Day 7: TLC

In my fourth semester in college, I started training for my first 10k run. I was a regular at the track, and gave myself about 4-6 weeks of training for the run. When I started training, I was already running enough laps to equate to 5 kilometers. My goal was Read more…

Day 6: Mechanics

1. Posture We all know that keeping a good posture is important. Not only does it help prevent aches and pains from developing due to certain muscles being under tension most of the time, it also considerably improves your body language and makes you look commanding and capable. Bad posture Read more…

Day 5: Fire up. Ice down.

If even a jet engine needs to warm up properly and sufficiently before the pilot can turn up to full thrust, why shouldn’t you? Ever feel like getting out of your stifling room, boring lecture or office cubicle and just running? Or hiking. skiing, playing ball, cycling, boxing, swimming, lifting, Read more…

Day 4: Pump.

As promised, today’s article will be all about Strengthening Exercises that you can do for the various muscle groups in your legs and torso. I’ve been training my legs ever since I started running, and whether you’re a runner, cyclist, swimmer, athlete, weight-lifter, sports person or even none of these, trust me you’ll Read more…

Day 3: Limber Up.

Now that you know a bit about what goes on in your leg as you’re walking and running, it’s time to move on to one of the most common mistake runners or anyone doing any form of physical exercise make which increases their chances of injury up to 30 percent Read more…

Day 2: Know Thyself.

To start any kind of discussion about sports and physical activities, you need to know about the anatomy of the body parts involved; in this case, your legs and abdomen. Following are the major muscle groups involved in running, walking, lower body exercises and bicycling: The Quadriceps The muscles on the Read more…

Day 1: Prelude

I started running in the last two years of my schooling, mainly as a means to escape tuition classes, but when I came to college, I started increasing my running distances gradually. Marena became something of a temple to me, and the track my God. I ran my first 10k in Read more…

Sole Searching

Running seems easy enough. It’s as easy as putting one foot in front of the other, as long as you can, as fast as you can. What if I said you’re wrong? What if I told you there is a lot more to running than that? Due to the lack Read more…