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Why Do People in Some Countries Live Longer?

The average lifespan of the world’s population as a whole has been on the rise since the advent of many modern medical discoveries. Antibiotics have helped to treat the infections that in former generations caused widespread death. There are numerous advances that have been made in treating diseases such as cancer. Even with the advances […]

Jenson Mak Running Gadgets

Gadgets That Every Serious Runner Needs Right Now

  Being a runner is a feeling experience for many. Those who chose to run as their form of exercise, most often enjoy the freedom to practice the sport, at any time, in any place. With the freedom to get a run in at will, there are always ways that participants are looking to improve […]

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Running and Recovery

  Any form of exercise is going to take a toll on your body. It is crucial that recovery plays a big role in your fitness regiment. For runners, it is especially challenging to fully recover, especially when running back-to-back days. When you use the same muscles over and over again, the recovery process, is […]

Tips For Exercising with Arthritis

Tips for Exercising with Arthritis

  Exercising when you have arthritis can prove challenging. Your body may not be able to handle certain exercise regiments that it used to be able to handle. Your joint pain may be so high that you don’t want to exercise. Compiled below is a list of tips that can help you when deciding how […]

Running Advice for Older Runners

Running Advice for Older Runners

  As we get older, our bodies go through different changes. The way we exercise changes as well. Our bodies need more recovery time and we can’t train or exercise in the same manner as when we were in our 20’s. That doesn’t mean that you can’t still train and exercise. You will just need […]

Jenson Mak Workout

4 Ways to Ease Back into Working Out After a Break

Taking a break from working out is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, many say that the occasional break from daily exercise is an essential part of maintaining good health. Still, it’s important to know how to ease back into your workout routine after taking some serious time off. By following these tips, you’ll […]

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Train Smarter for Summer

  While the western parts of the world are wrapping up for winter, us easterners are throwing on our sunscreen for the heat of summer. My training for my first half marathon took place during the cooler months in Australia. But as the summer heats up, I have been looking into training methods that help […]

Jenson Mak Water 2

The Power of Water: Part 2

It makes up 70% of our earth’s surface and about 60% of our own body weight. Water is the essence of life. Without it, we would all perish and many people have a hard time getting enough into their system in one day. Some people go their entire life without enough water and that may […]

JENSON MAK RUNNING

Staying in Shape During Winter Season

Being based in Australia, I am fortunate to not experience too many days as cold as other parts of the world do. As I focus on my training for upcoming running events, I can’t help but wonder how those who live in cold climates keep their motivation up when it is unbearable outside. The obvious […]

Jenson Mak Brain Ageing

Tips for a Healthy Ageing Brain

  At any age, there are times when our brains seem to travel to a far away place and it becomes concerning. Even as young as our 20s our brain can see memory levels fading and forgetfulness. This being said, our brains will often remain sharp until our senior years but it is never too […]

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