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Better Than an Energy Bar? Here’s What Jenica Says About JoyMix Awake

Age may be a problem for many of us when it comes to sports as our stamina and body functions become less efficient. But 46-year old Jenica beats the odds with regular training, supplemented with JoyMix’s Awake, to sustain and…

Exclusive: Chooi Fern Sets Her Eyes On 2021 SEA Games

2020 was a tragedy especially for the sports industry which puts 2021 in the limelight as major global sporting events find its footing once again. While the Tokyo Olympics may be the biggest event anticipated this year, local athletes are…

Looking‌ ‌Into‌ ‌The‌ ‌Running‌ ‌Life‌ ‌of‌ ‌Tasha‌ ‌Jacky‌

Love was in the air when we first spoke to Fatin Atasha a.ka. Tasha Jacky back in January about her love story with a Kyserun Krew member. The husband-and-wife teamwho is well known for their enthusiasm and love towards running…

KLCCRG and PichaEats Partner to Promote A Balanced Lifestyle and Diet Among Malaysians

“Kopi-O-Ais kurang manis”, “Teh panas kosong” are some of the most common terms regularly uttered in our favourite mamak stores and restaurants as Malaysians try to combat obesity. While the locals have begun shunning from sugary beverages, they fail to…

Healthy Joints Are The Key to A Faster and Longer Run

Running is a great workout that brings ample joy to many of us, but the wonderful experience could shatter especially with pains on the knee and ankle due to repetitive loads on the joints. In February 2020, Runner’s World Magazine…

87-year-old Triathlete Hiromu Inada Has Won A Guinness World Record

Hiromu Inada, aged 87, has won a Guinness World Record for being the oldest person to complete the IRONMAN World Championship. Hiromu was 85-years and 328 days old when he ran the 2018 IRONMAN in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii on 13 October…

Olympic Qualification for Marathon Runners and Race Walkers Can Recommence from 1 Sept

World Athletics have announced from 1 September, runners and race walkers will be able to participate in pre-identified, advertised and authorised races to qualify for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The lift of the suspension is due to concerns over the…

Let’s Talk Sports Psychology: ToughASIA Partners Mind Gap to Dive Deep Into the Minds of Malaysian Athletes

Fitness is not all physical; there is a mental side to it. Even if an athlete is in great shape, one may come across intellectual obstacles that can reduce motivation and stifle performance. Beginning August 2020, ToughASIA and Mind Gap…

UK Govt Released New Guidelines on Mass Participation Races

The UK government announced that physical activity and participation events can resume in England from 11 July, and sports facilities and outside pools can re-open from 25 July. Up until now, there has been a great deal of speculation over…

Why is Beetroot the Superfood for Runners?

Beetroot, probably the most underrated superfood among runners only appears in their nutrition checklist once in a blue moon (or probably not at all), should be revisited by all athletes on its potential benefits to boost sporting performance. Many researchers…