Hi there! My name is Kayla, I’m a physiotherapist, wannabe runner, and chocoholic. You can check out my full profile HERE. This is my first article and so I thought I’d start with a short introduction about me. As a physiotherapist, I specialize in studying human movement. As a (former) competitive athlete, I get the opportunity to combine my physio knowledge with active experience! Continue reading Intro to Kayla Ng & Strength Training and Running Pt. 1
The holiday season is upon us, which means the sugar content in our diets will be on the rise. No complaints here; sugar is delicious! Plus, as runners, we can get away with eating a lot more than our non-running friends. Continue reading Is festive sugar-loading a bad thing pre-run?
Well, it’s November! That means that we have some cold days of running ahead of us! Before you spiral into a pit of despair, there may be some good news when it comes to your performance!
When you are months out from race day, there are numerous things you can do to get faster. For instance, (surprise) you could run more! However, when you’re within days of your important race, the physiology you have laid down for yourself is already set. The money is in the bank, the hay is in barn and the clichés go on…
Last year I wrote an article about the gender gap in running. In the article, I talked about how the SRY gene is responsible for men getting a massive dose of testosterone, which leads to the 11-12% gender gap we see across all distances. Continue reading Revisiting the gender gap in running