Tuvizo — December 2014

New Year’s Eve And New Year’s Day Runs

Dec 30 2014 0 Comments December 2014

For those of you who would like to see to it that you’re doing what you love best in the New Year, there are a few runs out there that start at midnight, but most runs, especially in the northern hemisphere are held during the day on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. CANADA Toronto has a fun 5 km race which starts on the stroke of midnight. All participants receive champagne, beer, food and a $145 voucher for their choice of fitness class for 2015. If you don’t want to run, you can just buy a party ticket...

Yoga For Runners

Dec 27 2014 0 Comments December 2014

Historical evidence suggests that yoga may have been with us since 6000 BCE but the first time we see written evidence of its existence is in Hindu texts from 2000 BCE. The practice of yoga strives towards finding a higher self but runners can benefit greatly from just taking two small segments of yoga and using them to improve their running, namely postures (Asana) and breathing techniques (Pranayama) which will help endurance, balance, flexibility and strength. Sage Rountree, the author of The Runner’s Guide to Yoga, says, “Yoga helps runners balance their bodies right to left, top to bottom and...

Cyclist, Charlie Walker, Is Home For Christmas

Dec 23 2014 0 Comments December 2014

Charlie Walker was hiking in the Himalaya in 2008, when he dreamt of cycling from the Dead Sea to Mount Everest. This idea mushroomed into a four year trip which meant the equivalent of cycling twice around the world. Charlie Walker left home in the UK on 1st July 2010 and returned home over four years later on 23rd November 2014. His ethos was to be open to all adventures and if he spotted a mountain he wanted to climb, he would do so. During his 1,606 days away, Charlie covered 43,630 miles. THE EQUIPMENT Charlie was on a strict...

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