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Training for the Sundown Marathon 2014

So recently, I have been blessed to be one of Sundown Marathon’s charity ambassadors. We want to raise funds for the four major beneficiaries which are: (see previous post here to find out more) – Hand-Cycling Association fo Singapore (HAS) – Life Community Services Society (LCSS) – Singapore Disability Sports Council (SDSC) – Society for…

Why You Should Drink Chocolate Milk After Working Out

Lately, my favourite post workout drink has been chocolate milk. It used to be good old plain water but ever since I read how chocolate milk can replenish exhausted muscles after an intense workout session while significantly aiding exercise recovery, I have been drinking it happily. Another reason is because I have been cutting out…

How To Run Smart And Enjoy Your Race

Retweeted this yesterday: “In the first half of the race, don’t be an idiot. In the second half, don’t be a wimp.”  Via @runnersworld Couldn’t emphasise any more on how true this is. On race day, you might be caught up in the adrenalin that is all around. Everyone is in a good mood and…

Early in the Morning 6 o’clock

Panoramic shot of the stadium just as dawn was breaking   I love running early in the morning, the air is always so fresh and crisp and it feels that a new day has truly begun on the right footing. The elderly are a much more disciplined bunch. Here they are practising Tai Chi. If…

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5 Reasons to Run in the Morning

I was never a morning person. As I used to jetset all the time, my hours were pretty irregular.  I ran mostly in the evenings or at night or in gyms at the hotels where I stayed at funny hours due to jet lag.  I still enjoy running at night but I am beginning to…

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Eat clean, train dirty

Saw this while surfing online.  Totally want this tee shirt. I wonder if they have it in ladies size? I think what it says is short and true. Pretty impactful. Eat clean, train dirty.  That’s what I’ll do for the next few weeks. 

How circadian rhythm affects running

Ever heard of circadian rhythm?   Hands up those who struggle to get out of bed in the morning to run.  I know I do! I sheepishly admit that there are upteen times when I ignore the alarm and dive right back into lala land.  I really run better in the evening or night you know….

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