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Day 7: TLC

In my fourth semester in college, I started training for my first 10k run. I was a regular at the track, and gave myself about 4-6 weeks of training for the run. When I started training, I was already running enough laps to equate to 5 kilometers. My goal was Read more

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Day 6: Mechanics

1. Posture We all know that keeping a good posture is important. Not only does it help prevent aches and pains from developing due to certain muscles being under tension most of the time, it also considerably improves your body language and makes you look commanding and capable. Bad posture Read more

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Day 5: Fire up. Ice down.

If even a jet engine needs to warm up properly and sufficiently before the pilot can turn up to full thrust, why shouldn’t you? Ever feel like getting out of your stifling room, boring lecture or office cubicle and just running? Or hiking. skiing, playing ball, cycling, boxing, swimming, lifting, Read more

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Day 4: Pump.

As promised, today’s article will be all about Strengthening Exercises that you can do for the various muscle groups in your legs and torso. I’ve been training my legs ever since I started running, and whether you’re a runner, cyclist, swimmer, athlete, weight-lifter, sports person or even none of these, trust me you’ll Read more

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Day 1: Prelude

I started running in the last two years of my schooling, mainly as a means to escape tuition classes, but when I came to college, I started increasing my running distances gradually. Marena became something of a temple to me, and the track my God. I ran my first 10k in Read more

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