Weekly Newsletter June 28th 2016
This week's newsletter has special offers, interesting articles, a date change for the Roki Road Beach Challenge, and date correction for the Superhero Stride at The Entrance.
Sportitude have launched their End of Financial Year Sale. Until July 4th you'll be able to save up to 50% on a huge range of items! Shop now!
Suunto cashback offer from Wild Earth
Get up to $70 cashback on selected Suunto watches from Wild Earth. You haven't got long, as this offer ends at midnight on Thursday. More information here.
5 ways to stay hydrated during a long run
Coach Jenny Hadfield looks at the pros and cons of 5 ways to hydrate during a long run in this article at Runner's World: single handheld bottle; multiple bottle belt; hydration pack or vest; DIY water station; or a strtegic route. I'm pretty sure I've used all of these tehchniques over the years!
Aquajogging: how, when and why to try it
Kelly Holmes and other athletes find jogging underwater perfect for staying fit without impacting the legs - and it might even improve your form on land. Find out all about it in this article at the Guardian.
Anyone can run
Caroline Taylor writes: "Anyone can run. I am proof. I'm not a natural runner I've set myself many goals over the past two years and just kept chugging along. I'm 43, a part time working mum of two and married to Craig. We are are a tight Unit; Team Taylor if you will". Read more at Good People Run.
Why runners need magnesium
Pip Taylor writes about why magnesium is an important part of any runner's diet, and a list of foods rich in the mineral in this article at competitor.com.
Why your upper back hurts when you run
At the end of a long hard run, you expect your legs and lungs to be burning, but your upper back? No way! As we get tired, our head tends to lean ahead of our body. Either we're fatiguing and hyperextending the lower back, or we're doing the opposite and slouching. Find out more.
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That's all for this week, so have a great running week!