When Motivation to Run Isn’t Enough: 3 Tips to Get Back on Track

Thinking about starting to run? Again?To run or not to run

Summer is just around the corner.

You realized, the first quarter of the year is over.

That got you pumped up! Your wondering mind is now preoccupied with thoughts of beating the summer heat.

Those beaches…

The white sand gently caressing your tired feet…

The feel of the warm water calming you…

And you visualized taking a selfie with that breathtaking scenery… And your body!

Everything is perfect! Not until you saw yourself in the mirror. And it dawned on you the sad reality…

Those flabby arms are crying for your attention. Oh, and … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

How a Once Fat Guy Fought His Way to Becoming Fit and Fab: An Interview with John Michael Sagcal

“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.”

I always love reading/hearing stories of people rising from adversities. It doesn’t just remind me of my past struggles and my personal story, but it also fuels that desire in me to live my life well.

'fit' John Michael Sagcal

John Michael Sagcal’s story is no exception. His story was once featured in pinoyfitness.com.

He used to have a battle against himself and his unhealthy habits.

Weighing about 270 pounds 2 years ago (at such a young age of 22), he has never paid much attention to himself. He remembered having to … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

5 Awesome Similarities Between Running Your Life and Running a Marathon

“Life is not a race, it’s a marathon.” Sounds cliché, huh?

Several times have I heard this line being uttered by people. Not only by ordinary people but by runners and marathoners alike. I’m not sure if it’s just me, but the more I hear it, the more that it doesn’t reveal its real value, even more so, its real meaning.

As I was doing my usual running routine last night, I thought about it.

It did make sense.

You see, as you get to run a lot, there are a lot of things that come into your mind.

Not … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

3 Things I Learned from My First Ever Run

I always find joy in joining marathons, especially if it’s for a good cause.

While there are do’s and don’ts in joining marathons, it’s imperative that you know what to prepare and how to prepare for it.

I learned a lot of things when I had my first ever run.

1. Running in the Treadmill is Different from Outdoor Running

outdoor running vs running in the threadmill

I haven’t been maximizing the use of treadmill ever since I started going to the gym. This is the reason why, the moment I registered myself in fun run, I thought of using it for practice.

The gym where I … [Click HERE to continue reading...]

How I Made Running as One of My Passions

Running is my passion

I’ve been going to the gym for 2 years now.

Lifting those weights felt so good especially that I got to see my muscles growing. I’m starting to achieve the shape that I’ve always wanted.

Until one day, it brought me to a realization that I haven’t been doing much of the cardio workout.

Don’t get me wrong.

While weight training is a good form of  exercise to stay healthy and in a good shape, it’s also important that cardio workouts are being done.

I usually allot cardio workout an hour after doing my usual gym routine. It seemed though, … [Click HERE to continue reading...]