From the aesthetic benefits to the mental perks, there’s a slew of benefits specific to running that together make a pretty strong case for anyone to consider becoming a runner. Here are the 4 reasons why you should join fun runs.Continue reading “Reasons Why You Should Join Fun Runs”
Nothing beats a morning run to freshen up my day! Sometimes I am asked what it is about running that I love so much. I always pause, taken aback by the question, as if I am being asked why I love my family, my friends, or my dog. I just do.
Imagine Cirque du Soleil, Pink in her 2010 Grammy performance, and the beautiful women swinging from the ceiling in The Great Gatsy. Antigravity Yoga is not just anartistic expression but also a type of exercise that produces amazing fitness results while having a lot of fun.
***Trigger warning: This post contains a detailed story of depression as well as symptoms of this condition, and of self-harming behaviour such as attempted suicide. Proceed at your own risk.
The world was shocked on the recent passing of Anthony Bourdain due to suicide and people couldn’t believe someone who has “extraordinary ability to connect with people” would take his own like just like that. In fact, he was laughing, smiling and full of personality even off camera just days before his suicide according to the people who cooked and served one of his final ‘Parts Unknown‘ meals. Overall, you couldn’t see any signs of depression.
“I’ve learned that finishing a marathon isn’t just an athletic achievement. It’s a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.“ – John Hanc, running writer
Last February 1, 2015, I ran my first 42km, the Condura Skyway Marathon. I was a little apprehensive because it was my first time to run a race that I think couldn’t finish. Honestly, it was an overwhelming and humbling experience. Maybe one day I’ll run the race again and get my time but for now, I’m just really thankful to have done it and finished injure-free.Continue reading “15 Life Lessons that I Learned From My First Marathon”