5 Supplements for the Urban Athlete

Keeping healthy as you exercise is paramount for the success of any training athlete. We don’t always have time to eat a balanced diet, what ...

We did it .. Tokyo Marathon 2015!

Wow.. It feels awesome to have completed the Tokyo Marathon 2015 on the 22nd of Feb, and to have completed it well! But preparing for the Tokyo Marathon 2015, had not been without sweat and tears. Here’s tips on how I trained. But in the end, all those 5am LSDs were worth it! One week […]

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3 Great Fish to Eat, and 3 Not to!

Not all fish are created equal. The challenge in eating the right fish, is knowing where the fish is caught. More often than not, you don’t get this kind of disclosure form restaurants. If you are buying your own fish, then you should look for labels that state mercury free, or wild fish. Looking for […]

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Hello Japan! Why running on holiday is good for you

Here we are, in Japan, with 2 weeks of  temperatures of 5°C to look forward to.. and loving it! From Osaka, to Kyoto, Nagoya, Mt Fuji and finally Tokyo for the Marathon on the 22nd of Feb, we find this country a fantastic, highly runnable place. So here’s why running on holiday is good for you… […]

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Eggs are good for you! How to boil the perfect hard boiled egg

I love eggs! Best source of Protein and Good Fats – an all in one for breakfast really! And there’s nothing I like more than soft custardy yolks in a hard boiled egg. Here’s a tip on how to make the perfect hard boiled egg with a slightly soft for formed yolk. Place your eggs […]

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5 Ways to Jump Start Your Metabolism !

How to boost your metabolism in 5 easy steps… 1. Jump start your Metabolism Instead of a steady walk on the treadmill, try burpees, boxing, jump rope to kick start your workout. You’ll burn fat more efficiently this way. In a short time, these simple but explosive old-school moves activate your upper-and lower-body muscles and quickly […]

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Magnesium Power!

Magnesium Power! Did you know that many of folks actually have low magnesium levels – a recent American nutritional study revealed. This mineral is pivotal in an athlete’s strength, endurance, and recovery. Shortage can lead to fatigue, irritability, and poor muscle performance. Men and women have different needs. The RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) of magnesium […]

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Preparing for Tokyo Marathon 2015

Preparing for the Tokyo Marathon 2015, has not been without sweat and tears. Kuala Lumpur is just so hot, that waking up at 5am to train has become part of our psyche. We hardly have the luxury of sleep around here. And not having a lot of routes to run (as compared with say Berlin […]

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Smashed at Smashwave!

My latest addiction in the gym, is something called Smashwave. This workout builds core and strength with cardio and agility thrown in. Unrelenting circuits of Rowing, Battle rope, TRX, Medicine ball, Jumpbox, Clean & Press, the dreaded Burpees and push ups, done back to back in explosive sets. It starts with an anchor rower – […]

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Indoor Rowing – a fab workout!

Right first of all, you need to have your cross trainers on.. but my shoes got wet last night, in a tropical flash flood sort of rain, so you catch my drift. Plus I wasn’t going to let wet shoes stand in the way of me getting a workout. Indoors no less, and no thanks […]

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3 Easy Exercises to Slimmer Thighs !

How to have gorgeous thighs so you can flaunt that bikini body… Some are blessed with great genetics. And some are not. Well, even if you don’t have the skinniest of thighs, you can still have to most toned ones in town. Here are our 3 easy and most effective exercises to slimmer thighs! Plie […]

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Garden to Table Private Dining

Pretty excited about this new place we went to for lunch. Known as Garden to Table, and run by a lady called CY, this spot is located in a single-storey bungalow in Section 14, Petaling Jaya. The place is lovely with a garden growing more than a hundred types of edible and decorative plants. CY is […]

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