Running Archive

Running Motivation

The Happy Pacer – Episode 2: The Motivation The motivation to start (and keep on) running has to come from yourself. External pressure may help to an extent, but will hardly lead to happy and long lasting performance; Being forced into a session or being told a million times that you should get some exercise

Plan to Start Running?

The Happy Pacer Series – Episode 01: Introduction to Running Everyone can be a runner. Humans are one of the few species that don’t have in-born endurance to run for long distances, but are able to train for it and become remarkably good at it. Our cooling system, upright position (which minimizes sun exposure) and

Video: Making Peace is a Marathon

May El-Khalil believed a 26.2-mile running event could bring together a country divided for decades by politics and religion, even if for one day a year, and founded one of the region’s most impactful marathons – Beirut International Marathon. We have witnessed how sports leaders in our country too have successfully initiated events such as

Video: Shoespiracy

This feet-first short documentary, made in collaboration with Fable Films, is set to challenge you to think differently about your shoes, the negative effects your footwear is having on your feet, the way you move and ultimately your health…

Video: The Barefoot Professor by Nature

Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman has ditched his trainers and started running barefoot. Find out why…

Tarja Checks Out GOYO!

Professional dancer and designer, Tarja De Silva, tries out the GOYO fitness band and tells us what she liked about it the most. Interested in getting a GOYO for yourself? Workout.lk offers this and more products for your active lifestyle. Visit: http://www.shop.workout.lk/

Ultimate Frisbee in Sri Lanka

Love the outdoors? Here’s a sport you might like to try out! Naven, Moin and Sanchitha talk about the Ultimate Frisbee scene in Sri Lanka. More about the club can be found on our site: http://workout.lk/places/228/Colombo-Ultimate-Frisbee

Fitness Trackers for the Mid and Old Age?

In recent times, we see an emerging trend of more seniors being conscious of their fitness and well-being. This is a good trend and an important first steps towards preventative medicine. A strong immune system, backed up by stamina to engage in multiple physical tasks gives an edge into enjoying life at any age. If

Kasi on Garmin Wearables

How can fitness trackers benefit you? Kasi Adikaramge mentions what’s special about Garmin wearables. Interested in making a purchase in Colombo? Visit our online shop: http://www.shop.workout.lk/    

Shoes and Injury Prevention

Whether you’re into running or casual walking, buying a good pair of shoes becomes an important decision at some point. Especially when we run in to injuries or start to feel uncomfortable with the current pair. You’ve probably heard about gait analysis for pronation issues, but most of the research on this doesn’t seem to