Ever Been Skyrunning? 5 Different Types Of Running To Get You Moving

Simplicity. Freedom. Choice. If I were to sum up the sport of running, those are the words I would use. Nothing could be simpler than lacing up your running shoes and just going where your feet take you. You want to run in -30 degree weather? Knock yourself out. Run up a mountain? Go for...


Tart Cherry Juice: The Natural Born Painkiller

Cherries are red, blueberries are blue. One is a real superfood, that can help me and you. OK, so I suck at rhymes and poems, but I do know this: cherries are good for runners, athletes, older folks and people predisposed to have arthritis early in their lives. Got your attention? Good! Let’s find out...


Tips And Advice On How To Go Running With Your Dog

Dogs are cool. Spending time with your furry four-legged friend is a proven stress buster and mood enhancer. Could you combine your love of running with your love for your dog? Image credit Could your dog be your running partner? Dogs can be great running partners. Think about it – dogs are relatively quiet and won’t...


How To Choose Ethical Running Shoes And Gear

Look at your current pair of running shoes. No doubt they’re made with a lot of plastic and synthetic materials. And do you know where they’re made, and by whom? When you’re buying new running shoes every year, it pays to know where they come from and how they’re made. I’ve collected a bunch of...


Running Shoes vs Vibrams vs Barefoot Running: The Pros And Cons

When you’re out running, look around and check out everyone else’s feet (without looking creepy). You’re bound to see a plethora of runners in traditional running shoes, one or two people wearing Vibram FiveFingers, and perhaps the occasional barefoot runner. Each of these factions are fiercely defensive of their type of running gear (or lack...


6 Running Mishaps Worse Than Yours

We all have our fair share of embarrassing moments in life, some of which may occur while you are running. You may have experienced awkward sweat patches or humiliating stumbles, or even expelled bodily fluids from a range of orifices. Just be thankful your running fails weren’t caught on camera like these guys. 1. Let...


The Fast and the Famous: 7 Hardcore Celebrity Runners and Marathon Finishers

Finishing a marathon is no simple feat, and to do it more than once is an awe-inspiring achievement. Some celebrities run for charity and never do it again, while others run with with a burning desire to beat their own personal best time and put another notch on their marathon belt. Think you have what...


An Awesome Week of Work Experience with Attendly

Daniel and Jared joined the Attendly team recently for a week of work experience. The year 11 students put together this record of their experience for your viewing pleasure. When you realise you get $250 for work experience: Waking up for work experience be like: Getting to the office on time be like: When w...


The Ancient And Surprising History Of The Treadmill

The treadmill was not originally designed to be one of the greatest exercise machines of all time. From its original purposes, including churning butter and punishing convicts, no one could have foreseen it would become the king of all aerobic equipment. How did the modern treadmill wheel its way into the fitness world’s collective psyche? Let’s...


Kayaking as an adventure sport – Friday Funnies

We had a work experience student in at the Attendly office this week, learning about startups, entrepreneurship and coding. One of the tasks we always set our students is to write a blog post for us with a personal narrative, but remain true to our core audience of people with an active lifestyle. Here then...