Gut Health for Athletes

Gut Health for athletes By Kate Smyth – Olympic marathoner and Naturopath at the Athlete Sanctuary Our digestive system is the critical pathway for nutrient digestion and absorption for our bodies and aids with propulsion of food contents and waste through our bodies. However, our digestive system is so much more than a food funnel. It forms...

What is naturopathy and how can it assist athletes?

What is naturopathy and how can it assist athletes? Naturopathy is a comprehensive healthcare approach that considers the interrelationship between all systems in the body. Several factors (rather than one factor) often contribute to poor health status or sports performance in an athlete. Naturopathy places an emphasis on identifying the underlying cause/s of ill health or...

New Beginnings x 4!

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8 Factors For Reaching Your Running Potential

I think we can all agree that there's some common knowledge about running that most of us have a good grasp on. For most part, to become a faster runner our training needs to include fast runs, long runs, easy runs etc. All the magazines teach us that rest days should follow hard days and we're taught...

Pyongyang Marathon Race Report

Pyongyang Marathon Race Report     JD (above, on the left with brother Tom on the right) is a long time friend of The Running Company and former employee at the Geelong store. He visited Julian and Bri in Ballarat a few months ago with an exciting plan to run a marathon in North Korea in April. He put together...

Sean Williams on Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running – With Sean Williams.

Sean Williams is one of a kind! He simply loves to run. Shoes on, Shoes off, rain, hail or even snow - Sean's done it! I've personally trained with Sean for some time whilst I was living in Sydney and I learnt alot about running but also barefoot running. Where is it now ? It was all the craze a...