4 Running Secrets Designed to Safeguard Your Knees, Hips and Joints!

4 Running Secrets Designed to Safeguard Your Knees, Hips and Joints!

Runners have a keen interest in keeping their skeletal systems strong and healthy because it’s the link to one’s passion and a passport to stress reduction. Of particular concern are…

Can a Marathon be a Force of Evil? Ask Your Body for the Answer!

The Evil Effects of a Marathon to Your Human Body

Depending upon your definition of the word evil—the Merriam-Webster dictionary says that the word means morally reprehensible, harmful, and in archaic vernacular, “causing discomfort or repulsion”–you could have a problem…

Diabetes Could Finally Be Cured with Metabolic Surgery

Diabetes Could Finally Be Cured with Metabolic Surgery

During the National Day Rally 2017, PM Lee mentioned that 1 in 9 Singaporeans has diabetes. His remark “Singapore is almost world champion – just behind the US” shows how…

How to Effectively Prevent Feet Complications During Your Running Routine

How to Effectively Prevent Feet Complications During Your Running Routine

Studies show that 19-79% of runners suffer from lower extremity injuries and are sidelined every year because of medical problems. It begins with simple cramping and advances to more severe…

9 Scary Benefits of Running and Walking You Never Knew

9 Great Benefits of Running and Walking You Never Knew

For most of us our fitness plans begin and end on a gym membership. We think it’s obvious – a gym has all the machines and free weights required to…

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…