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Are you a runner or a beginner in Running, then “100 days of running – challenge yourself” movement is an arrow in the quiver for you…. This is a fitness movement  to encourage people to make running as a regular habit of their lives… By being a part of this challenge one gets the benefit of becoming a disciplined runner and get into the shape of proper fitness. Also this challenge transforms an impassive runner to a more passionate runner clocking the PBs many a times during this 100 day period… It really strikes a positive impact to become a dedicated and disciplined person while Fitness will be an added Bonanza…. Run T.Nagar Run, (a chapter of Dream Runners) is one among the 417 Running groups that has taken up this 100 day running challenge… While talking to the participants of RTR, many of them have expressed their ability to become…

It is quite obvious that for a Runner, the leg is so important that knowing more about it will help the runner to Run in the right posture and comfort. Here we give a brief about the important parts of your leg which helps in Running: Hamstrings These are the muscles which is found in the back of thigh. It helps the knee to be more flexible while running and extend your hip. Generally any sportsman who slips down while running will tend to harm the hamstring largely. Adductors Also known as inner thigh muscles; squeeze a pencil between your knees to feel these fire.  Adductors are the muscles that prevents the imbalance which can otherwise lead to injury. Quadriceps This muscle at the front of your thigh is made up of four sections and is the main mover when you extend knees. They are responsible for bending the knees. A strong…

Few Interesting certitudes of Running: An average Runner burns around 10 calories per minute while running. This number will be more for obese Runners as they spend more energy to cover the distance and tend to burn more calories. Fastest mile ever run was in 3 minutes 43 seconds. This milestone was achieved by Morrocan,Hitcham El Guerrouj. The fastest mile covered by a woman was in 4 minutes and 12 seconds. Achieved by Russia’s Svetlana Masterkova. The oldest person to complete Marathon is Mr. Fauja Singh of India. He achieved this fete at the age of 100. Interestingly he started running from the age of 89 only. Around 1 billion pairs of Running shoes are sold all over the globe every year. In the feet, 26 bones, 33 joints, 112 ligaments, and a network of nerves, tendons and blood vessels work together while we run. Music can boost your running…

When you workout or run, the temperature of your body rises.  So when the weather is highly humid it further worsens keeping our energy at bay. The perspiration in the body doesn’t get settled under high humid weather and so we may find difficulty in Running comfortably. Sometimes running under humid weather leads to an array of issues like dehydration, cramps, higher heart rate and more. How to manage Running under humid conditions: Running Early:    Nothing is better than Running when the weather is not  much humid.  During summer, the  temperature early in the morning are generally cool. So one may choose to run in the morning and avoid humidity. This  also helps your body to have a controlled blood pressure. Run when there is a breeze:     Running during the breeze also offers comfort. When there is high breeze, it helps to lower the body temperature and make…