The best places to run in Melbourne

Exercise

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Going bare

Have you tried bare foot running yet?

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NICOLE ELPHICK Here are the pros and cons.

Nutritional habits

How best to fuel your body

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Susie Burrell The first step to training right is eating right, says nutritionist Susie Burrell.

Running gadgets

The best gadgets for serious runners

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NICOLE ELPHICK Products to help you train at your best.

Race day guide

How to get race-day ready

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Elka Whalan Former Olympian, Elka Whalan shares her six-week pre-race guide.

Power running

Would you choose running over swimming?

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Georgia Cassimatis After years of laps, former Olympic swimmer Elka Whalan found her running feet.

Running

Avoiding rookie running mistakes

Stretch in the Park

NICOLE ELPHICK Learning the best techniques and habits to get the greatest health benefits.

Get fit, have fun

Fun runs

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NICOLE ELPHICK 'Running is no longer something we do instead of partying, it's becoming the party itself'.

Running right

When is the best time to run?

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NICOLE ELPHICK Morning, lunch or night – that is the question.

Running right

How to choose running shoes

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NICOLE ELPHICK Whether you’re a rookie or a seasoned pro before you tie up your laces, here’s how to make sure you’re putting your best foot forward.

How to run

The psychology of running

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NICOLE ELPHICK How to think yourself faster.

Get into running

The pace age

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NICOLE ELPHICK Running’s popularity is on an uphill climb, especially with women.

Running season

What inspires me to run

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Four Aussie women reveal what motivated them to take up running.

Food as fuel

Best workout snacks for runners

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NICOLE ELPHICK Here’s how to ensure your diet is syncing up with your workout schedule so you can function at maximum capacity.

Running app

The app that will turn you into a runner

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Brigid Delaney How to get from the couch to five kilometres in eight weeks.

Power playlist

Top 10 songs for exercise

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SHELLY HORTON Working out to your favourite tunes has a proven impact on your mood, motivation and energy levels. So let's look at the top 10 workout songs, as voted by your fellow active Aussies.

Expert Fitness tips

Tricks to keep you on track

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K. Aleisha Fetters Many experts believe clever motivational strategies may be more effective than brute willpower when it comes to developing and maintaining a fitness routine.

Best Fitness apps

Top apps for keeping fit

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Jenneth Orantia reviews the best apps for keeping fit in the new year.

Ultra-marathons

Just keep running

RHODES, GREECE - JULY 16:  A woman Exercises on the beach at Sunset. on July 16, 2009 in Rhodes, Greece. Rhodes is the largest of the Greek Dodecanes Islands. (Photo by EyesWideOpen/Getty Images)

Melissa Davey Are women designed to run ultra-marathon distances?

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Choosing a trainer

The right fit

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Samantha Selinger-Morris Finding the perfect personal trainer can be like searching for a soulmate - and breaking up can be tricky, too.

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Best Fitness apps

Top apps for keeping fit

Fitness

Jenneth Orantia reviews the best apps for keeping fit in the new year.

Power playlist

Top 10 songs for exercise

fitness

Working out to your favourite tunes has a proven impact on your mood, motivation and energy levels. So let's look at the top 10 workout songs, as voted by your fellow active Aussies.