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Don't Run Alone

Running in a group has its advantages. Although, it's not considered as a team sport but you have to admit, running in a group lets you stay motivated and fit.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
What Is Overtraining?

Whether you are a novice or the most experienced runner, it is very easy to go beyond your own limits and quickly end up overtraining.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Road Cycling for Beginners

Lean how to ride on the road correctly and safely through free video tutorials from Sikana.

Sikana
November 4, 2019
1
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
4 Tips For Riding A Bike In The Rain

Discover our solutions to protect you from the inconvenience of bad weather.

Decathlon
November 4, 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
Why Do Men Run Faster Than Women

Do you wonder why women don't run as fast as men? Get to know the heart capacity, morphology, hormones, etc. And their impact on sporting performance.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

May 20, 2019
9
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.

May 20, 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.

May 20, 2019
9
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
#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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 Cycling Bottle?

Being well hydrated is a must when cycling. But what kind of bottle should you choose? This article will help you make the right choice.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
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
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 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 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 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. To choose the best bike mudguard for your bike, Visit Now.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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
When Should You Stretch During Football?

Stretching is an essential part of football and a widely debated topic. As a result, many popular misconceptions have arisen, which we'll now try to clear up by focusing on one question: WHEN should you stretch?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Don't Run Alone

Running in a group has its advantages. Although, it's not considered as a team sport but you have to admit, running in a group lets you stay motivated and fit.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
What Is Overtraining?

Whether you are a novice or the most experienced runner, it is very easy to go beyond your own limits and quickly end up overtraining.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
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
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
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
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
Road Cycling for Beginners

Lean how to ride on the road correctly and safely through free video tutorials from Sikana.

Sikana
November 4, 2019
1
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
4 Tips For Riding A Bike In The Rain

Discover our solutions to protect you from the inconvenience of bad weather.

Decathlon
November 4, 2019
4
Min Read
Why Do Men Run Faster Than Women

Do you wonder why women don't run as fast as men? Get to know the heart capacity, morphology, hormones, etc. And their impact on sporting performance.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
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
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
Folding Cycles - The Swiss Army Knife of Urban Mobility

If you were looking at a swiss army knife of urban mobility, the folding cycle should definitely be your go-to vehicle

Mathew James
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
Top 6 Health Benefits Of Cycling

The innumerable health benefits of cycling makes it a simple and effective way to train your body as it is good for your heart, legs and accelerates weight loss. To know more, Visit Now.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Walk your way to a flat stomach

Walking is an exercise that keeps you fit and something you do regularly. So, if you're wondering how to get a flat stomach, here are our expert tips.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Beginner's Guide To Running At 40

Long live late vocations ! Discovering running at 40 years old often means radically overturning certain (bad) habits.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Benefits Of Running: 10 Convincing Reasons To Start Now

It's not always easy to debunk certain clichés!Out of ignorance - or simply because it suits them - people who don't run sometimes actual even demonize running.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
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