Running Tips

Running tips & facts for Runners to take upper hand, improve their running & do it the right way. The hacks to take running to next level.

Ironman Milind Soman And the Secrets Behind His Fitness

milind soman ironman
Milind Soman Ironman, the man whom we drooled over the 90s and still do so, reveals his fitness mantra. The ‘Made in India’ man had been raging on the news, charts after earning himself the title of the most difficult triathlon contested at Zurich in the year 2015. He completed the race in approximately 15 hours. In addition, he...

SCMM Full Marathon 2017 Training – Get Started Now!

To participate in any marathon is definitely not a piece of cake. And when it comes to Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM), the largest in Asia to see the continent’s largest mass huddled, standard of participation is indeed too superlative to behoove laid-back souls. SCMM is India’s wealthiest race with prize figures high as USD $350,000. The capacious umbrella of...

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – Last Week Preparation

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon
With Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2016 on the horizon, read Saurabh Agarwal's tips for the final weeks of training to make sure you stand on the start line on 20 November in peak fitness. Saurabh is an Ultrarunner and Ironman finisher. We have tried to answer your every possible question here. Should I increase or decrease mileage in last week? In last week...

Meet These CEOs: They Don’t Have Time, They Make Time For Running

Balancing work, family and fitness doesn't come easy. Running between the hours, catching up with deadlines and still pulling off some family time. It gets so difficult to get some time with the family never mind time to work out and keeping fit. If you're a small time worker and face this situation, imagine running a firm with over 300,000...

How Much Your Favourite Foods Can Make You Run!

calories in fast food
There are delicious high calorie foods items out there, bursting with cheese and sauces that challenge our temptations everyday. Not many of us can control our temptations and most of us finally give in to taste the saucy, cheesy Burger or Pizza with a pint of Beer along with the movie we are watching! But unfortunately, the evil calories from...

Tips for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2016!

Hello all! So the 9th Edition of Airtel Delhi Half Marathon is round the corner, and all aspirants are already contemplating on which training schedule to follow and what diet plans to stick to. For many runners, completing a half marathon is a long cherished dream and are willing to do whatever it takes on the race day to cross...

Run Without Getting Injured

Run Without Getting Injured
Run Without Getting Injured: Unlike many workouts like swimming and yoga, running come to us naturally. However, it becomes a whole new thing to learn and master if you want to take it up professionally. If a person wants to be strong and run injury free, it's wise to cultivate some good techniques. What are the crucial points to keep...

What should you Eat before Running

What should you Eat before Running
When you start working out daily, you might think about revamping some of your everyday eating habits to makes sure that your body gets enough energy from your food. So What should you Eat before Running? As you might already know, if you are exercising for a short period of time, you are unlikely to need to eat or drink anything....

7 tips on how to Make Running Easier

How to Make Running Easier
Running is more than just moving your legs more rapidly than walking. The technique you adopt makes all the difference between an easy or hard workout. Here are 7 tips for on How to Make Running Easier, that can help you increase your speed and make it as easy as walking: 1) Shorten your strides. By aiming to take more steps per minute, your...

Mumbai Marathon Tips

Mumbai Marathon Tips
Marathons in India has been a rising topic over the past few years. Every year, in every marathon, the number of participants increases and there is more energy and enthusiasm seen every time. For those who are looking for some Mumbai Marathon Tips, here are a few: 1. Prepare yourself: Prior to at least three months before a marathon, you should...

Runner’s high: Alternate To Smoking Weed?

Runner's High
No wonder every athlete has heard of the term The Runner's High, and many of us often agree that we feel so good when we exercise, as if we have consumed some sort of a mood-altering drug. Well, it seems like the scientists have just proved us right. As per them, the runner's high is closely linked to a Cannabis High! Contrary to many...

Running in Cold Weather

Running in cold weather
Running in Cold Weather can be a real challenge. When exposed to cold temperature your body begins to lose heat faster than it can produce, therefore prolonged exposure to cold weather conditions without proper precautions can eventually lead to a nightmare. But that shouldn't stop you from following your passion to run. Fret not, following these 6 guidelines you can stay...

How often should you run?

How often should you run? It's one question which puzzles everyone. But the volume of your training should be directly proportional to the event. The answer to how often you should run depends on what you want to achieve and how much your body can take without getting injured. For a Half Marathon, it makes sense if you do a 16-20 km...

Benefits of Running: 7 Reasons to Start Today

Reasons to start running
Those who love to run, running is something that nourishes their body and the soul. Here are 7 reasons - benefits of running to convince you why you must start running today:   1. Because where other workouts might need you to invest some money before you can start, getting outside and run doesn't cost you anything.   2. Given that running burns good amount...

Race Recovery Tips

Race Recovery TIps
You Came. You Ran. You Conquered. And then?If you did push to your limits, you hobble . No Worries, here are some Race Recovery tips which will help you with your muscle soreness, tiredness and will refresh you to run again ;) Running to your personal best and the mere euphoria of the new PB dilutes the pain for while. But...

How to Overcome Muscle Soreness after Marathon Race

overcome muscle soreness after marathon
Never mind the physical damage a challenging Marathon does to you - the psychic pain you feel from an injury is actually something that takes a heavy toll on you. The moment you realize that you've started losing your edge - way faster than it took you to build it - you go berserk. In this article, I'll tell...

How to train for elevation running without hills

how to train for elevation running
You live in Delhi and now you want to run a race like Garhwal Runs, La Ultra or Comrades, where the race route has a significant amount of elevation or for that matter, even shorter ultra races in Delhi NCR such as Bhati Lakes Ultra or Serco Trail-a-Thon where the overall elevation gains during the race route are several...

Marathon Day : Carb-load and Pre-race Breakfast

Marathon day Carb Load Pre Morning Breakfast
So its the Marathon Day, There's carb load and you are going to have pre race breakfast. So what you should eat and what you shouldn't.  Let us help you! So first things first - the carb-load. You might be wondering if it's as necessary for 21K as it is for 42k. Honestly, I think it can't hurt. A carb-load...

What To Eat Before Running

what to eat before running
To provide sufficient fuel, food should be predominantly high in Carbs and should not be too heavy. Carbs are stored in your muscles and liver as glycogen - in the form of energy - that your body can access most easily. Glycogen is the fuel for runners. When you run out of it, you feel fatigued. The trick for...

Why Stretch After Run?

stretch after run
Every Runner should stretch after run. Running is an activity that requires moving your body in a specific pattern for a prolonged period of time. This continuous stretching and flexing in a repetitive way to propel you forward strains many body muscles - which ultimately results into stiffness, dehydration of all soft tissues (muscles, fascia, tendons, and ligaments). To reduce this...

Running Myths : Facts that we misunderstood

Run Without Getting Injured
There are some running myths that we believe to be true. These are the facts that are often misunderstood by runners and beginners spend their most life believing them. No flab, no run. "Run often, run long, but never outrun your joy of running" Julie Isphoarding. This simple habit could benefit not only your health but could also play a pivotal role in your...

Tips for Hill Running

Perfect your hill running
When it comes to hill running, a lot many runners don't run with proper form. Understanding the idea of a "good" hill running form is fairly easy if you review a few basic truths about running uphill and downhill. - Before straining yourself with hill run try to first train yourself on plains for at-least 3-4 months as we generally...