Tag: ironman

Difference Between Running & Jogging

RUNNING 101 Running & Jogging like such a natural, god given right. No one teaches you how to do it as we grow up. However, as we grow up and things other than play take over our lives, we unknowingly lose a lot of that intuitive knowledge. In this series, we explore what you need…
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Nutrition for the multisport athlete.

This week, we’ll be touching on something a little different, as Fairuz have requested- Nutrition.*Note: I must first say that I’m not a sports nutritionist by trade (but I do know one, so let me know if you want to link up), but there are some general checklist that I am happy to help with.…
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How to Recover over the age of 40 – Part 3

Can you rub away your pains and boost your recovery? Yes! Today is part 3 of our Training over 40 Series and I’m focused on topical lotions, which to use, and how best to use them. I’m a pretty big fan of topicals for pain relief and recovery, they are easy to apply, feel good, and are not another pill…
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Open Water Training Tips

Unlike swimming along a black line in pristine waters at a pool, swimming in the open water has its own unique demands that require skill practice too. These skills can include but are not limited to: swimming in a straight line sighting/navigation dive/plunge/deep water starts swimming in a group and jostling for position turning around…
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Dsquad, one year on.

The D Squad was established just a little over a year ago, on 1 July 2019. I clearly remember us giving the last push and taking that massive leap of faith on a 2-hour bus ride to the SEA Games Mixed Team Relay Trials in Educity, Malaysia. There was so much uncertainty (on how our…
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Swimming on land!

We get that some of you might have increasing concerns about swimming, or rather, the lack thereof during this period. Whilst we can’t do anything about the current pool situation, there are other ways to help you along till pool time resumes. Here are some ideas. Usage of resistance bands or stretch cords to work…
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