Mindset

October 29, 2019

Stop Looking At The Scoreboard

Worrying about a finishing time is like standing on the soccer pitch and looking at the scoreboard. You may hope that your score is higher than the other team, but, likely, it won't be at the end of the game because you're focused on the wrong thing.

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Member Stories

October 15, 2019

Running For Life With Riana Montisano

Riana Montisano joined Coached in October 2017, after a bad experience with a former coach left her injured and unmotivated. This is her story.

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Running

September 24, 2019

How To Pace Your Race

It's likely you'll never run as fast as Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder. That's OK, but there's no reason you shouldn't run like them.

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Eliud Kipchoge running in the London marathon

Running

September 17, 2019

How To Control Your Race

This post was originally written for The Straits Times as part of a 16-week column preparing runners for The Straits Times Run

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Lifestyle

September 4, 2019

Let Your Brain Rest

Sprinkle some boredom back into your day and you may be rewarded with improved health, energy and performance. Hee's why.

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Lady looking at her phone

Lifestyle

August 27, 2019

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Podiatrist, Tim Maiden, discusses the three most common concerns he hears from runners in his clinic and shares strategies for looking after your feet.

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Podiatrist, Tim Maiden working with a client

Lifestyle

August 20, 2019

Look After Your Body

Osteopath, Thomas Wynn Jones, discusses the biggest factors for improving health while preventing and recovering from injury.

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Thomas Wynn Jones working with a patient

Running, Triathlon

August 14, 2019

Your Muscles Matter

If you wish to improve your running, run training is not enough. You need to run hills and do sport-specific strength exercises.

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Lifestyle

August 6, 2019

The Performance Equation

Rest is 50 per cent of the equation, yet many hard-working runners believe that more training is the answer to improving performance.

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Runners on a running track

Running, Triathlon

July 31, 2019

How To Avoid Race-Ruining Cramp

Andy Blow, the founder of Precision Hydration shares what you can do to avoid race-ruining cramps in your training and racing.

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Lifestyle

July 17, 2019

You Are Carbo-Loaded

If you eat a standard Singaporean, Western or Indian diet, it's likely you are carbo-loaded. You may also be compromising your health and performance.

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Carbohydrates

Running, Triathlon

July 9, 2019

The Mileage Metric

The amount of time you spend running is more important than the number of kilometres you log because it's the duration of effort that your body senses.

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Man running on trails

Running

July 3, 2019

The Heart Of The Matter

A heart rate monitor is a useful tool for all runners and triathletes. Learn about training zones and calculate your training zones with our HR formula.

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Coach Ben checking his heart rate

Running

June 26, 2019

You Are Fast Enough

Your speed does not limit you; you are limited by your ability to maintain a high percentage of your maximum speed for the duration of your race. Learn more.

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Runners on a running track

News

April 4, 2019

Coached Partners With The KL Marathon

Coached partners with Standard Chartered KL Marathon to improve the training experience of their runners.

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KL Marathon start line