Sprinting is a fundamental skill. Like swimming, being able to build a fire, and make a shelter, it’s a skill that could save your life. Sprinting is also a kick-ass workout! However, before you head to the track to work on your sprint, it’s important to make sure you go about your workout the right way. Sprinting is surprisingly intense, and a lot of wannabe Usain Bolts end up pulling a hammy or tearing a groin the moment they pick up the pace.  Here are seven tips for making your sprint workouts as safe and productive as possible.  1) WARM...



People who exercise regularly can be a pretty stubborn bunch. I should know; I’m one of them! That stubbornness is a good thing when it comes to training consistently but can cause problems when you are ill or injured as it may make you reluctant to miss a workout. Sometimes it’s okay to exercise through illness or injury, but other times it just makes things worse and could even delay your recovery. The trick is knowing when it’s okay to soldier on, and when retreat is your better option.    Let’s talk about illness first…  As a rule, if an...