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Ris Haris Swears By Maffetone Method To Run Better

Mohd Haris Rahmat – also known as Ris Haris on Facebook – has gone from a 125kg obese Special Education teacher with no running experience to completing a 58km run in under 18 months. The 39-year Air Hitam, Johor native…

Challenges Spur Christopher Yip From Running to Triathlon and World Major Marathons

For investment banker Christopher Yip Yew Meng from Petaling Jaya, who turns 33 this year, quitting is never an option. A self-confessed kiasu person, he is always up for challenges. “The reason I started running was due to a challenge.”…

Ken Ooi Hated Running But Now He Cannot Stop

Business owner Ken Ooi Kien Lam did not even like running in the beginning, but he has now improved tremendously and has progressed significantly in cycling and triathlon too. What brought on the change? The sports enthusiast had been hiking…

Chris Khoo Starts MAF Runners Malaysia Facebook Group to Encourage Sustainable Running

In 2020, triathlete and runner Chris Khoo started on the Maximum Aerobic Function (MAF) Running method initiated by Dr. Phil Maffetone. As its name describes, it focuses on aerobic running with a simplified formula to calculate your starting point or…