I love the half-mary. It’s long enough that you need to really put in some serious training, yet not so long that it takes an extended period of recovery like a full marathon. Following one of the Golden Rules of running, which is to “rest one day for every mile raced”...
A pair of good running shoes is the most important investment for every runner. Your chosen pair will be the primary protection of your feet, knees, ankles, and joints as you run kilometer after kilometer. But a good pair of running shoes doesn’t come cheap.
One of the most common misconceptions about running is that if you always run as fast as you can for as long as you can, you’d achieve all the benefits of running.
The running community is, hands down, one intact group where people love to share their achievements, fallbacks, and even give pieces of advice. I have personally seen how passionate runners are when they discuss anything related to running – from forms, distances, shoes, gadgets, etc. through the PF community Facebook group.
I recently had my first Spartan Race last September 2018 and it was a great experience! The trail and the obstacles like the Multi-Rig, Atlas Carry, Hercules Hoist, Rope Climb and more, required full-body strength and muscular endurance.
Injured? These workouts will still keep you fit. If you’re suffering from running injuries, relax. You can still maintain your current fitness level while reducing the impact of running to your body with these activities.
Well, you really can’t deny it now: summer has come and hit our beautiful, tropical, Philippines. There is a heck of a lot of things to do here during the summer not just out in the provinces, but right here in the city as well. And by this time of the year, the city streets will be filled with people who are training for their races.
Gone are the days when the sun is up and the tank tops are out. For weeks now, we have experienced intermediate to heavy rainfall signaling the end of summer and the beginning of the “tag-ulan” season. But does that really change how frequent runners train?
Running with a buddy can be so much fun! Enjoy the experience to the fullest by keeping these basic rules in mind.
If there’s ever a sad truth, it’d be probably this: Life can stop at any moment for anyone.
Let’s admit it: fitness is, in fact, a luxury. One that is particularly difficult to afford here in the Philippines, to add to that.
If you are reading this article then chances are you are someone who enjoys running that much and it’s somehow part of your regular routine but let me tell you something – as much as it can be the best part of your day, it can also turn out to be the worst if you practice bad pre-run habits.
They say that, you apply in your day to day life all the lessons you learn in running. Here’s why runners make good employees.
We took my friend Jema to the Obstacle Sports Factory to check if she's OCR ready despite having no prior experience and skills in any type of obstacle courses.