Browsing Archive: September, 2013

Running Blisters: Blister Treatment and Blister Prevention

Posted by on Monday, September 30, 2013,

How to Treat Running Blisters

Blisters. Annoying. We all know it. They make for an uncomfortable journey, slow you down and can destroy a positive outlook on a race you've done plenty of training for. So how do you prevent them? Firstly if your not going to the doctors, try and be as sterile and hygenic as you can. Keeping broken skin clean and needles sterile helps prevent infection. 

  • As soon as you get a hotspot (which is what you notice before the onset of a blister) do something about it (s...

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Teen and Youth Speaker on the Nullarbor

Posted by grahak777 on Monday, September 23, 2013,

I led a team across the Nullarbor through May and June. It was great running and the weather was fantastic. Adelaide to Perth is about 3000km all up and you really get to see it from a different perspective running rather than driving or flying. There is something about camping under the stars and running in the middle of nowhere.

 

There was an international group of runners: Australians, Mongolians, Romanians, Austrians, Kiwis and Americans. It was relay style run where each runner did be...

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Nutrition and Ultra Running

Posted by grahak777 on Monday, September 2, 2013,
Food is hard to manage while training let alone while racing in an event. It is worth trying out different varieties and recipes to find out what works for you. I run with a lot of people who steer clear of processed foods and eat a lot of fruits and even raw foods during a race. Personally I get my carbs anyway I can from a 100% vegetarian diet and seem to able to stomach most of it. I like eating anything that is tasty and healthy (or sweet when necessary) and find it can be motivational in...
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I am ultra runner from Australia. I am into motivational exploits involving any sort of physical feat that is inspirational and positive. On the side I work as a motivational speaker, business speaker and trainer, keynote speaker and youth speaker.

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