Getting back to exercise after a long-ish break?

Breaks from training are inevitable for most of us. A few hard days in life or a work trip or vacation will also keep us away from training for a week or two. What one needs following such breaks is simply a gradual ramp up back to previous levels of intensity and volume. But what about longer breaks? What about after a hiatus that lasted a few months as a result of injury or sickness or plain laziness? Here is how you get back to training…

How Many Hours a Week Should I Exercise?

Written by Kanchana Paromita Venkatesh It depends on things like, Your training goals – are you looking to lose some fat, build strength and just get healthier overall? Or are you looking to become the next Serena Williams? The number of hours you should exercise for will change according to which one you picked. Your […]

Training for your Maiden 5k Run – Start Here!

Of the many things that gets one hooked on running, the first 5k is something special. For most people a 5k is the first ever organised running event they are a part of. The early hours, the crowd, the inspiration, the excitement, the energy are all very different from the usual training run and this […]

8 Myths About Running That Need To Be Busted Today

Myth 1: Running causes knee pain. Running doesn’t cause knee pain. Running excessively without sufficient recovery or running with improper technique can cause knee pain. Running, as a movement, is very basic and a big part of the human movement toolkit. So running, as it is, will not cause any negative impact on the human […]