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Amid CoronaVirus – why I run?

By Kelly McLay With races and events being canceled or postponed, gyms closed, and all exercise moving to virtual or solo practices, it’s incredibly hard to set goals. This virus has had a global effect on athletes. These are tough times; on so many levels. But these losses pale in comparison to the greater losses...

FIT at the 2019 Berlin Marathon

While the historic Berlin Marathon celebrated its 46th annual event last September, FIT returned to this incredible race for the second time. From first-time marathoners to experienced participants, we hosted an amazing group of runners this year, as well as a handful of travelers who came along to show their support for those tackling 26.2...

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Iditarod – The ultimate endurance event

By Troy Szczurkowski Iditarod. Alaskan winter. 1000 miles. You may immediately think of the sled dog race, held each year across 1000 miles in the remote, cold wintry heart of Alaska. This story is about a human powered race that covers the same course. The Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) is rated as one of the...

Why we love running!

Henry Howe — Head of Movement and Performance Running is perhaps the most accessible form of physical activity available to us and has been a saviour for many people during lockdown. There are so many ways in which running can make a positive impact on your life, so let’s discuss some of those to try...

Resilience in sports and business part 3

How do you stay resilient in tough times? Adversity does not discriminate, whether it be in sport, work or personal life. This Ted Talk is one of the best I have ever listened to on resilience. It is applicable in all aspects of life whilst also being incredibly emotional and real. One thing that this...

Low back pain is hurting you company – here’s what to do

Jonathan Graham – Performance Coach Low back pain is the leading cause of absence from work, and recognised as the leading cause of disability worldwide. In the United States, an estimated 149 million workdays are lost every year because of low back pain, with total costs estimated from 100-200 billion dollars. Furthermore, it is a...

Take on an international marathon with Fitness International Travel

Have you ever wanted to run a destination marathon in London? Do you want to climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro or take part in a yoga retreat in Costa Rica? Fitness International Travel (FIT) specializes in one of a kind marathon tour itineraries to destination events around the world, as well as custom...

Completing a world marathon challenge: 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days

By: Kelly McLay From an airplane window seat 36,000 feet in the air, directly across from me jetted the Falcon Heavy Rocket as it began the first leg of a long journey into space. The beginning of the Falcon Heavy’s immense journey marked the end of one for me. I pinched myself. Did that really...

What do you need when travelling abroad internationally for a race?

For a handful of FIT clients, their trip will be their first international race and while marathon training and racing is a huge commitment on its own, traveling to an international race adds another layer (or two or three!) to the adventure. With decades of experience traveling internationally, for marathons and pleasure, we consider ourselves...

Tight hip flexors and posture improvement through Pilates

Why sitting for long hours at your desk can weaken your glutes and impact on your running Weakness in the hips and glutes is common amongst those of us with a sedentary lifestyle. If our glutes aren’t working to their full capacity, then other muscles will have to overwork to pick up the slack. Because...

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