VIDEO: How to Drink Water During a Race

How to Drink Water During a Race

Hydration is important during a race.  That is why running events will provide hydration stations for runners to give out sports drinks and water.  Volunteers or marshals will hand out drinks from a cup as runners pass by the water stations. However, getting hydration at these water stations can slow you down.  It can be crowded, messy and slippery. […]

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How To Improve Your Running Form [Infographic]

Improve your Running Form

Running is a simple action of moving your feet one after the other. But making simple changes to improve your running form can help you lessen injuries and improve your race times.  There are several running coaches, running clinics and running seminars who would teach about running. Some of them may differ in the details but they usually agree […]

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5K Training Plan Apps for Smartphones

5K Training Plan Apps

Need some 5K Training plans? Want to start running and finish a 5K run? There’s an app for that! Since majority of runners bring their phones when they run, there are several apps that acts like a coach to get you from zero to 5K in about 8 weeks. Here are some 5K Training Plans […]

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Red Hot Chili Pepper: Secret to Longer Life

Chillies

I mean the spice not the band. Reseachers found that people who ate spicy food one or two days a week resulted in a 10 percent reduced overall risk for death. Consuming spicy food six to seven times a week reduced the risk by 14 percent. Eating spicy food was also associated with a lower […]

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SOS Rehydrate, Real Hydration is Now in the Philippines

SOS Rehydrate

SOS Rehydrate is an advanced hydration drink for athletes is now in the Philippines. SOS is engineered with the purpose of helping athletes solve dehydration problem in order to improve overall athletic performance. It is designed to help the body absorb water up to 3 times faster than water alone. SOS provides the optimum amount of electrolytes with the fastest possible […]

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10 Tips for a Safer Night Runs

Franc Ramon Energizer Night Run Singapore 2015

Night runs are getting popular here in the metro. Night running require a little more planning than your average workout but with the right preparation and focus, you can make any evening workout rival its daytime counterpart. Franc Ramon, our guest writer, share some essential safety tips for running in the dark: You’re alarm sounds off early in the morning […]

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Benefits of Steady State Cardio Workout for Runners

CrossFit For Runners

This is a guest post by a friend Allan Ray Enriquez, who is known as RFM in the running community. He shares with us why runners should do cross training. Read more of the Benefits of Steady State Cardio Workout for Runners: While most of us runners are used to the traditional way of training, recent studies […]

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Quick Fix: Energizing Post-run Snack

Dates

I like pick-me-ups especially on days when my only rest is in between writing and events. Here’s a 5-ingredient recipe of a quick, energizing snack for you to try. It only takes about 5 minutes or less to make! This can also be a good post-run snack especially if you have a sweet tooth like […]

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