2 Types of Free Energy You Can Utilize When You Run, Part 1- Data Thursday

How your body moves? Your running movement starts with Central Nervous System (CNS) using preconceived motor programs and sensory information that make adjustment, for instance skipping over a pothole. The energy that drives you forward is a result of muscle contraction. The good news is, there are other 2 types of "free" energy you can (and should) utilize when your [...]

By | 2018-02-15T01:27:24+00:00 February 14th, 2018|

Tempted to Run Faster in Training? You Should Think Twice – Data Thursday

If you are following coach's training for your upcoming race, one of the most important advice your coach could give you is not to break the speed limit. A common misconception among leisure and even experienced runners is that faster is better.   There are many reasons coach tell you to adhere to the right pace (often a range you [...]

By | 2018-02-08T02:08:15+00:00 February 6th, 2018|

Dilemma looking for a pair of running shoes? – Data Thursday

As a runner, we are always faced with the dilemma of selecting the right pair of running shoes.  Whenever I walked into the sports store, the assistant look at my flatfeet and would advise me to go for stability shoes or a good support shoe. However, is that really the case? Read on and find out more. When is the [...]

By | 2018-01-25T02:40:14+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

When do we improve our running – during running or during recovery day- Data Thursday

This is a good question because recovery is a topic that many runners don't even think about before their race. Most runners’ feedback is that to improve, you have to run harder almost every day. The down time of recovery is when the body heals, repairs, and strengthens from the rigors of training and racing, which results in improved fitness. "The [...]

By | 2018-01-18T07:17:18+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

Are you overstriding while running- Data Thursday

Are you overstriding while running? First question: Do you overstride? Most of the runners will tell me that they don’t over stride. However, if I were to show them how they run in a video play back, most of them then to over stride. As we can see in many TV ads where the runner in the ads tend to [...]

By | 2018-01-11T03:25:40+00:00 January 11th, 2018|

Back to basics: Skipping rope for runners – Data Thursday

If you asked me, “what’s the back to basic training?” I would say skipping rope. It may look simple and you would think that this is usually meant for kids but let us take a look at the benefits. Benefits of skipping rope exercises It is one of the best basic exercises to develop muscle elasticity, coordination, lighten your group [...]

By | 2018-01-04T04:02:56+00:00 January 4th, 2018|

Increase running cadence – Will it help to run faster? – Data Thursday

Increase running cadence - Will it help to run faster? – Data Thursday Many runners believe that by increasing the cadence they will be able to run faster. I used to believe the same, however, in reality that is not the case. When I was attending the Garmin running coach certified class in July 2017, Coach Hsu Kuo Feng demonstrated [...]

By | 2017-12-28T01:44:15+00:00 December 28th, 2017|

Hill Training – Data Thursday

  There are many advantages of doing hill training. First, it builds up the confidence for uphill race. Second, it reduces impact for the training. Additionally, this training also covers both uphill and downhill running. Benefits of hill running The best runners in the world run hills all the time, both in their daily training and in specific hill workouts. [...]

By | 2017-12-21T02:08:04+00:00 December 21st, 2017|

Intensity of T Pace(Threshold) Run for Distance Runners

Threshold or T-pace Threshold the most productive types of training for distance runners. Threshold Pace will improve your endurance. It should be comfortably hard. Some people call Tempo run. Elite runners will use the T Pace max for 60 Minutes for Half Marathon. Why Threshold Pace? The two types of threshold training that I read in Daniels’ Running Formula are tempo runs [...]

By | 2017-12-14T07:29:46+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

Runners’ Easy Pace, What, Why and How – Data Thursday

Easy Pace for Heart Rate is in the range of 59-74% of Vo2max (Heart Rate Zone setting and based on % of HRR) setting refer to the previous Data Thursday. Long slow distance uses the same pace for the training max for 150 minutes. Why Easy Pace? Easy Pace does a good job for help build resistance to injury, strengthen [...]

By | 2017-11-30T02:49:46+00:00 November 29th, 2017|

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.