Running and Orthotics

Running and Orthotics

Orthotics – What are they? Inserts, arch supports, foot beds are some names. There are also many forms – Custom made, ‘out of a packet’, hard, soft, cheap, expensive. Some are effective, some are not. I preach to my runners to not rely on their orthotics forever just...
Running – Load Management

Running – Load Management

Running season is fast approaching for road runners.  I’ve just started my 14wk block for the Half Marathon in May along with other individuals, groups, highly experienced runners, beginners and everything in between. Overload is thought to be the main cause of 80% of...
Beetroot Smoothie

Beetroot Smoothie

Written by Rachel Eagleton, Running Science’s Nutritionist.  Find out more about Rachel here: If you hang around the sports nutrition world you’ll see there’s a lot of fuss about beetroot juice, which has recently been promoted to a Grade A supplement by the...
Shoe Strategy by a local 100K per week runner

Shoe Strategy by a local 100K per week runner

Introduction I’m Michael – an Inner West local regularly spotted plodding in the Bay Run area along with the Running Science community. I maintain 100ks per week and have completed my fair share of fun runs up to the full distance. Having been uninjured for 4 years,...
PRODUCT REVIEW – HUMA CHIA ENERGY GEL

PRODUCT REVIEW – HUMA CHIA ENERGY GEL

Hi, I’m Rachel – Running Science’s nutritionist.  I’m a keen runner – I’ve run 5 marathons, 17 half marathons and I’m a run coach with Boobs on the Run.  I’ve got a passion for supporting your running training with making nutritious food choices a priority.  For...
Running shoe prescriptions

Running shoe prescriptions

How do we provide value in the shoe prescription service. At Running Science we are really beginning to understand a lot more about how to enrich our customer’s running experiences. This article is going to touch on how we do this by providing a shoe prescription...