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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 […]

Marathon Prep

Running a marathon is a big event that takes a lot of preparation. However, those who do not keep a smart morning routine before going to run can often find themselves throwing away all their hard work and failing to perform the way that they wanted. If you want to run well and run long, […]

Running & recovery

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 […]

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 […]

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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 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 Running Blogs

The Best Running Blogs to Get You Motivated

  As my running journey is only beginning there are millions of fellow runners who have been at it for years. They, like me, find the pure benefit in a good run and know that your health can truly help you balance your health. I have begun documenting my journey and a part of that […]

Jenson Mak Running Habits

3 Running Habits to Break (Or Avoid If You’re Just Starting)

As I continue my journey of discovery in the running world community I have begun to understand how the exercise treats our bodies. Many people are born with the body types to run long distances while many have to work their way to feeling comfortable while running. There have been many lessons that I have […]

Jenson Mak Running Apps

2 of the Best Running Apps for Beginners

If you’ve read some of my more recent blog posts, you’ll have noticed that running has become a huge part of my life. Having transitioned from not being able to finish a few miles to now running half marathons, my eyes have opened to the wonders of exercise. My hope is that through my journey […]

Jenson Mak Running

Running is the Best Medicine

You’ve likely heard the phrase that exercise is the best medicine. This statement is beyond true! There are countless benefits for the body and mind that come from getting your heart pumping. I have recently taken up running and the results that I have seen in myself are incredible. From someone who could barely run […]

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