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Runners: Top Tips for Eating Well

Your diet is just as much a part of your running lifestyle as training and sleeping. Here are 10 "running" diet tips to get started on the right track.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
100% Women's Races: Yea or Nay?

100% women's races are often subjects of debate: are the really useful? a marketing ploy? motivating? inspiring? frivolous? Bérangère and Emilie wondered... and we will find out what they think about it!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
4 Ways to Extend the Time You Spend Running

Novice runners often find it hard to run for longer periods. Some tips can, however, help to improve one's endurance and enhance the pleasure of running.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Interval Training: Making Progress in Running

To make progress as a runner, your body needs to become used to longer & sustained periods of exercise. Interval training is an effective method to do so.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Choose Your Cassette or Freewheel?

Freewheel and cassette: two very different items that are both essential to your drivetrain.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose Your Bike Lock (Buyer's Guide)

To save your bike from getting stolen, using the right lock is essential. It should secure your bike and the bike accessories (saddle, wheels, basket, etc.).

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Active Walking During Pregnancy: How & Until When?

Are you pregnant and still looking for a sport to practice? Choose a gentle and endurance sport, like active walking! 6 tips on how and until when to practice it.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Bicycle Diaries - Calicut To Bangalore

It's been like 20 years of me on this huge planet and I'm so glad to say that I haven't felt such happiness and peacefulness ever before in my life says Akash after his ride.

Akash Us
May 20, 2019
9
Min Read
A car lover's guide to choosing Cycles

Similar to an automobile; cycles come in different shapes and sizes, build materials and budgets.

Mathew James
May 20, 2019
7
Min Read
Muscle Building Exercise for Running Faster and Longer

Regular, even uncompromising, running sessions are definitely the best way to progress

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
BEACH RUNNING

Every summer, many of us spend our holidays by the sea. Why not make the most of this idyllic setting to enjoy some beach jogging? Beaches are very good training grounds for occasional and experienced runners alike.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
5 Tried and Proven Tips for Runners to Stay Motivated

Runners of all levels often suffer serious dips in motivation. Here are five tried and proven tips to keep it from happening to you!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
5 Tips on losing weight by running

Here are my 5 suggestions for achieving long-term weight loss by running and avoiding the "YO-YO" effect of the draconian diet.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
5 Signs That You Need To Take A Break From Running

Once you are motivated, it is sometimes difficult to identify or acknowledge the moment when you need to take some rest. In order to come back even stronger!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
5 good reasons to walk even in winter

Even if it's harder to motivate yourself to go walking when it's cold, the following 5 good reasons to keep walking in winter will change your mind!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
4 Tips to Stay Hydrated While Running

Staying well hydrated when running is very important as it increases the daily consumption of our water reserve. Here are a few tips on how to avoid dehydration!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
4 Tips for Running With Your Dog

It's tempting to try jogging with your dog, particularly now that the days are longer and the weather is a bit nicer.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
3 Tips for Real Eco Running

Joggers and ultramarathon runners tend to brag about how environmentally friendly their sport is. But if you take a closer look, there are a few things that can make this claim (slightly) questionable.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
10 Essential Tips for Running in Warm Weather

Amongst runners, summer is the preferred season for starting to run or improving running skills.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Prevent and Treat Blisters

So, your new pair of shoes looks great however, it was not a good idea to put them on without running them in beforehand (whether it is for running a marathon, a 6-hour hike or just going to a wedding).

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Bicycle Diaries - Calicut To Bangalore

It's been like 20 years of me on this huge planet and I'm so glad to say that I haven't felt such happiness and peacefulness ever before in my life says Akash after his ride.

Akash Us
May 20, 2019
9
Min Read
My Triathlon Journey - Nikita Solanki

I enjoy swimming, cycling and running individually as well as together in a Triathlon. I am also an aspiring Mixed Martial Art Fighter!

Nikita Solanki
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How I Became a Runner - Neetu Pal

It's a very interesting story about how I started back in 2006 when I was 17 years old.

Neetu Pal
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
My Running Story - Abhinav Kashyap

From not being able to do half a round around a field to preparing for Ultra Marathons, it's been a long journey for me.

Abhinav Kashyap
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Vidya Somanna - From Cross Country Racing to creating a Running Community

Once, it was my dream to earn medals and show who I was. Now, I have a small community of runners with whom I believe that my dream becomes theirs too. That they believe that they can run! And they are doing it!”

Shrividya Somanna
November 19, 2019
2
Min Read
Cycling and Brevets  - New to the Game

One day, my manager told me about a bike event on Bengaluru, BMR (200km Brevet). The challenge was to complete it in 13hrs, 30 mins.

Pranav Rana
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Sufiya - Kashmir to Kanyakumari - Running for Peace

I chose the path of ultra running to spread the message of hope, humanity, oneness, peace, and equality through my run from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.

Sufiya
October 3, 2019
4
Min Read
India's first Bicycle Mayor shares her story

Nikita Lalwani is the first bicycle Mayor in India. We had a chance to have a conversation with her, know her better and understand how the program is working in one of our own cities.

Nikita Lalwani
May 20, 2019
9
Min Read
Taher Merchant - India's 1st Finisher at Everest Ultra

Taher is a 35-year-old Bangalorean and also the first Indian Male to finish the Everest Base Camp Ultra Marathon 2018. It's a 60km Marathon, also known as the world's highest ultra-running.

Taher Merchant
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
3 Cyclists Through A Tiger Reserve- A Photo Blog

We started from Bangalore at 10pm. 3 cycles under the bus and we had a good overnight journey to Dharwad( The peda city)

November 1, 2019
1
Min Read
Vaibhav Pandya - Running is an addiction

The day I considered myself as a runner was when I completed the 100 Days of Running (HDOR) Challenge which was an all-India virtual Running Challenge to run 2kms every day come what may!

Vaibhav Pandya
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
#Resolution2019 - Mihai Mirt on attempting the Iron Man

My resolution for 2019 is to participate in the 70.3 Iron Man in Goa (1.9km of Swimming, 90k of Cycling, 21k of Running)

Mihai Mirt
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Runners: Top Tips for Eating Well

Your diet is just as much a part of your running lifestyle as training and sleeping. Here are 10 "running" diet tips to get started on the right track.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
4 Tips to Stay Hydrated While Running

Staying well hydrated when running is very important as it increases the daily consumption of our water reserve. Here are a few tips on how to avoid dehydration!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Running and Diet: Our Tips For Well Being

Everyone agrees: running is relaxing, invigorating and energising. But running alone is not enough to ensure well-being. It also depends on your diet, lifestyle, sleep etc.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Quick Runner's Diet Guide

Eating right is essential for your success in running. Check out our diet guide .

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Top 10 eating habits for reducing running injuries

Your diet plays a vital role in the state of your health. It influences both your physical and mental health. Discover the top 10 ways to improve your diet, to boost your body and stay on track!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Clean Your Football Boots in Just 3-Steps

Cleaning your boots isn't always a priority when it comes to your day-to-day life as a footballer. But it's essential if you want to keep your boots in top condition for as long as possible.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
7 Tips To Make Your Running Shoes Last Longer

The most important equipment for a runner is his pair of shoes. Consequently, its maintenance plays a big part. Here are a few pointers that we have put together to take care of your running shoes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
3 Tips To Maintain Your Power Walking Shoes

In order to get even more pleasure out of your power walking sessions, it is very important to properly maintain your power walking trainers. Here are our 4 recommendations for giving them a treat after each session!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Interval Training: Making Progress in Running

To make progress as a runner, your body needs to become used to longer & sustained periods of exercise. Interval training is an effective method to do so.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Muscle Building Exercise for Running Faster and Longer

Regular, even uncompromising, running sessions are definitely the best way to progress

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Half Marathon - Advice for the Big Day

Taking part in a timed event such as a half-marathon, the basic distance for a road running event, should not cause anxiety.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Half Marathon: The Secret of a Successful Preparation

More and more novice runners attempt a half-marathon after a lackadaisical preparation. Several things cannot be overlooked when running 21.1km.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to keep running regularly

Admit it, you often have a good excuse to avoid going out for a run: it's too hot, too cold, you don't have enough time, your feet ache, no one is motivated, etc

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How Does a Training Plan Work?

You're a novice runner and want to avoid making any mistakes as you take up running.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Health Benefits: Active walking at endurance level

It's medically proven: practising a physical activity regularly keeps you fit. Among the "fitness sports", active walking is one whose benefits are felt once an endurance level is reached.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Braking properly on a road bike

Braking correctly doesn’t come naturally. It’s a technique you need to know to control your bike and ride safely. Read to know more about the best braking technique in difficult terrain.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Start Line: Should you start quickly or slowly

Like your training, the start of a running event must be carefully worked out and prepared.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Race Day Strategy to manage your race

As race day approaches your chief concern understandably becomes the question of how to manage your race in order to ensure that all the effort put in beforehand bears fruit?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Running - Training Twice a Day

Training twice on the same day can be a highly effective method as long as you know how to manage it.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Running - Your Annual Training Plan

The first thing to do when planning part or all of your season is to take stock of the past year.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Cassette or Freewheel?

Freewheel and cassette: two very different items that are both essential to your drivetrain.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose Your Bike Lock (Buyer's Guide)

To save your bike from getting stolen, using the right lock is essential. It should secure your bike and the bike accessories (saddle, wheels, basket, etc.).

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
A car lover's guide to choosing Cycles

Similar to an automobile; cycles come in different shapes and sizes, build materials and budgets.

Mathew James
May 20, 2019
7
Min Read
How to Choose your Adult Fitness Walking Shoes?

Check out what are the important criteria for choosing the right pair of adult fitness walking shoes!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How To Choose Your Home Trainer?

There are 3 criteria when choosing a turbo trainer: the maximum power, pedalling fluidity, and connectivity. If you want to improve your cardio and stay in good shape, here are our tips on choosing the right one.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose the Best Mountain Bike for you?

Choosing a mountain bike can be confusing due to the range of bikes available. We help you choose the right bike based on your rides and the types of slopes you are tackling. Visit Now.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Bike Panniers & Baskets?

If you want to make the most of your bike rides and trips around town, it's hard to do without a pannier or basket, particularly once you've given it a go. Our tips to choose the right one!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Child Bike Seat?

Child seats are meant to hold babies by remaining stable and without affecting the cyclist's balance. Thanks to the strap around the chest and feet.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose the Best Bike Mudguard?

A bike mudguard is a must have accessory that stops you from getting stripes of mud splattered down your back while riding.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to breathe properly when running?

Breathing properly while running is crucial as many joggers go out of breath. But, physical exercise will always speed it up. Follow our guide to get the right tips!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Choose the Best City Bike for You?

City biking is economical, environmentally friendly and pleasant. We help you choose the best city bike for you based on the distance, frequency of cycling and your urban environment.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Importance of Eyewear for Outdoor Sports

But do you know how to choose the right sunglasses for your sport? This article will aim to help you make the right choice. 

Abhishek Kulkarni
December 16, 2019
4
Min Read
5 Gift Ideas for Walkers

Every year it's the same - you're desperately short of Christmas present ideas. Finding something personal, coming up with surprises and treating everyone.

Decathlon
December 3, 2019
2
Min Read
How To Choose Your Cycling or Running Sunglasses?

During cycling rides, your eyes are more vulnerable. Find out how to best protect your eyes with appropriate Cycling and Running Sunglasses from our expert guide.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How To Choose Your Kid's Running Shoes (Buyer's Guide)

See all our tips for choosing the right running shoes for your child.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to choose fitness walking shoes for your kids?

Check out what are the important criteria for choosing the right pair of fitness walking shoes for your child!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
The Right Gear To Ride A Bike In The Rain

Between your bike and you, it's a real love story ... except maybe rainy days?

Decathlon
November 1, 2019
2
Min Read
How To Choose Your Kid's Bike Tyre?

On kid's bikes, classic tyres (not made from plastic) guarantee good grip on the ground. You choose your kid's bike tyre based on usage and size. See the tips to choose the right one.

Decathlon
October 28, 2019
1
Min Read
Best Running Shoes - How to Choose Guide

Here's an expert guide on how to choose between different types of running shoes, whether you're planning for road running, trail running or cross fit training.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
Toward Comfort - Reimagining the 540 Power Walking Shoes

The development of the PW 540 was a result of feedback received from our users which took us back to the drawing board where we began re-designing a more comfortable and powerful version of the 540

September 26, 2019
5
Min Read
Get Back to Sports - Start with Active Walking

Active walking is key to get back to sports again. It makes you fit by improving your endurance & stamina. A few tips from our experts to help you know more.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
100% Women's Races: Yea or Nay?

100% women's races are often subjects of debate: are the really useful? a marketing ploy? motivating? inspiring? frivolous? Bérangère and Emilie wondered... and we will find out what they think about it!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
4 Ways to Extend the Time You Spend Running

Novice runners often find it hard to run for longer periods. Some tips can, however, help to improve one's endurance and enhance the pleasure of running.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Active Walking During Pregnancy: How & Until When?

Are you pregnant and still looking for a sport to practice? Choose a gentle and endurance sport, like active walking! 6 tips on how and until when to practice it.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
BEACH RUNNING

Every summer, many of us spend our holidays by the sea. Why not make the most of this idyllic setting to enjoy some beach jogging? Beaches are very good training grounds for occasional and experienced runners alike.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
5 Tried and Proven Tips for Runners to Stay Motivated

Runners of all levels often suffer serious dips in motivation. Here are five tried and proven tips to keep it from happening to you!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
5 Tips on losing weight by running

Here are my 5 suggestions for achieving long-term weight loss by running and avoiding the "YO-YO" effect of the draconian diet.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
5 Signs That You Need To Take A Break From Running

Once you are motivated, it is sometimes difficult to identify or acknowledge the moment when you need to take some rest. In order to come back even stronger!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
5 good reasons to walk even in winter

Even if it's harder to motivate yourself to go walking when it's cold, the following 5 good reasons to keep walking in winter will change your mind!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
4 Tips for Running With Your Dog

It's tempting to try jogging with your dog, particularly now that the days are longer and the weather is a bit nicer.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
3 Tips for Real Eco Running

Joggers and ultramarathon runners tend to brag about how environmentally friendly their sport is. But if you take a closer look, there are a few things that can make this claim (slightly) questionable.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
10 Essential Tips for Running in Warm Weather

Amongst runners, summer is the preferred season for starting to run or improving running skills.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Prevent and Treat Blisters

So, your new pair of shoes looks great however, it was not a good idea to put them on without running them in beforehand (whether it is for running a marathon, a 6-hour hike or just going to a wedding).

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
6 Tips for Warming Up Properly

An essential part of a balanced training session, the warm-up should be extremely thorough. Do not start with your training straight away without a complete warmup session.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Run to the Sound of Music: The Pleasure Option

Are you among the many that can’t go for a run without earphones? If so, find out what precautions you should be taking when choosing a musical option.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Why Wear a Sports Bra

Did you know that only 15% of women wear a bra that is suitable for their sport?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
10,000 steps per day: an urban legend?

10,000 steps, i.e. about 7.5 km per day. If you have a sedentary job, it may seem like a lot. Don't worry, you're not the only one. Indeed, more than half of the population of India do not reach this many steps. Why is this?

Decathlon
January 8, 2020
3
Min Read
Half Marathon - Advice for the Big Day

Taking part in a timed event such as a half-marathon, the basic distance for a road running event, should not cause anxiety.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Runner's Guide: Post-Run Recovery Tips

Recover efficiently with our advice adapted to different types of races & distances. Time of recovery & method depend on the distance & duration of the race.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
6 Tips to Get Better Sleep as a Runner

It is not possible to undertake regular running training if you do not follow a programme of recovery phases.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
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