30 FITNESS HACKS
Quick and easy sessions for a faster time
So, you’re a runner – congratulations on being part of the greatest and friendliest community on earth. Runners are an incredibly social bunch; just head down to your local parkrun for the proof, or see how much they raise for charity on an annual basis. The thing is, though, we’re by no means the fittest. Sure, running regularly will develop your cardiovascular system and stave off obesity-related illnesses; we’re not disputing that. But real fitness involves not just your capacity to run a marathon, but impressive core strength, healthy posture and mobility, and the mental wherewithal to process the situation in front of you. Don’t worry – this doesn’t mean setting your alarm even earlier on Saturday morning for a double training session. We’ve collated the best tips and tricks to develop your fitness without disrupting your current routine. It’s about upgrading your responses to the scenarios you encounter most frequently, be it at home, at work, or on the trails. And when those changes become habitual, you will have found true fitness – all without really noticing it.
Power up your parkrun with handy training hacks