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.
Being stuck in a rut or a running setback is a normal phase for runners. Whether it’s because of boredom, an injury, or letting laziness take over, it could be challenging to get out of it. While this may be common, here are five suggestions on how you can get out or bounce back from a running setback when you experience such.
Long Runs can be boring, especially when you're doing it alone. But to safely run a marathon one is required to do Long Slow Distance "LSD" runs to help prepare the body to endure the stress of the upcoming race.
Dead hours are times when most people are asleep and there are little to no people on the street. It can range from 11PM to 4AM.
Running is not all about the technicalities and medals. The most compelling reason that we get along with our fellow runners is the struggles we share during training, and of course all the feelings and emotions that we experience while training, racing, and recovering.
Halloween is just around the corner, but it's not entirely about trick-or-treating or partying at clubs. For runners, there are also Halloween-themed runs to participate in this occasion. It'll be fun, it'll be spooky, and it'll be—whether people admit it or not—a showoff on whose costume is the best.
Menstrual cramps, muscle and joint aches, and Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) are some of the few bothersome effects that hinder us, women, to workout or to move in general. However, little do we know that all these unavoidable situations can actually be avoided or better yet overcome when you actively run and live a more active lifestyle.
The GYM is an interesting place to spot a vast array of people. Whether it’s that buff athlete near the weightlifting area or the talkative tita beside you on the treadmill, it’s always fun and interesting to see the variety of gym goers around the country.
Running looks too simple. All you need is a good pair of running shoes, put one foot in front of the other and you’re good to go. It seems like everyone can do it, but if that is true, then everyone now is a runner.
Here’s a list of 8 fitness studios that you can try for FREE! I know we all love things that are free (admit it!). Not only do we save money by attending free sessions, but we can also save some cash by knowing if the gym is even worth enrolling in.
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.
For days when you can’t run outdoors, the treadmill is the next best thing – or maybe not, as some people find it extremely boring.