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Dentist Gives The Thumbs Up to JoyMix’s Pea Protein

Completing a marathon is not an easy feat, but mustering his medical peers to complete a sub-4 marathon (and potentially a sub-3 marathon in the future) is no easy feat. This is a part of his motive to promote work-life…

Ryan Hoa: Pea Protein is Perfect for Sports Recovery

With the pandemic still ongoing, the marathon race scene especially in this part of the world looks unlikely to recover in the coming months. Despite calls to treat COVID-19 as endemic in most countries, sports event organisers are still wary…

Chai Yee Kuan: From Disliking Outdoor Exercises to Finishing Marathons

There are many motivational stories on how one began their journey in running, but 30-year-old Chai Yee Kuan took it to the next level when she pursued running as a lifelong hobby. The ten-time marathon finisher shared with ToughASIA her…

Aimi Iwasaki: Eating Healthy is the Key to Stay Fit During Lockdown

Every athlete manages their nutrition needs differently, each with their own preference. Even SEA Games triathlon finisher Aimi Iwasaki took some time to fine tune what suits best for her. To keep up with her tenacious training routine, the Penang-based…

Stay Alert During Your Runs With JoyMix Awake Naturally

Long runs do take their toll on many runners as they drain energy, leading to low levels of alertness. Some runners may not think much of it as the worst it could do is to lower your performance. But think…

Running Opens The Doors to a Happier and Meaningful Life – Safiah Galgo

For many of us, running is a path that helps us to stay healthy. It is the same for 41-year old Safiah Galgo, but she chooses running as a means to also improve her mental health. During a recent interview…

ASICS Launched METASPEED Sky and METASPEED Edge, Shoes Optimised for the Most Popular Running Styles

On 30 March 2021, ASICS announced that there will be not one, but two high-performance running shoes that will take the power of human-centric design to the next level.  In an industry first, METASPEED™ Sky and METASPEED™ Edge have each…

Klang Born Jackson Loke Feels Hopeful for Restarting of Races

Multisports involve multiple disciplines. For duathlon, the disciplines for running and cycling are involved. And often, this sport favours those with a cycling background, as in the case for Klang-born Jackson Loke. The 31-year old sales executive of K-Flex Malaysia…

Mohd Akashah: Running Since 15

It is never easy to impose self-discipline especially at a young age as we tend to get distracted with all the wonderful things in life. But for 23-year-old Mohd Akashah bin Mohd Izhar (Mohd Akashah) from Sg. Petani, Kedah, he…

William Lee: Running Is My Meditation

Many may have heard of the term “runner’s high” – a state where a runner is in a brief, deep relaxing state of euphoria and this can be a common occurrence among runners that truly find running enjoyable. While not…