Doctors Say Running Helps Depression. Are They Telling the Truth?

Doctors Say Running Helps Depression. Are They Telling the Truth?

According to a Harvard Medical School publication, depression is caused by brain chemicals gone haywire, leaving people feeling so sad, they can barely function. Researchers agree that “faulty mood regulation”…

How to Protect Yourself During Trail Running

How to Protect Yourself During Trail Running

When you’re going out for a trail run, whether in Singapore or overseas, there are many elements that you have no control over, such as weather, navigation, injury, unwanted attention…

Run an Hour; Add 7 Hours to Your Life Span? Maybe—Maybe Not!

Run an Hour; Add 7 Hours to Your Life Span? Maybe—Maybe Not!

We admit it: We have a crush on New York City senior Ida Keeling. At age 100, Ida runs every day and holds the record for the fastest 60-metre at…

Preparing for the Marathon if You have Asthma

How to Prepare for the Marathon if You have Asthma

Running a marathon even without a chronic condition is an exceptional endeavor. However, there are physically fit people out there who fear that their participation in such a challenge with…

Running Keeps You Young But Do You Know How Old is Your Hair Age?

Running Keeps You Young But Do You Know How Old is Your Hair Age?

Ageing is inevitable. As we age, we lose muscle mass which stores glycogen reserves and our max heart rate declines by a beat each year. Thus, our physical performance would…

I Want to Protect My Knees So I Tried Kordel's BiovaFlex® Egg Membrane

I Want to Protect My Knees So I Tried Kordel’s BiovaFlex® Egg Membrane

Singaporeans undertaking National Service know that intense challenges can be harrowing, so when I injured my right knee, I was worried. Although my reservist time was officially over, the rehabilitation…

Long Distance Running: What Are the Potential Benefits and Risks?

Long Distance Running: What Are the Potential Benefits and Risks?

Many people rave about the numerous benefits of long distance running without a clear idea of what those benefits are. Sure, long distance running offers an efficient full-body workout, tones…

Save Your Kidney Today With or Without Running!

Save Your Kidney Today With or Without Running!

Do you always have the urge to pass urine first thing in the morning, even before you think of brushing your teeth? That is because your kidneys have sedulously performed…

How to Stay Super Healthy in Singapore?

How to Become Super Healthy in Singapore?

Even the government has got in on the action to make the city-state an epicentre of wellness courtesy of impressive initiatives that include everything from incentives to exercise to recommendations…

Can You Seriously Never Get Injured With Running?

Can You Seriously Never Get Injured With Running?

The end of the twentieth century was marked by an increased enthusiasm towards physical activities due to the realisation of their multi-fold benefits. Running, being the economic and easy solution,…

Would You Rather be Pushing Your Limits or Pushing up Daisies?

Would You Rather be Pushing Your Limits or Pushing Up Daisies?

Do you believe that as long as you run regularly, you can throw caution to the wind and burn candles at both ends? Do you ignore in-depth health check-ups, assuming…

Got Hair Issues, Fellow Runners? Trichologists Can Resolve Them!

Got Hair Issues, Fellow Runners? Trichologists Can Resolve Them!

For runners, it’s not just about looking gorgeous or trendy. Athletes face hair-related issues borne of the sport they love, especially the grime and build-up “collected” on the scalp after…