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  • 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…

  • Do the Plank Exercise for a Rock Hard Core!

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    The wonderful advantage of doing the plank exercise is that it helps to build your strength and endurance, which is important for those who run on a daily basis and/or preparing for a marathon. Lie down on the floor on your stomach. Extend both of your arms ahead of you, as well as both of…

  • Why Children Should Join Parents in Running Events

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    Running has been an age-old activity for parents looking to escape from day-to-day work-related stress and family obligations. For many parents, running is a children-free event. But did you know that allowing your children to run with you can offer a wide range of benefits? Today, we look at some of the key benefits of…

  • The Quadriceps Stretch Prevents Your Thighs From Cramping While Running

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    The quadriceps muscles (your thighs) are one of the largest muscle groups in the body, and they play a major part when you’re running. It’s important to stretch your thighs before a run to prevent cramping! Kneel down on the floor. Move your back slowly towards the direction of your heels. Be sure to keep…

  • 8 Effective Workouts That Will Improve Your Running Performance

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    Running can be a strenuous activity on your body. However, it is one of the best ways to get in shape. Your bones, joints and ligaments take a constant beating, causing tendonitis, shin splints and other stress-related injuries. So how do you prevent these injuries while improving your running? These 8 simple and effective exercises…

  • The Hip Bridge Strengthens Your Glutes, Abs and Lower Back

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    The Hip Bridge Exercise counteracts the effects of too much chair time that puts excessive pressure on the spine. It helps strengthen the lower back muscles that stabilize the spine, and stretches the hip flexors. This includes the gluteal muscles and the stabilizing large abdominal muscles. Instructions: Start the exercise by lying on the back…