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.
Quick chat with Jackie Go about the Obstacle Course Races (OCR) that is now available in the Philippines and some of the differences between them.
We are here to share with you both pros and cons of running in the rain, so that for those who are considering trying it out—and especially since it’s been raining non-stop in the Metro for days, now—you are fully aware of both risks and payoffs of doing so.
Sometimes, words alone can't describe what it feels like to be a runner...so we use memes
Forecast today was heavy rain and thunderstorm, but we're totally blessed that the race ended up having a great race weather.
Since mother's day is just around the corner, we got together with Jackie Go, a mom and fitness blogger/influencer to share to us some tips on how to stay fit and healthy being a busy mom just like herself.
Yet despite it being such a common thing, solo runners still often experience the feeling of being in a vulnerable situation whenever they go out and train – and this applies to both night and early morning joggers!
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.
But with the recent rise of obstacle course racing or OCR, runners are challenged to add variety to their training and incorporate more types of exercises during cross training in order to help them build the skill set needed for an obstacle course race.
Obstacle races are starting to gain popularity these days as endurance athletes are wanting to explore different sports and challenge themselves even more.
Obstacle races are starting to get people’s attention in the fitness world because of how it incorporates running, crawling, and climbing into various types of challenges. To date, Filipino runners and fitness enthusiasts alike are learning the ropes of obstacle racing and they are in fact, becoming part of a fast-growing community.
And a furry running buddy has great perks too, like: they’ll match your pace; they’re always ready to go; they’re loyal; and did we mention they make really pawsome wingmen?
We get it, not everyone is a fan of waking up extra early in the morning, more so of the idea of actually putting on a pair of rubbing shoes and going out for a run before sunrise. But here's the thing: you don’t have to become a morning person to be a runner. You can always run at night! In fact, running in the evening has its benefits too and we listed some in this article.
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.