This week's newsletter has interesting articles, discounts for premium members and a date change for the Marton to Wanganui Relay.
The best core excercies for runners
The pelvis, shoulders, and torso are the larger "core," or "pillar" of your body and act as the anchors for your swinging arms and legs. Training Peaks has a list of core exercises here.
Flying Buscomb's on track to achieve greater things
Having run away from New Zealand in search of a breakthrough, distance runner Camille Buscomb is out to prove herself at the world champs and, she hopes, the 2020 Olympics. Read more at The Locker Room.
How new runners can get faster
Once you get in a running groove, it's natural to want to go farther and get faster. But if you're a newbie, you might not know where to begin. The good news is that there are plenty of simple things you can do to improve your speed as provided here at Active.
Four ways to improve your running form
Podium runners has some tips about how to improve your running form without even thinking about it, including wearing many different running shoes, and sometimes none.
Premium members get access to discounts for a range of events in Australia & New Zealand. Enter enough discounted events and your membership pays for itself, as well as opening up a range of useful functions on the website!
Our latest discounts just added are for the Double Rainbow Trail Run and TrailNav Challenge Series; and we also have discounts for the Steamy Huka; Spartan Race Urban Sprint; Taupo Marathon; North Range Trio; Kinloch Off Road Challenge; Whangareri Run/Walk Festival; Kawerau King of the Mountain; Xterra Waihi; Kerikeri Half Marathon and events in Australia.
To find out what's been recently updated, check the recent updates page regularly. I include in this newsletter a list of the more important updates (see below) such as date changes, cancellations, or late additions to the calendar. And check out the full calendar of upcoming events.
- The Marton to Wanganui Relay has changed from 7 to 14 September
Have a great running week!