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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Focus on Aqua Running

With the emergence of a multitude of water sports, Aqua Running is the most popular one. It’s attracting a lot of interest, especially from women. Read to know more.

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
Running on an Empty Stomach

As its name indicates, training without having eaten beforehand relies on one premise: exercising without having eaten breakfast.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
5 Tips to Organize Your First Year of Running

Running regularly must be organised methodically. If you're just starting out, it's advisable to start with a proper plan. Here's a plan to help organize yourself.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
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