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Lead in Races for Tarawera Ultra 2024

By Chris Lucas | November 9, 2023

Participating in an ultra marathon is a monumental feat which requires planning, and focused training. One of the key aspects of preparing for such a challenging race is looking at…

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Race Morning Prep for Auckland Marathon

By Chris Lucas | October 25, 2023

Race day morning is a culmination of weeks or months (or maybe years) of training and preparation. How you start your race day can significantly impact your performance. Proper race…

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Mental Skills for Racing Auckland Marathon

By Chris Lucas | October 23, 2023

Running a marathon is more than just a physical endeavor. It’s a mental battle that challenges your endurance, resilience, and determination. While the physical training aspect is crucial, honing in…

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Runners Strength Training: Where Do I Start?

By Charlotte Milne | June 18, 2023

As runners, we often know where to start with our run training, but what about strength training? I recommend starting with basic strength exercises and building from there. It’s also…

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How I Ran a Sub 3:30 Marathon

By Charlotte Milne | December 11, 2022

I’ve always been a runner, but I haven’t always trained. Before 2020, I had never done any training. Every run I did, I ran at the fastest pace I could…

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Online Run Coaching & Run Training Plans – Explaining the Difference

By Chris Lucas | August 24, 2022

Like anything in the online space, knowing how to choose a running coach can be a daunting process. Navigating the myriad of different options available can be overwhelming.  We are…

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Protein Smoothie

By Chris Lucas | August 4, 2022

IngredientsServes 1Total time: 2 minutes X1 scoop of Garden of Life Meal Replacement PowderX1 Banana¼ Seasonal Fruit (optional)½-1 cup Kale (lightly steam kale, instructions below) or Spinach½ cup of Coconut…

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Green Smoothie

By Chris Lucas | August 4, 2022

IngredientsServes 1Total time: 2 minutes 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce or any dark green lettuce1⁄2 cup baby spinach1 mint spring, with stem1⁄2 avocado4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice3 to 6…

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Fueling for Long Runs & Races

By Chris Lucas | July 18, 2022

I’ll split this up into a few points: 1- How many calories or grams of carbohydrates do we require while on a long run or race?2- Where do we get…

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Northburn 50k & Summer Blog

By Chris Lucas | April 26, 2022

We hope you’re Autumn is going great! For us, it means one thing: Feijoas! ???? Well, that is one of the main things, right? It’s one of our favourite things…

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