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Not losing weight despite running every day?

When you seem to be trying everything but aren’t getting a result, Sowmya Ganesh will answer those niggling questions that are hindering your weight loss progress.

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Fitness enthusiasts swear by it, trainers recommend it, doctors advice it. And we, fresh into fitness, hope to jump on the bandwagon with the promise of weight loss. However, many of us don’t often understand that weight loss won’t always be the result in the long run, pun intended. You could be an avid runner with a daily disciplined running routine and still face challenges at the end of the week on the weighing scale. Why so? Because we sometimes fail to realise that exercise and diet go hand in hand. Based on your body type and metabolism, a mere running activity will not assure complete transformation. We need to change not only our eating habits but also our attitude towards eating right to lose the weight we want.

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Get to the finish line at a Triathlon

So is it easy to become a triathelete? How long do you need to train for a triathlon? If you are asking these questions then you need to read this blog by Nandini Reddy

Endurance junkies are always aiming for their first triathlon. It is considered by most as a form of self-torture but yet thousands men and women from around the world have been challenging their fitness levels and attempting their first triathlons every year. The sport is complex and intimidating for beginners and can seem like a daunting task. But with the right frame of mind and training, it’s an achievable feat. Continue Reading

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Stay Safe while you Run

Running in the city is always fraught with caution and danger if you are not attentive and careful. Nandini Reddy talks about how you can use small tips and tricks to ensure you have a safe run.
Runners choose different times of the day for their daily burst of energy. Some prefer mornings while others prefer evenings. We do not have access to parks and pathways to run all the time. In the Western nations, people wait for summers and spring to run but in a tropical country like India most people are waiting for the winters. Outdoor runs in the winters are pleasant and the added motivation because of the weather cannot be ignored. Most of us run on roads and accidents and mishaps are likely to happen if we are not careful. A few tips to ensure you are safe when you are running: Continue Reading

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Women safety while running in India

You might have heard a lot of stories and read many articles about the safety of woman while running in India. But have you ever tried to implement any steps to ensure your safety? If yes then great but if no then don’t worry, as we are here to help you follow a few simple guidelines to ensure your safety. If you are reading this then without a doubt you too like us are passionate about running. We are sure that many of you might be training for the upcoming Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and the Bangalore Ultra. And you might be practicing your run in the nearby park or roads, isn’t it? During your run it becomes necessary to take precautionary steps to protect yourself from an attacker, traffic or any other disturbance, to keep yourself safe under any unforeseen circumstance. And this can be easily done by making use of the following 10 steps that we have laid down for you today. So just read them and enjoy a fantastic stress-free run. Continue Reading

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The Power of 3 – Building a comprehensive fitness plan

If you are a beginner runner or amateur athlete, Im pretty sure you have or at some point will wonder how to organise your training. If you download training programs from any number of fitness sites on the web, you will see things which look incredibly complex. 400m x 8 reps, 1600m x 4 reps, and so on. In this article, Im going to try to simplify training plans so you can design one for yourself and suitably substitute exercises when you find something you cannot do.

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8 Essential Yoga Asanas for Cyclists

If you are a cyclist it will be beneficial for you to practice Yoga. Most often people have day jobs that require them to sit all day long. Yoga is an effective way to stretch the hip flexors that get tight when you sit for hours. Yoga energizes you, keeps you calm and improves your breathing. This is especially helpful if you are into mountain biking.

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Ultra running: Everything you need to know to get started

Ultra-running and ultra-marathons have become quite popular lately and runners are getting attracted towards it. This has led to a subsequent increase in the number of these events. Participating in an ultra-marathon requires sensible training approach and significant time commitment. Before jumping to the essential things that you need to know about ultra-running, let us first understand it briefly.

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