Sub3 (拾3) part 2

(Read Sub3 part 1 here) There was a heavy haze from a neighbouring country starting from the middle of 2015. Even though I told myself it was only carbon dioxide and soot, running outdoors was not advisable. Events also were cancelled due to the haze. I did not think much about my first marathon –…

Another Marathon

It is conventional wisdom that that one should do no more than 2 marathons a year or 3 marathons in two years. Biology dictates that it takes about 2 weeks to fully recover physiologically from a full effort marathon run. A training cycle of approximately 12 weeks is considered minimum training period. In the last…

Big is just Big

I had a few short trips in the previous month. One of the trips was to meet up with a few friends in Fukuoka, Japan, where we exchanged a few ideas on life. Moon and I always look forward to such trips as we always find it enriching and we get to try out various…

FlexiFitness Magic – Part 3

[Read Part 1 here] [Read Part 2 here] Lately there has been quite a bit of coverage in the Singapore media about a few runners trying to beat the 2:24:22 Singapore marathon record. This includes the record holder himself, our 50 year old FlexiFitness Coach, M. Rameshon…  but he is different.  IMHO, this increased interest…

FlexiFitness Magic – Part 2

[Read Part 1 of FlexiFitness Magic here.] [Read Part 3 here] We have a great team of people/runners at FlexiFitness. This year my goal is very clear – to re-attempt the Standard Chartered marathons in Singapore and Hong Kong. Singapore is home court whereas Hong Kong is my home town. Being able to perform at…