Jonathan Fong is the Director and Co Founder of Journey Fitness Company.

With over 15 years of endurance sports experience, Jonathan, who was Singaporeʼs National Record Holder and Triathlon Champion between 1996 to 1998, was awarded the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) Meritorious Award over the same period. He was the champion for the 1997 South-East Asian Triathlon and was placed first in the Singapore Biathlon (Open) in 2001. Jonathan has also competed in numerous triathlons from Sarawak to Los Angeles.

Using his experience of elite level racing and his qualifications as a sports scientist, Jonathan has worked with and coached many local and international athletes to help them achieve personal bests. Through Journey Fitness Company, he now also supports multinational organizations to improve the health and well being of their employees by implementing strategic programmes that support both talent retention and performance.

Jonathan was born in Singapore and has been involved in the triathlon scene since the age of 14.

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How to Become a Stronger Runner

How to Become a Stronger Runner

It is often regarded that the easiest, most effective way to get better at running is to do more training and to do that training a lot harder. What proves to be interesting is although you may achieve some success at shaving seconds or even minutes off your personal best, it is often short-lived due to the onset of fatigue leading to injury or illness.

5 Tips To Stay Lean

5 Great Tips To Stay Lean

The art of staying lean takes a fair amount of discipline and practice, but from experience it is not that difficult to become a master of managing your body composition. So if you would like to achieve this, consider again whether it is time, finally, to do something about it. If yes, you’ll need to think through the best approach, so to get you started here are 5 tips to help you succeed.

Runners' Recovery and Reflection

Runner’s Recovery and Reflection

2012 is drawing to a close and with Singapore’s premier running event now a (not too) distant memory, it’s time for some R&R (recovery and reflection). Athletes require time away from structured training to recover. It involves a focus on sleep, good food and being active away from their primary sport.

Why Training Won’t Make You A Better Athlete

Why Training Won’t Make You A Better Athlete

Where you get your improvement is when you are sitting on the couch eating and drinking after your run, or when you’re asleep in bed. You see, it is not the training that makes you a better runner but the recovery from the training.

Good Form for Effortless Running

Good Form for Effortless Running

Technique sets the upper limit for where training can take you. With this in mind here is what you need to be thinking about to enhance your running form. How you hold your head when you run is key to your overall posture and determines how effectively you will run. Aim to hold your chin parallel to the ground and let your gaze guide you. By scanning the horizon, you will straighten your neck and back, bringing them into alignment.

Long and Steady Will Get You Ready

Long and Steady Will Get You Ready

The long run should be the anchor to every runner’s weekly training plan. This is because it helps to condition the muscles to delay the onset of muscle fatigue, something very important to the long distance runner.

You Are What You Eat: Tips On Improving Endurance

You Are What You Eat: Tips On Improving Endurance

How you eat directly affects what you are able to get out of your body. Your body has specific responses to different foods, depending on the type, quantity and frequency of consumption. Not all foods going into your body will help you get the most out of it from an endurance standpoint and this could be the difference between racing a personal best performance or falling by the wayside.

Use Fat to Fuel your Run

Use Fat to Fuel your Run

Being able to burn fat as our primary fuel source is crucial to be able to complete an endurance event in fine fashion. Through the lifestyle choices we make on a daily basis the majority of us have turned ourselves into carbohydrate burners and are not tapping into our fat supply.