Inspired by all the runners you see in your neighbourhood and thinking of taking up the sport this fall? Before you jump right into it, I’ve drafted up some practical advice for you. Now, take note: I’m not a personal trainer or running coach by trade; this is just knowledge I’ve gathered in my five […]
By Karen Kwan Lean — that’s what most of us are aiming to achieve when we’re working out. So much so that we may shy away from activities that have a reputation for creating bulky muscles, such as lifting weights leading to a manly physique, or running causing hefty thighs and calves. In fact, a […]
By Karen Kwan Myth #1: You should stretch before you run.
By Karen Kwan Ah, newbie runners – you thought summer was the perfect time to pick up the sport, only to realize that the high temps and humidity can make for some very difficult and very uncomfortable runs. Lea Amaral, owner of Energia Athletics in Toronto, shares her top tips on how to keep as […]