Whether running is the best exercise for weight loss or not, it remains common that when most people embark on a fitness journey, they jump straight into running as opposed to walking in order to torch calories. And to prove that such a decision is worth it, research shows that running is more effective than walking for the average person as it burns more calories per minute. If you are not a runner yet, this is one more reason to take notes as we explore the amazing benefits of running in the morning for veteran runners and beginners alike.
The Happiest 5K on the Planet was in Pretoria town, at the Rugby Club, on 21 July 2018 under the theme, Carnival Tour. Color Run South Africa had earlier promised to roll out the grandest parade yet, and true to its word, the Carnival Tour Pretoria, brought with it stilt walkers, balloon shapers, music, good-natured clowning around, and colour, colour, colour.
A wise person once said, “Running is nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part that wants to keep going,” and they were absolutely right! You have to win a few arguments with yourself in order to start running. Once you are over that hurdle and are 100% into this thing called running, you will literally run into another obstacle at some point – the weather. Running in extreme heat or cold is a battle on its own and if you want to win that battle too, you need to have the best running gear for summer or winter.
For a beginner, running can be a complicated mission if you do not have the basic running strategies in place. Running becomes enjoyable when you learn the few tricks there is to it. Following these 7 running tips for beginners will help you experience that runners’ high in no time and you will be going on about how great running is.
I know you are well aware that the Color Run Superhero Tour has been doing rounds this year since it’s 2017 world debut, in Soweto, back in April. If you claim not to be aware, no worries, I will tell you all about it and the best part? I will even rub photos in your face of me participating in The Happiest 5K on The Planet.
Mika Stefano is South Africa’s socialite turned celebrity. The famous social commentator is widely recognised for his witty comments and sharp tongue on various TV shows and radios stations. Mika recently transformed himself and has added a new tag to his name – he has become one of South Africa’s top fitness personalities. A Fitness Chat with Mika reveals how he went from fat to fit and his participation in Old Mutual’s ultimate 5km running and music festival, The Music Run™. Read on as Mika Stefano shares how lost weight, his diet and training programs.