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Cycling Routes In Different Cities of India

The best way to know your city is to cycle its streets. You don't always need to travel far to discover a new trail to ride through. Within the cities of India, you'll be surprised to know how many undiscovered trails you may find.

Deepak Babu
June 25, 2020
3
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
TOP 5 Decathlon Walking Shoes for Women – 2020

Walking is one of the simplest and easiest forms of exercise for people of all ages. We all have a responsibility to ensure that we optimize our health and comfort levels while we get around.

Manikandan.R
June 22, 2020
4
Min Read
3 Easy Ways to Tie Your Shoelace

It's important to tie your shoelaces properly before practicing your sport to avoid any kind of mishaps or hassles during the game.

Manikandan.R
June 22, 2020
1
Min Read
Ride with Dad: A Nice Family Mountain Bike Getaway

What could be better than a family mountain bike getaway to disconnect from everyday life and recharge everyone's batteries? To prepare for this moment and make a successful outing, here are some tips and tricks…

Decathlon
June 17, 2020
2
Min Read
Running on a treadmill

Training on a treadmill is a good alternative when the weather is bad. But it can also be an option for other purposes like jogging, warming up etc.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Running and Weight Loss: How I Dropped 30kgs

I've lost 30kgs, from 100 to 70. I consider this my greatest achievement. I am free from pain in my knees and joints. For 5 days every week, I've run 5kms per day and 10kms on the 6th day.

Balasubramanian Sambasivam
June 7, 2020
3
Min Read
24 Best Practices of Commuting by Cycle and Tips to be a Pro at it

If you're planning to commute by cycle, the below tips will come handy. I've listed them down completely from personal experiences.

Deepak Babu
June 1, 2020
3
Min Read
What is Commuting by Cycle and what are its Benefits.

Getting from point a to point b on a bicycle as a means of transport is called commuting. We urge you to commute as much as possible by a cycle.

Deepak Babu
May 31, 2020
1
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)

Deepak Babu
November 1, 2019
1
Min Read
Life after COVID for Cyclists in India

The impact of vehicular pollution on the air is pretty clear, almost as clear as the air right now which has taken a surprisingly positive turn for cyclists as more and more cities in India are promoting and encouraging cycling to be a means of transport post the lockdown.

Deepak Babu
May 20, 2020
1
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
#Resolution2020 - 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
Prince Attri - How to show your bike a little love

Like everybody else, I started Cycling in childhood but eventually, I started to ride with a purpose.

Prince Attri
May 20, 2019
4
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
Precautions: How to Avoid Air Pollution on Your Next Run

The pollution warnings regularly issued by the governmental health authorities are increasingly frequent. It must be said that there are a number of risks associated with breathing in a polluted environment.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Overweight Beginners: Some Precautions

Running should be a source of pleasure not a form of torture!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
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
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
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
Running and Weight Loss: How I Dropped 30kgs

I've lost 30kgs, from 100 to 70. I consider this my greatest achievement. I am free from pain in my knees and joints. For 5 days every week, I've run 5kms per day and 10kms on the 6th day.

Balasubramanian Sambasivam
June 7, 2020
3
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)

Deepak Babu
November 1, 2019
1
Min Read
#Resolution2020 - 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Running: What Fruit Should I Eat

You've undoubtedly heard it again and again: fruit is good for your health. And with summer on its way, it's all the more tempting to eat it.

Decathlon
February 12, 2020
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
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
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
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
Tips for Regular Badminton Racket Maintenance

Keeping the racket clean and stringing it frequently are just a few things that will assist but you should do a few other stuff to maintain your racket in top shape.

Aishee Bhowmick
July 8, 2020
4
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
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
3 Easy Ways to Tie Your Shoelace

It's important to tie your shoelaces properly before practicing your sport to avoid any kind of mishaps or hassles during the game.

Manikandan.R
June 22, 2020
1
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
TOP 5 Decathlon Walking Shoes for Women – 2020

Walking is one of the simplest and easiest forms of exercise for people of all ages. We all have a responsibility to ensure that we optimize our health and comfort levels while we get around.

Manikandan.R
June 22, 2020
4
Min Read
How to Choose Your Running Spikes (Beginner's Guide)

Discover our advice to help you choose the right length of spikes for your athletics shoes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
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 Your Nordic Walking Poles?

Check out what are the important criteria for choosing the right pair of Nordic walking poles!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
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 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
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 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 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 Bike Saddle?

Take a look at our tips for helping you choose your bike saddle

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
1
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
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 the Right Bike Lights?

Bike lights are vital for keeping cyclists safe. With LEDs & improved battery life, these accessories have come a long way. All that remains is to pick the right one.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How To Choose the Right Bike Helmet?

A bike helmet is an invaluable tool that is worn to maintain safety while riding. Click here to read more on how to choose the best bike helmet based on usage and head size.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Choose The Best Running Socks (Buyer's Guide)

There are several types of running socks. To choose between road running socks, trail running socks, low socks or even compression sleeves can be complicated. Check out our advice to help you choose.

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

Road Bikes are designed for both cyclists and demanding competitors providing an enjoyable ride. Check out our tips to help choose the best road bike for you.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
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 the Best Hybrid Bike for you?

Hybrid bikes are good on earthy tracks and tarmac thereby offering benefits for both, sports or recreation. Check out our tips to help choose the best hybrid bike for you.

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
Cycling Routes In Different Cities of India

The best way to know your city is to cycle its streets. You don't always need to travel far to discover a new trail to ride through. Within the cities of India, you'll be surprised to know how many undiscovered trails you may find.

Deepak Babu
June 25, 2020
3
Min Read
Ride with Dad: A Nice Family Mountain Bike Getaway

What could be better than a family mountain bike getaway to disconnect from everyday life and recharge everyone's batteries? To prepare for this moment and make a successful outing, here are some tips and tricks…

Decathlon
June 17, 2020
2
Min Read
Running on a treadmill

Training on a treadmill is a good alternative when the weather is bad. But it can also be an option for other purposes like jogging, warming up etc.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
24 Best Practices of Commuting by Cycle and Tips to be a Pro at it

If you're planning to commute by cycle, the below tips will come handy. I've listed them down completely from personal experiences.

Deepak Babu
June 1, 2020
3
Min Read
What is Commuting by Cycle and what are its Benefits.

Getting from point a to point b on a bicycle as a means of transport is called commuting. We urge you to commute as much as possible by a cycle.

Deepak Babu
May 31, 2020
1
Min Read
Life after COVID for Cyclists in India

The impact of vehicular pollution on the air is pretty clear, almost as clear as the air right now which has taken a surprisingly positive turn for cyclists as more and more cities in India are promoting and encouraging cycling to be a means of transport post the lockdown.

Deepak Babu
May 20, 2020
1
Min Read
Precautions: How to Avoid Air Pollution on Your Next Run

The pollution warnings regularly issued by the governmental health authorities are increasingly frequent. It must be said that there are a number of risks associated with breathing in a polluted environment.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Overweight Beginners: Some Precautions

Running should be a source of pleasure not a form of torture!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How your weight affects your running performance

Although the frequency and variety of your training sessions are key to your running progress, other factors like body weight impact a lot on how you run.

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
Learn About MTB

Lean how to ride an MTB bike correctly and safely through free video tutorials from Sikana

Sikana
November 4, 2019
19
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
6 Main Injuries Likely Caused By Cycling And It's Cures

Cycling, being one of the best stress relief sport is not actually expected to hurt you while you're riding a bike.

Akash Us
April 15, 2020
4
Min Read
How do I recover after a triathlon?

Do you know the different ways of recovering after a triathlon and after your training sessions? And, above all, do you know how important it is to make recovery a habit after every effort?

Decathlon
October 21, 2019
6
Min Read
How can I go Running in the Rain and Enjoy it?

One thing's for sure: if you train regularly, you won't be lucky enough to always enjoy blue skies and sunshine. Running in the rain is unavoidable but it can actually be enjoyable. Let us tell you how.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Here's your Training Schedule for the 10k

Preparing for a 10K run involves a lot of questions, doubts and anxieties such as stamina or right training schedule. To know more, see our expert guides.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
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
Getting Ready for Your MTB ride

To avoid minor breakdowns and make the most of your bike outing with family or friends, it’s important to do a few checks before you set out.

Decathlon
May 20, 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
Five things every bike commuter should know

Cycling is a great way to get to work. But there are pitfalls to commuting by bike. Here are the 5 things you should know when commuting on two wheels.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
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