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New Old Shoes by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I gonna into this strange habit of buying old shoes. Old as in not used but past season shoes. I used to buy in to all those marketing crap about not wearing shoes that ha ... Read on »
Here come the Garbage Men @ TNF 100 Singapore by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It all started with an idea by a friend who got his inspiration from a  race in Hongkong. One thing led to another and yesterday we found ourselves, a group of 6 runners a ... Read on »
TMBT 2013 - Plan C or Act of God? by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So we found ourselves on the way to the biggest and longest race of our life. This was it. All the past few months of pounding up and down Mt Faber every Tuesday evening, ... Read on »
Expect the Unexpected by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running In another 2 days time, I will be doing my longest race ever. For most runners nowadays, 50km is probably no big deal but for someone like me whose last full marathon was ... Read on »
Shoe Review - Altra Lone Peak 1.5 by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I gotta a decent mileage on the shoes and had the opportunity to test it out in various conditions so I guess this is as good a time as any to write what I feel about the ... Read on »
Gearing Up - The Heavies by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The list of mandatory items are scary. There are so many items and to make it worse, my little North Face hydration bag is not able to contain all of them. It was either g ... Read on »
Singapore Bay Run/Army Half Marathon 2013 - Screw Up of a Race! by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Army Half Marathon was the first race that I took part in back in 2004. So I always have fond memories of it. Over the years, I signed up for it 7 times, ran 5 of it a ... Read on »
Gearing Up - Apparel by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Another 2 more weekends to go. Time for a full dress rehearsal and so like the NDP, we did the rehearsal over 2 weekends. First up was the attire. I am normally a s ... Read on »
Run Walk Pray by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The past Saturdays has been reserved for long "run". The previous week, the plan was to run 40km. Started from Ngee Ann poly and went the usual way to Bukit Timah to Dairy ... Read on »
Run Climb Pray by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2 weeks ago, I achieved my  highest climb ever. Not to mention the highest weekly mileage in my whole entire running life. I climbed up to a maximum altitude of 404 ... Read on »
The 3 Cardinal Sins of Trail Running by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week a cyclist died . By itself that is no longer a big news since cyclists are being run down by motorists so frequently that people are kinda used to it. But this ... Read on »
Walking is hard to do by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If there one thing that I sucks at that is worse than running, its walking! My colleagues are always asking me why I walk so slow when I can run so long distance. And its ... Read on »
Altra Lone Peak 1.5 - First Peek by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Inspired by Lone Peak, one of the rockiest, toughest mountains in the Wasatch Range, The Lone Peak™ was designed to conquer the Wasatch 100. While the foot-shaped design a ... Read on »
Punggol Runners - 8 years and still running strong by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Running groups in Singapore used to be dominated by formal running clubs like Swift, Flash and MR 25 that had to be registered with the SAAA, the predecessor of the SAA. I ... Read on »
Never Stop Exploring - Beyond the Pipelines by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running By now most frequent trail runners in Singapore will know of the "3 pipelines" trail along Rifle Range Road. For those who don't understand what I trying to say, this is t ... Read on »
Never Stop Exploring - Hill and more Hills by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A wise friend from KK sent me this great pearl of wisdom.  And just nice, a trail and ultra crazy friend who is also doing the TMBT, showed a few of us ... Read on »
Why I Run by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started running only like in 2005. And despite many injuries over the years, I am still running today. Why do  I run? Do I run to keep fit? Lose weight? Lose fat? Or am ... Read on »
Weak Mind, Weak body and Weak Legs by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "2013 is significantly tougher than the 2011 and 2012 course in my opinion..which explains the jump in accumulated altitude gain as compared to the 2012 course.."  These w ... Read on »
Long Long Weekend by Tekko Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It has been  a long long tiring weekend. Fortunately though if not for the haze, it could have been worse.This was supposed to be the mother of all races weekend. There we ... Read on »