Category Archive: Leading Health

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL TRAINING REALLY ABOUT?

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Do you train just to look good? Or is moving effectively and feeling great for the long-term just as important to you? Of course we all want to look good, but rather than training… 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

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

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

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

The A.I.S Truth About Carbo Loading.

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As distance runners, some of us undervalue the importance of carbs when it comes to training  and the days leading up to competition. The article featured below by the Australian Institute of Sport,… 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

Why everyone should experience trail running.

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That feeling of freedom, the feeling that you’re the only one around, you jump over a fallen tree and look over to the kangaroo standing alert as you go by. The air is… Continue reading

Running Podiatrist- Tom Docanto explains, Why your ‘drop’ is important.

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Tom Docanto is one of Australia’s best distance runners and aside from training and competition he works at the Walker Street Podiatrist in North Sydney as one of the leading podiatrists in Sydney. His… Continue reading