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Creative Workouts

Now that the weather is cooler, I take my runs outdoor (despite being from a warm-climate country, I absolutely DESPISE running outdoors in warm weather). Some days are good, while some days I have to keep switching my playlists to pump myself through the final distances. Then I came across this article in BBC, which talks about being an app which incorporates…

Choice: Physical gym or #fitspo?

A lot of women I know prefer to do a group workout session, for example, spinning classes or yoga classes. It’s mostly because those are actually fun workouts, instead of having to push through the last rep of a ridiculous routine. But some women that I’ve discussed these with actually described gyms with words like “scary”, “masculine”, and occasionally “uncomfortable”. I completely…

To Break Two.

I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but something extraordinary happened this weekend. On Saturday, the 12th of October, Eliud Kipchoge became the first person in history to run the marathon distance (42.2KM) in under two hours; clocking a time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, and 42 seconds in Vienna and beating the targeted time of 1 hour, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds.…

Lads, It’s…

Disclaimer: This post was written before the Brighton-Tottenham game, and therefore doesn’t cover that result or Lloris’ injury; the latter of which is, in my opinion, an interesting look into how player injury impacts fans’ banter culture. Nevertheless – sorry (not sorry), Spurs fans.  “Lad’s, it’s Tottenham.”  Losing at home’s always going to sting. Losing seven goals to two, in your new…

The Tries That Bind

‘Tis the season to be jolly get into heated debates over questionable refereeing decisions and scrutinise every playmaking move – butI’m not talking about your typical Super Sunday Premier League football match. Welcome to the Rugby World Cup, which is currently being held in Japan for its ninth iteration. Rugby (union) and football couldn’t be more different, but when it comes to fan…