Continue reading

Trail Running around Cairns: The Cairns Botanical Garden Red/Blue Arrow Run.

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Whilst in Cairns, I had the opportunity of exploring the beautiful City of Cairns, situated in tropical North Queensland. The best time to visit Cairns is in September because the temperature is perfect,… Continue reading

ICEBUG KAYI RB9X TRAIL SHOES REVIEW

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The Icebug Kayi RB9X® is the perfect distance trail running shoe for both recreational and distance runners. The 12mm drop ensures that you are given an excellent level of comfort due to the… Continue reading

Running Therapy

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Generally I use running training as a means to train for an event or a goal and most of all to keep my fitness levels up, but recently with starting a new full time… Continue reading

INTRODUCING THE THE ICEBUG MIST RB9X ACTIVE RUNNING SHOES

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Are you looking for a multi purpose running shoe which you can wear on and off the road? The Icebug MIST RB9X active running shoes are a great all round weather shoe, having breathability through… Continue reading

Mindfullness

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People seem concerned when I say that their emotions are considered when planning a Personal Training session. Have a think though if you feel a certain way the actions taken will reflect that… Continue reading

Leading Locations: Mt Coot-tha Brisbane

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If you are ever in Brisbane or live around the Brisbane area, head up to the summit of Mt-Coot-tha. Mt Coot-tha hosts a great range of trails for all levels of runners. Leader… Continue reading

Introducing the Tom Tom Runner Cardio GPS Watch

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Are you looking for a GPS Watch which tracks your run as well as your heart rate? Well the TomTom Runner Cardio is the watch for you! The watch is a simple device… Continue reading

INTRODUCING THE ICEBUG ACCELERITAS4 RB9X TRAIL SHOES.

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Recently, i have had the pleasure of joining forces with Icebug who have created some of the worlds best non slip trail running shoes. I was fortunate enough to be given a pair of… Continue reading

Coping with chronic pain and injury

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For an athlete, or for anyone that loves being active, and making the most of every second of each day, “rest” is almost a foreign activity. But we do need it. For some… Continue reading

Why You Need Iron

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Iron deficiency is one of the most widespread nutritional disorders in the world. The causes include inadequate dietary intake, blood loss (i.e. heavy menstrual period, regular blood donations and certain medications), increased need… Continue reading

INTRODUCING ICEBUG: NON SLIP FOOTWEAR FOR THE NEW OUTDOORS.

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Swedish brand, IceBug, has hit Australian shores! The company begun because they were frustrated by having to choose between slipping and saying no to outdoor activities because of the risk of slipping. Originally,… Continue reading

5 strength tips for better running

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I hate that perception that all runners are gangly, with no muscle. Strength training is vital to prevent injury, increase muscle endurance and improve body composition and posture. Combining resistance exercise can also… Continue reading

7 Quick Tips for Mountain Running!

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I recently competed in the Australian Mountain Running Championships in Brisbane and the course was quite tough, especially towards the summit of the mountain because of the steep gradient and the rough terrain.… Continue reading

Runners are Calling out for SOS!

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Leader of the Track was recently introduced to SOS Rehydrate which is a fast-acting electrolyte replacement drink that has been created to prevent and help combat mild to moderate dehydration due to active lifestyles… Continue reading

Hansen Has A New World Lead for the Beer Mile!

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Australians are known for their love of beer and sport but one may ask how is drinking and running a healthy mix and how on earth can you incorporate beer into a competition?… Continue reading