I am writing this post after a long hiatus and hope to post more frequently in the future. I have been nursing a running an hamstring injury, a bane of runners. I was lucky to get back to running after a quick recovery and run the Columbus, Capital City half Marathon in April 2022. In … More Strength training – the muscles behind our running
I am currently nursing a hamstring injury and have stopped running for the past two weeks. I have been walking though, but I am not sure if I can regain my original running pace, once I start after my break. This is something that I realised during my well indulged breaks after my marathons. Medical … More Consistency & Commitment = Results
Running a marathon is daunting to many even for runners who have run a few marathons. Running 23 miles / 42 kilo meters is no mean effort. I can honestly admit that even after four marathons and more than a dozen half marathons, it makes me to approach a race with the respect it deserves. … More Running Program, a key to running races
When I started running competitive races, I was not a habituated runner. I ran for warming-up or building endurance for improving my Soccer. I even ran a half-marathon, my first one without a good running program. It is foolish even to think of running a race without a well executed running program. I realised this … More A Walking program before Running
First step to running is motivating yourself to run. Self- Motivation is the key to running. You may join running groups that help in motivating each other into running. But you need to have that motivation in you or it may end up just like any other New Year Resolution that fizzles off after the … More Starting Running
Human beings are born to run. Homo Sapiens ran for hunting, protecting and for living. Historically from the Neanderthals to Homo Sapiens and to humans, running comes naturally as part of their life . As children we all loved running, but lost our joy of running, when we stopped running as we turned old. Running really … More Why run?