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.
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?
A common problem in the gym is that not everyone who goes there is comfortable. Some our intimated with the multitude of machines, some may not feel very confident with their bodies, while others might just not be sure what to do inside the gym.
Whenever we talk about saunas, we’ve always been told that it can supposedly help you lose weight without doing anything. You just sit there, sweat out all those impurities, and voila, you’re down to shedding a few pounds; but just how true is this?
Yes, it’s okay to have ambitious resolutions, but what matters as well are the simple choices you make every day that affect your lifestyle. The simple choices you make in your routine or on a daily basis are actually the ones that will benefit you most in the long run.
Scientifically, each and every kind of tea actually has a unique characteristic that you can use to your advantage. Some teas are good for digestion, some act like a menthol that soothes colds, and some even help you lose weight faster! Knowing their benefits can allow you to unlock their power by being aware of which tea to take depending on your needs.
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.
As a new year begins, most people aim to change their ways in hopes of starting the year right and having a better one in general. That is why New Year Resolutions are made: to keep a promise to one’s self to improve in comparison to however we ended the previous year.
We remember all the good things that have happened to us and give thanks to the people that made this year memorable; which is why this season is the season of giving.... in a literal sense! Aside from the heartfelt messages, there is no better way of you expressing your appreciation than through gifts.
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.
Running is one of the most practical ways to be healthy and fit. You only need your running shoes and clothes, and you’re ready to go. But despite the minimal requirements that running has, most people still struggle with the dilemma of finding time in their busy schedules to squeeze in a run.
In just a few days from now, a small group of bloggers and media practitioners will fly to Cambodia to experience the local culture and participate in the upcoming Angkor Wat Half-Marathon together with the Manulife Team.