Tag: Running Tips

How to Start Running in Singapore Easily

How to Start Running in Singapore Easily

We queried typical Singaporeans to find out why they took up running as a pastime and the answers we collected were heartwarming, sensible and in some cases, funny. The one…

Training for a (Half)Marathon at Any Age

Training for a (Half)Marathon at Any Age

It’s the epitome of stamina, and it’s the most challenging long-distance race in the world, ever since it first came into life in 490 B.C. on the dusty roads leading…

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

You’ve seen your friends and colleagues sign up for various runs all year around and finally you’ve decided to cave and give it a shot. Congratulations! You’ve made a life-changing…

How to Run Your First 50km and 100km or More Without Killing Yourself

How to Run Your First 50km and 100km or More Without Killing Yourself

It’s that time again: You’ve accomplished all or most of the New Year’s resolutions you made a year ago and your gut tells you that you need to up your…

How To Train For a 5KM, 10KM, Half and Full Marathon Race

How To Train For a 5KM, 10KM, Half and Full Marathon Race

Do you dream of training for a marathon one day? If so, you should know that it’s not just a matter of running a little more each time until you…

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”…

Your Half-Marathon Guide: From Smart Scheduling and Fun Facts to the Perfect Shoes!

Your Half-Marathon Guide: From Smart Scheduling and Fun Facts to the Perfect Shoes!

Your calendar is crammed. A fun run here. A full marathon there. In-between, you’ve got half-marathons on your radar. But you might want to know that scientists now say that…

How to Make Running More Fun

How to Make Running More Fun

Some people can run for hours and enjoy every minute of it. But others, not so much. If you belong to the latter group, do not give up on running…

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…

Meditative Running—Finding Your Zen While You Workout

Meditative Running—Finding Your Zen While You Workout

Great athletes and runners have always known that running was largely a mental game. After all, you have to have pretty strong willpower to tackle a marathon, to say nothing…