An Average Runner’s Guide to What You Need To Start Cycling

For those who have been following me on Instagram for awhile, you will know that I started cycling due to my lingering torn meniscus injury – cycling doesn’t create as much impact on the knees as running does, so I’m able to do it as regularly as I used to run. However, as I’d previous …

Race Nutrition: what you should be fuelling with before, during, and after your race

Race nutrition can be a nerve-wracking topic for many a runner – myself included. You’ve done all the training in the weeks leading up to your race, but you’re double-guessing yourself on everything in the days leading up to it, especially your race nutrition. Hopefully what follows will be a guide you can use to …

Under Armour UA Liquify First Impressions

Have you ever had a pair of shoes that you love but ends up wearing out far too quickly? Well, Under Armour thinks they’ve got a shoe for you that you’ll love and will last longer in their all-new UA Liquify running shoes. I’ve had the opportunity to work with Under Armour on this as …

Hoka One One Clifton 6 Shoe Review

By my second run in these shoes, I already knew that these were my favourites among my frankly ridiculously large shoe collection – the shoes in question are the Hoka One One Clifton 6, and this is my shoe review after running over 300km in them. View this post on Instagram Hoka One One Clifton …

Training for a long distance race

I was reading a paper today from 2018 about a study called “ProjectRun21” which focused on what factors contributed to people getting injured after running a half marathon, based on their training regime. This particular study attributed it to lack of weekly training mileage (<15km/week) and/or lack of speed (<6min/km). I definitely agree with the …

Running Average: Mizuno Wave Inspire 14 Review

I’ve always known about Mizuno as a sports shoe brand but I’ve never owned a pair of their shoes until I started running. The one thing I can say now is that I wish I’d tried their shoes earlier. So without further ado, here is my Mizuno Wave Inspire 14 Review Likes/dislikes Likes Superior build …

Running Average: Mandiri Bintan Marathon – Half Marathon Race Recap

This past weekend, my wife and I traveled to the popular holiday destination, Bintan, Indonesia, for the 2019 Mandiri Bintan Marathon. We ran in the half marathon category, and I just wanted to share my thoughts on the event and whether we’ll be marking this one on our calendars for next year. Travel to Bintan …

Running Average: Thoughts on “Born to Run”, by Chris McDougall

I recently purchased (and finished) Born to Run, a book which has been described as one of the most influential running books out there. Having finished it, I have to say that it was well worth the read – if nothing else, the style is extremely engaging and entertaining, and the book makes a strong …

Running Average: Sunday Shades – good shades for running don’t have to break the bank

If you follow me on Instagram, you will no doubt have seen me sporting some snazzy looking shades in various colours while running around Singapore. These shades are from Sunday Shades, a company started to provide a cheaper option for those people looking for shades that can be used for treks and running, but don’t …

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