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How Zach Josie became 'The Fastest Dwarf On Earth'

Zachary Josie is known as 'The Fastest Dwarf on Earth' and he explains how he uses 3am alarm calls to fit in training (and recovery)...

8 MINUTE READ
Nutrition

What happens when you ‘bonk’? (And how to avoid it!)

Sports Scientist Andy Blow explains what the phenomenon known as ‘Bonking’, ‘Hunger flats’ and ‘Hunger knocks’ involves, and provides some practical advice about how you can avoid it...

13 MINUTE READ
Performance

The science of tapering: how should you taper before a race?

Sports Scientist Abby Coleman looks at whether athletes should taper before races, and provides practical advice on when, why and how athletes can optimise the taper period.

8 MINUTE READ
Performance

The art of tapering (and a tale of two tapers)

Andy Blow recalls two very different experiences of race tapering to illustrate there's more than one way to build up to your A race.

8 MINUTE READ
Motivation

Our Big Hairy Audacious Goals for 2021

Our Big Hairy Audacious Goals for 2021

5 MINUTE READ
Nutrition

Custard, chips, and hummus sandwiches: how to fuel ultras

"Lessons from the field" - record-breaking ultrarunner Damian Hall calls on his wealth of experience to explain what he's learned about fuelling ultramarathons...

8 MINUTE READ
Performance

How runners can reduce the risk of bone stress injuries

APA titled Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Brad Beer explains how runners and triathletes can minimise the risks of suffering a bone stress injury during training.

5 MINUTE READ
Performance

How to prepare for your first Zwift race

Record-breaking ultrarunner and adventurer Robbie Britton shares what he's learned from Zwift racing to help you prepare for your races on the indoor training platform.

5 MINUTE READ
Gear

Will TrainerRoad make you faster?

PH's Sean O'Mahony gives his verdict on the TrainerRoad platform and explains why it could be the perfect training tool to help you achieve your goals this year...

6 MINUTE READ
Performance

How to diagnose and treat plantar fasciitis

Sports Physiologist Ben Cox explains how to diagnose and treat plantar fasciitis - a foot injury that can plague runners and ultra endurance athletes.

7 MINUTE READ
Interview

Why hydration matters in motorsport

We caught up with former Australian Supercars Championship winner James Courtney to talk about hydration and the brutal temperatures he experiences during races...

3 MINUTE READ
Interview

Preparing for an ultra run: Recces, nutrition and hydration

Fresh from setting the second fastest time ever for the Denis Rankin Winter Round, ultrarunner John Miskimmin tells us how he prepared for a 90km challenge that features 6,500m of elevation.

6 MINUTE READ
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