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Your heart rate can be affected by many factors when training. To make the most of training with a heart rate monitor, you need to know what these are.
Darryl Griffiths of KODA Nutrition chats with Coach Ben about why proper fuelling is essential for athletes and how they can fuel properly.
How do you know your training is working? We share six ways you can gauge whether your training is working and if your fitness is progressing.
Racing at your potential and enjoying training is easy when you’re following the right programme.
Do you train in the morning or evening? What’s better? In this article, we discuss some pros and cons of morning vs evening training.
Knowing your pace, HR, distance, elevation, and all the other data you can pull from your devices can be a huge benefit. But it’s not always.
Commonly called strides, pickups or striders, accelerations are a fantastic warm-up exercise and form of speedwork early in a training cycle.
Racing is not the only way to track your progress. Here are three additional ways you can measure your run fitness and track your progress.
The second edition of the Coached Race was held on 27 February. Here’s how it went down.
Before you head out for your next run, lace your shoes. Sit down and carefully tie each lace to a tension that is firm but comfortable. Here’s why!
The Functional Threshold Pace (FTPa) field test is useful for determining training zones and tracking fitness progression. Here’s how to do it.
In this article, I’ll share the pros and cons of running on a treadmill and offer some tips for making the most of your treadmill training sessions.
Long-term athlete development is essential to nurturing athletes to fulfil their potential. In this article we share the three stages of athlete development.
Our coaches answer runner-submitted questions asked by runners of the Singapore Marathon.
Lactate testing is used to determine your lactate threshold & establish training zones based on actual metabolic conditions within your body.
Adding resistance band exercises into your training is a simple and cost-effective way to increase the quality of your strength training. Learn how.
The two most common things athletes ask us about hill training is 1) what hill runs to do. And 2), where to run hills in Singapore. We answer them here.
Should runners do strength training? In this article, we answer that question and share five bodyweight exercises you can do to get started.
Most athletes prefer traditional races to virtual races, but there are a few ways virtual races can be better. In this post, we share four.
Group training can be the motivational boost you need. When conducted by experienced and passionate coaches, it could take your performance up a level.
Andy Blow of Precision Hydration chats with Coach Ben about why proper hydration is essential for endurance athletes and how they can hydrate properly.
In part 2 of a 2 part series, Coach Ming shares the techniques he used to improve his original natural cadence of 130+ spm to its current 170 -180 spm.
In part 1 of a 2 part series, Coach Ming discusses running cadence and how it can affect your performance and likelihood of injury.
If you train with a heart rate monitor, avoid making these common mistakes to keep the quality of your training high and your results improving.
Fasting during Ramadan presents a unique challenge that makes training significantly more difficult. Here’s what you can do to improve your experience.
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 him.
It’s not enough to get fit. To achieve your best result, you need to be fit and execute a flawless race. Here’s how you can in your next race.
If you wish to improve your running, run training is not enough. You need to run hills and do sport-specific strength exercises.
Andy Blow, the founder of Precision Hydration shares what you can do to avoid race-ruining cramps in your training and racing.
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes it’s nice when people tell you what to do. Here is everything you can do to improve your endurance performance in the form of directives.
You may never run as fast as Eliud Kipchoge or Javier Gomez but you can race like them, here’s how.
The pros use running drills to improve their form and performance. See why and learn 4 running drills that help to improve your stride length.
Night races like the Sundown Marathons have grown in popularity recently. Here’s how you can prepare for these tough races so that you can perform your best.
Running drills are used by many of the world’s best runners and triathletes to improve their running form. See why and learn 4 running drills that help to improve your cadence.
Follow a well-crafted training plan and enjoy these five benefits as your train for your next running or triathlon race.
If you want to train by heart rate, you need to know your heart rate zones. Use our free calculator to establish your heart rate zones the Coached way.
There are many surfaces you can choose to run over. But which is best? In this article, we share the pros and cons of the most common running surfaces.
Avoid making these four mistakes post-marathon and you’ll recover faster and perform better throughout the rest of your racing season.
Here’s what you can do between now and race day to freshen up and maximise your fitness in the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon.
So many runners struggle with injury. Here are four specific things you can do to run injury free.
Developed by Dr Phil Maffetone, the MAF test is a useful test for tracking the development of your aerobic fitness. Here’s how to do it.
Blisters, chafing and black toenails are not only ugly, they’re painful and can prevent you from performing at your best. Here’s how to prevent and treat them.
There’s more to running fast than the mileage you run. If you fixate on a specific session or weekly mileage target, you may be doing yourself a disservice.
Consistency is the ultimate performance enhancer. When you apply these six strategies, you’ll become a more consistent and faster athlete.
Here are 5 lessons Olympian Tony Dodds wishes he’d known at the start of his professional triathlon career.
1972 Olympic marathon champion, Frank Shorter, once said that hills are speedwork in disguise. It’s a great quote, here’s why!
If you want to train with a heart rate monitor, you have a decision to make. Should you use a wrist-based monitor or a chat strap?
When you know these numbers, it’s easy to customise a hydration plan that will improve the quality of your training and recovery.
After 10-years as a professional coach, Coach Ben shares 7 important lessons he has learned helping athletes to become faster and healthier.
Use these four simple steps to turn on your fat burning and enjoy the benefits of racing faster for longer, being lean and more energetic.
It’s true! Training easier really does make you race faster. Here’s why.
A lot of people run frequently but fail to achieve their weight loss goals. Here’s why.
The good and the bad of Coach Ben’s race at the Singapore Half Marathon.
Standard lacing won’t always cut it. Here are four shoe lacing methods for different situations.
Training by heart rate has pros and cons. Use a heart rate monitor wisely and it can help to enhance your training and recovery.
Training by pace has pros and cons. Use a pace monitor wisely and it can help to enhance your training, especially in the high intensity sessions.
Training by feel has pros and cons. Develop your intuitive sense for how hard you’re working, your feel, and it can help to enhance your training and racing.
Fresh off his historic second win in the SEA Games Marathon, Soh Rui Yong chats with Coach Ben about his race and what’s up next.
Knowing your training intensity zones is essential for optimising your training and enhancing performance.
Training intensity matters. In this series we teach you about training zones and how to manage your intensity when you run.
A well-structured racing season can help to improve your race results and reduce your injury-risk.
Racing too often can kill your performance. Here’s why you should plan your races carefully.
A marathon is tough. To speed your recovery, we’ve compiled a thorough guide to ensure that you get the best out of your post-race recovery. Read on!
Many athletes get fit only to blow it on race day with poor execution. Don’t be that guy (or gal).
Here are some simple strategies for minimising the effect of haze and air pollution on your health so that you can continue to perform at your best.
This year the Singapore Marathon is introducing a warm up race. This is a great opportunity to practice the skill of racing and to get a benchmark of your current level of fitness.
Don’t leave anything important behind when packing for your next race. Download our race day gear checklist for runners for free.
Everything you need to know about the Singapore Marathon to run at your best on race day and achieve your personal best result.