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  • Popular Running Surfaces in Singapore: Not All Running Surfaces Are Created Equal

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    Do you pound the pavements? Race along the road? Sprint across the sand? Or gallop on grass? After recently training for a marathon and spending most of my time out on the road, I decided to use my post-race recovery to explore what else is in offer for the running enthusiast in search of a…

  • The Experience of Running in the Extreme Cold

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    The thermometer is creeping over 30 degrees Celsius and humidity is 70%. The relentless sun is beating down and you resemble a tap with sweat dripping off every orifice of your body. For those living in warm climates, this is a daily scenario we are all too familiar with when we venture outside for our…

  • Great Hotel/Resort Room Workouts for Runners on Holiday

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    Whether you travel frequently for work or are just vacationing for the holidays, travel and hotel overnights can wreak havoc on your waistline, energy, and endurance when it comes to meeting and maintaining your fitness goals and runner’s body. However, with minimal planning and equipment you can battle the bulge and keep at the top…

  • Workout Stretching 101: Do’s, Don’ts and Proper Techniques

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    Stretching regularly will help you to maintain flexible joints while improving your overall health and fitness ability. While stretching may not seem very difficult, it can actually cause more harm than good if you do not follow the proper rules and techniques when it comes to various types of stretches. In fact, fitness expert Jillian…

  • 10 Clever Yoga Poses For Runners To Bring Out Their Inner Animal!

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    As the Year of the Horse slowly recedes and we get ready to welcome the Year of the Goat on 19 February 2015, channel your own inner animal by learning yoga poses reminiscent of some of our favourite creatures. Maintain your stamina and tone your body by adopting off-run-day yoga poses that require little effort. Don’t…

  • Stay Away from Injuries With a “Core Day”!

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    The strengthening and training of the “core” of our body has become a very popular concept among various communities and groups, ranging from elite athletes to chronic pain sufferers. The concept is sound, but there are quite a few popular misconceptions present, particularly regarding what having a stable and strong core really means. What is…

  • 4 Muscle Groups that Runners Should Target

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    Running has become a popular hobby all over the world. Going for a quick run has plenty of health benefits. But some of us want to increase our overall fitness and endurance and take their running to the next level. It is the reason we go to the gym to work out. But what exactly…

  • Trendy, Interesting Exercise and Fitness Crazes That Singaporeans Will Love!

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    Singaporeans are health conscious yet adventurous when it comes to trying out emerging trends. While the trend of running is growing, so are other fitness activities gaining popularity. Today, let’s check out some of the current fitness movements that you must absolutely try when they eventually find their way into Singapore’s workout centres. Don’t settle…

  • 5 Kettlebells Exercise Made Simple for Runners

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    Kettlebells are a familiar place in fitness clubs and sports stores across Singapore, but have you ever used them? While these oddly shaped weights can seem intimidating, they are a fantastic and simple tool to use for an all-over body workout for runners of all shapes and sizes. Remember to consult a qualified fitness professional…

  • 8 Great Exercises To Combine With Your Running Routine

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    Running is one of the best exercises you can do, but the same routine can get you into a rut. To get a true whole body workout, to engage your core and upper body muscles, and to add a lot of interest, incorporate the following 8 exercises into your running routine. Planks Begin and end…

  • 5 Pilates Exercises Runners Can Do at Home

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    Improving your running is not just about pounding the pavement. Give your feet a break and work your core with this selection of 5 key Pilates exercises that are sure to have you running tall and strong at your next race! Abdominal Curl This is a great exercise that strengthens all of the abdominals. When…

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