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ToughASIA

Just when you think you're tough enough

7 mistakes you should avoid while training

1) Over-training Over-training can be a bitch. The injury caused by that can be even bitchier. It can be devastating to newbies, especially when one sees good results and boom! Tendon tear. Usually this happens when a newbie wants to…

Training for our toughest race in 2014 – The Burden Run

This will definitely be one of the toughest races I will ever participate. (I asked myself why repeatedly after signing up) Here is how it goes: 4.5km run to a sandbag station; 5.7km run with a 10kg sandbag (7kg for…

“How are you?” “Shoulder been better!”

I don’t usually talk about isolation, but the shoulder is another weak spot which is worth special mentioning. It is also another group of muscles seldom used, as we tend to push heavy object up with our legs. Shoulders are…

Exclusive Interview: Karen Siah of Kia Kaha

Karen Siah, a triathlete, entrepreneur and founder of Kia Kaha, an outdoor bootcamp designed for women. She managed to give us an exclusive interview despite her busy schedule, and told us her thoughts about local fitness industry, and how she…

Updated: Salomon X-Trail Run 2013 – 10 November 2013

My first X-Trail: One word – FUN! Early morning drizzle and heavy rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of trail running fans today on 10 November 2013. In fact, the wet and slippery conditions of trail provided the challenges trail…

Let’s talk about abs

Hah! Gotcha! There is this thing about crossfit; crossfit doesn’t talk about abs. Instead, it is all about Midline Stabilization. “Lack of movement around that (mid)line while engaged in functional movement is core strength,” – Coach Glassman, founder of Crossfit….