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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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