HUGE! That's the word to describe it! With the floor area of 15,000 sq ft, the Uniqlo store in DA Square is the first Uniqlo roadside store in Malaysia, a very popular store format in Japan and Asia. Malaysia is the fifth country outside Japan and the third in Southeast Asia to open a roadside type store, and follows successful launches in South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippines.
Friday, December 18, 2020
Monday, December 14, 2020
Since September this year, I have been on a running streak, 3km minimum, every day. And on the weekend, I usually increase my mileage, up to 21km. So, I use a lot of running clothes. Heheh!
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Feeling burned out from the daily life in this new normal? Sometimes our schedule gets so hectic that taking a break seems to be a luxury. However, it’s important to go easy on yourself and take care of your physical and mental health.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
First of all, we would like to congratulate our friend, Soh Wai Ching, who is also Malaysia’s very own champion towerrunner (World No. 2 and Asia No. 1 towerrunner) for successfully attained a new Guinness World Records (GWR) by clinching the title of “Greatest Vertical Height Stair Climbing in One Hour (Male)”, beating previous record holder Mr David Robles Tapia from Spain.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Video calls and virtual meetings, once commonly found only in boardrooms and lecture halls have become the staple in almost every household. This year, video calls became the mainstay for adults and students working and studying from home, and to also stay socially-connected with loved ones far and near. They are (virtually) doing everything together. Even marathons and fun runs have gone virtual!
Sunday, October 25, 2020
AmLife Ropes In International Experts & Introduces Frequency Therapy Sleep Device On World Mental Health Day
Kuala Lumpur, 20 October 2020 – In conjunction with World Mental Health Day (WMHD), sleep health specialist AmLife International Sdn. Bhd rolled out its WMHD showcase themed “Sleep Well For Mental Health” covering six key countries – Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The showcase comes in the forms of workshops- both online and offline - to educate the mass public on current mental health conditions in the region.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
|Photo Credit Muqtadir Halim|
Congratulations to veteran endurance runner, Steven Ong, 43 who completed the “TRANS BORNEO 1600” solo charity run having crossed Malaysia’s two largest states and the sovereign state of Brunei last month.
Monday, October 05, 2020
Tronserve Launches Locally-developed Platforms for DIY (Do It Yourself) Website and Virtual Meeting Application
Tronserve (M) Sdn Bhd DIY (Do It Yourself) concept website and virtual meeting application called LINK to assist Malaysians businesses to embrace the Digitalization and Industrial Revolution 4.0.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
REALME 7 Series Has Officially Landed in Malaysia, giving users a Dare to Leap lifestyle and experience
PETALING JAYA, 24th September 2020 - realme Malaysia today has launched two of its latest smartphones in their Number Series, realme 7 Pro and realme 7. realme’s Number Series is well-known for its charging technology, camera features as well as trendy design. Malaysians can now capture sharper and charge faster with the functions equipped in the new realme 7 Series.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
As a runner, it is important to know your foot type to hunt for the ideal running shoes to boost your training. When it comes to foot type biomechanics, runners are divided into three broad categories: the neutral-footed, the flat-footed (the overpronator runner), and the high-arched (the supinator runner). Of course, you can use the quick and easy, wet test method to check your feet. But what if I tell you that you can have your feet checked in detail for FREE at Jenn Ortho, Mid Valley Megamall.
Monday, June 29, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, June 19, 2020 – While Hari Raya celebrations have been muted this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the recovery movement control order (RMCO), Malaysian kindness has made a difference to those struggling with basic necessities through the #AyamBersamaMu community pantry initiative in 13 communities.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Pertubuhan Kebajikan Kasih Nurul Hasanah Sets Up #AyamWithYou Food Pantry to Support Ukay Heights Community
Kuala Lumpur, May 27, 2020 - While times are tough due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysians are pulling together to support communities with kindness and trust, giving old methods such as communal food pantries an innovative spin.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, May 13 2020 – Guillem Segarra, CEO of Indonesian-headquartered online grocery platform HappyFresh will be running a half marathon (21km) from his home to raise donation for people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 9 May 2020 – Watsons Malaysia launched a digital film to commemorate with the Hari Raya celebration this year. Amidst the ongoing challenges and uncertainties, the Raya video starring a star-studded cast entitled ‘Jauh Di Mata, Tetap Beraya’ is a reminder to all Malaysians that the bond between loved ones is stronger than the restriction imposed during these trying times.
Friday, May 01, 2020
The closure of schools is expected to extend beyond the Movement Control Order (MCO). Ensure your kids' education is not neglected while staying at home with ITTV, a Ministry of Education approved E-Learning portal.
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Only a day apart from the announcement of the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon cancellation, the organisers of the Borneo Marathon has made the same call due to the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's the statement from the organisers, which is published on Borneo Marathon's Facebook page.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Here's the official statement from the organisers of #KLSCM2020 about the cancellation of this year's edition of the race.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Teva Looks Towards a Sustainable Future - As of 2020, 100% of Teva’s Iconic Straps are Made Using Recycled Plastic
TEVA, a division of Deckers Brands, today announced the launch of its sustainability initiative and “Strap In To Freedom” campaign. As of 2020, Teva uses recycled plastic in 100% of its iconic straps. This represents an important step in Teva’s commitment to build a more sustainable future and reduce its impact so future generations can be free to explore the wild world around them.
Friday, April 03, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 31 March 2020 – ASICS has announced 3 revolutionary new shoes to power and protect athletes – the METARACER™ advanced racing shoe for long distances, the METARISE™ volleyball shoe and the spikeless METASPRINT™ track shoe for elite sprinters.
Monday, March 30, 2020
“When you see marathon people training and you see the results, you don't know what's inside those results,” runner Eliud Kipchoge says. “Many things are going on behind the scenes. Don't miss the training in the morning and the evening, because the body is counting.”
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Sri Manjung, 14 March 2020 – National badminton coaches need to use customized training modules to produce more world-class athletes such as Datuk Lee Chong Wei.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
On March 26, 1987, Nike debuted its first sneaker showcasing the Swoosh’s now iconic Air technology through a side-visibility window — the Air Max 1. Thirty-three years later, and with the continual ingenuity of Nike Air by way of Air Manufacturing Innovation, the company still celebrates the revolutionary cushioning platform on the release date of its first shoe.
Friday, March 20, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 18 March 2020 – With the announcement of Restricted Movement Order by the government of Malaysia to curb the spreading of COVID-19 outbreak, Watsons Malaysia has temporarily closed its headquarters for 2 weeks where its employees will continue to work from home. This is in accordance to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and the Police Act 1967 order.
Monday, March 09, 2020
Imagine having unlimited servings of fresh seafood. sashimi. sushi and mane. You can now indulge in all things Japanese with Still Waters Japanese Buffets every Saturday during lunch.
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
Petaling Jaya, 29 February 2020 – In partnership with Malatra Events & the State Government of Perlis, ULTRON Malaysia is proud to be the Title Sponsor for the inaugural edition of Perlis Endurance Run 2020.
Beauty fans are in for a treat this 3rd of March 2020, as Watsons will be having its 3.3 Super Skincare Day, a massive 1-day only beauty sale at Watsons online. Everyone has their favourite skincare brand that they can’t live without.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Have you ever used the services of a Pacer in a distance running event? Was it because you wanted to finish at a certain time or because you needed the encouragement, motivation and advice that an experienced Pacer could provide?
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 12 February 2020 - New Balance has unveiled not one, but three collections of its refreshed classics from the past for the new generations in a party cum launch event at the Slate @ The Row today. The collections are the NB 850 footwear, The Heritage Packs and Inspire The Dream Pack.
|(L-R) Jeff Lau, Zaidatul Husniah, Mohammad Haiqal Hanafi, Peter Davis|
Kuala Lumpur, 7 February 2020 – Under Armour today launched its ultimate long-distance running shoe and the newest addition to the UA HOVR™ line-up, the UA HOVR™ Machina. The UA HOVR™ Machina, Under Armour's top-of-the-line high performance running footwear collection, features the softness of a distance shoe with the speed of a racing flat and real-time form coaching that helps make anyone a better runner.
|The Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% evolves the learnings of the Vaporfly franchise, adding Zoom Air Pods in the forefoot, more ZoomX Foam in the heel and a lighter Atomknit upper.|
The Nike 2020 Forum, held at The Shed in New York, highlighted the brand's latest performance and sustainable innovations — including apparel for Tokyo, 2020 football kits, all-new performance footwear and the sustainable Space Hippie footwear collection.
Kuala Lumpur, 12 February, 2020 - Today, adidas introduces the adidas adizero Pro – adidas’ most advanced and fastest ever distance running shoe. Representing 70 years of relentless innovation since adidas’ first ever running models, the new silhouette is a breakthrough product for the brand which builds on ten years of world records held by the legendary adizero franchise between 2008 and 2018. Engineered to meet the exacting needs of world-class marathoners and designed to allow all runners to break their personal best, the adizero Pro is the pinnacle of the franchise.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 29 January 2020 - Since its inception, adidas’ iconic Superstar shoe has stood for those who aren’t afraid to stand for something. Throughout its existence the instantly recognizable silhouette has graced the feet of teams at the forefront of culture worldwide. Having changed the game on the court 50 years ago, today the sneaker is made for game-changers off of it. Celebrating five decades of culture makers, boundary pushers, and limit breakers, adidas Originals launches Change Is a Team Sport.
Monday, January 27, 2020
One last drive. Three seconds left on the clock. The point two of 26.2. 5:00 a.m. after 5 straight days. Bumps, bruises, and breaks—mental and physical. In an athlete’s life, barriers are everywhere. From the daily grind, to the crippling pressure, to the trials and tribulations of life outside the gym, the pursuit of getting better is a constant challenge and test.
Friday, January 24, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 23 January 2020 - The 12th edition of premier distance running event, the Kuala Lumpur Standard Chartered Marathon (KLSCM), which takes place on 13 and 14 June 2020 at Dataran Merdeka has sold out public registrations for all available categories in a record seven (7) hours. This was despite Dirigo Events, the owner and organiser of KLSCM, introducing specific new criteria for its priority registrations that allowed for more race entries to be made available for the public registrations.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
No crowds. No start gun or pre-race nerves. No official starting line. Such is the flexibility and convenience offered by virtual races, the latest trend in the running community.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Petaling Jaya, 14 January 2020 – SSKlinic Ambassador, Dina Nadzir has so far lost six kilograms in four weeks after going through SSKlinic’s signature slimming treatment, SSSlim. Dina Nadzir has unveiled her slimmer figure in a media conference at the SSKlinic in Damansara 3, Petaling Jaya today.
#IRUNSOICANEAT: An Evening Delightful Dinner by Chef Emmanuel Stroobant with a Highlight on the Versatile California Raisins
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that adults consume 1½ to 2 cups of fruit per day. A portable, readily available fruit, such as California Raisins, is ideal to help fulfil this requirement. In fact, it only takes ½ cup of raisins to equal a whole fruit serving vs 1 full cup of fresh fruit.
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 20 January 2020 – Malaysia Women Marathon the only women marathon in South East Asia is set to welcome MCIS Insurance Berhad (MCIS Life) as their title sponsor and will adopt the name ‘MCIS Life Malaysia Women Marathon (MWM)’ for the next 3 years.
Saturday, January 18, 2020
PETALING JAYA, 14 January 2020 - realme Malaysia today launched its True Wireless Smart Assistant realme Buds Air together with a new addition to the realme 5 Series family, the realme 5i. These products are testimonial for the brand to continue leap forward in being the tech lifestyle brand that delivers leap forward performance products which enhances the life of Malaysian youths.
Friday, January 17, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 15 January 2020 – Through the continuous support of an expanding customer base, Sports Direct Malaysia, today opened its latest elevated superstore @ Bangsar Village 3, in the affluent Bangsar suburb of KL. This standalone store boasts a retail footprint of close to 18,000 sf, and marks the 30th store in Malaysia, since inception back in 2011.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, 14 January 2020 - Global sports brand PUMA is releasing a brand new women’s training shoe, called Zone XT, designed for high-intensity workouts, and endurance-based running and training. Adriana Lima, PUMA’s global womens training ambassador, is the face of the campaign, where she is featured showing some of her best training moves.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Thursday, January 09, 2020
What a revelation! When it comes to ultrarunning, Malaysian men and women are ranked the SLOWEST in the world, according to a study done by the statistically savvy people from RunRepeat.com.
Monday, January 06, 2020
These shoes are the latest arrival to the Reebok stores. The Reebok Liquifect. Not sure if the word Liquifect is derived from Liquid + Perfect or Liquid + Effect. Anyway, I had the chance to take them for a spin at the Oppo Reno Festive NightRun (5km) and the Terengganu Drawbridge Tower Run. They performed really well on both events, the first on the tarmac road and the latter on the 442 steps up the recently opened drawbridge tower in Terengganu.
Here's my review on the Reebok Liquifect Running Shoes, simplified in three reasons you might consider buying the shoes.
Sunday, January 05, 2020
|Winners from all the categories posing for a photo after the prize presentation of the Melawati Run 2020.|
I am back, albeit it was a last-minute decision. I only got to know that the organiser had an extra media bib available the night before the race. Better late than never. So, I decided to say yes to repeating the Steroid Hill and all at the Melawati Run 2020.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
Ecotourism Experiences in Malaysia were one of the top picks amongst Generation Z guests (aged 24 and below*) over the past year, marking a progressive shift in travel trends towards sustainable tourism and off-the-beaten-path Experiences.