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 […]

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 […]

Quick Fix: Energizing Post-run Snack


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 […]

How To Detox Without A Juicer

smoothie by healthjunkieph_takboph

Juicing isn’t the only method to detoxify and cleanse your gut. Here are 3 ways to detox that’s surely inexpensive and easy to do.  You don’t even have to buy a juicer. 1. Sweat. One of the best ways to detoxify is to sweat it out. When you sweat, the body releases toxins. Now that’s another reason […]

Blisters Prevention and Treatment

Foot blister

Blisters bring in the heat. A small blister can’t kill you but it really hurts a lot. Blisters happen when your shoe or your socks rub against your skin and causes friction. As a response to the friction, the body produces fluids beneath the skin where the rubbing occurs. This fluid builds up causing pressure […]

Runner’s Knee Prevention and Treatment

Runner's Knee Injury

Runner’s knee is not a fun way to describe a runner. In fact, it makes every runner cringe. Runner’s knee is actually any injury in and around the front of the knees. This is also called the patellofemoral area thus also called patellafemoral pain syndrome. This injury is usually caused by overexertion on the knees, […]

Ask Takbo.ph: Is it OK to run after eating?

IG - Eat First then Exercise

How long should you wait to run after eating? I get scolded for this when I was young. I am often told not to run or play after a meal. I would ask why and I get various reason depending on the age of the adult.  They say I posted a weight loss tip at […]