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Women’s Five Run April 2020

Women's Five Run is open for registration! Run in Hong Kong with our 5km and 10km race for women only! Race & Event Information: Race Distance: 5km + 10km Date: 4th April 2020 Location: Aberdeen Country Park Start time: 10km – 9:00am. 5km – 9:15am...

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5 Week fitness programme is open!

Join us before the run! 5 Week Fitness Programme Information: Running, Yoga, HIIT, meditation in Hong Kong!  A comprehensive program to help build or maintain your fitness before the race! – During the 5 weeks we will be doing: Running, Yoga, HIIT, Meditation and...

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Yoga mantras and words you should know

Yogi words you should know. for Yogies. Don’t be left behind anymore when your instructor starts saying things; leaving you looking around for guidance…here are some common phrases and words used in Yoga. 

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How to do a burpee

How to do a Burpee     Don’t be fooled, burpees aren’t just for elite cross fitters or the military they are meant for everyone. Yay! Why should I do burpees? Aside from being super super fun *cough* they are actually a full strength training exercise that...

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The Benefits of HIIT

What Is HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training)? HIIT involves short bursts of intense exercise alternated with low-intensity recovery periods. Interestingly, it has been described as one of the most time-efficient ways to exercise. Typically, a HIIT workout will...

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3 Hikes for the new year

3 great hikes for the new year!       So many places to explore in Hong Kong...Enjoy these 3 great hikes thanks to our good friends at www.hkrunning.com     1) Ring of Fire - 6.7km Get information about the route here     She's Just Playin -...

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10 Questions you need to answer for 2020 – Happy New Year!

A chance to review your year and set some goals for 2020! It's always good to take time and review and recalibrate your life and goals – the new year seems to be a great chance to do this so we wanted to give you some things to think about. Hope it helps! -W5 Team...

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Open for registration!

Great news! Our next event is open for registration! November 30th 5K and 10K run. If you are looking for more please join our 5 week fitness programme before hand to get the most out of it! We have updated our fitness programme into 2, lifestyle and running....

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Our 3 favourite runs in HK right now

Hong Kong - what a place to be a runner/ hiker! so many places to go, so much to see. Thanks to our event partner HK Running who have categorised over 600km of different routes to enjoy. These are 3 of our favourite: Stairway to heaven (The Twins)  The Twins feature...

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3 smoothies you need to try this week!

Who doesn't love a good smoothie!? Here are 3 great recipes to try this week! 1) Detox Green Smoothie with Chia Seeds      Ingredients Vegan, Gluten free, Paleo ∙ Serves 1 Produce 1 Banana 1 cup Pineapple chunks, frozen 1 cup Spinach, leaves Refrigerated 1 cup Almond...

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We Won!

A big thanks to Sassy Hong Kong for holding the readers awards for which we were nominated for...and we won for a company making waves in the fitness and wellness industry! Thanks to all who voted....tribe love! Congratulations to all the other nominations. Through...

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What are Binaural Beats?

Upon hearing two tones of different frequencies – sent simultaneously to the left and right ears – the brain perceives a third tone based on the mathematical difference between the two frequencies.
The myriad of different tones possible are said to help us with things like anxiety, sleep, focus, memory, pain and many more

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For the love of Chia

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from the plant Salvia hispanica, which is related to mint. Chia seeds were an important food for the Aztecs and Mayans back in the day. They prized them for their ability to provide sustainable energy. In fact, “chia” is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.”

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Tips on running posture

There are so many different ideas to run properly!

here are a few basics to get you started

Eyes. Look ahead and keep your eyes and head up looking down means you will

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Tips to start trail running

Take it easy the first few times. Your first time hiking around trails might be slow as you adjust to the terrain, as there are roots, rocks, slopes, trees, and more in your way. It my not feel natural don’t worry every time will get easier as you learn to read the path.

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April 2019 event is open!

Get excited! We have opened registration for our april 2019 events. What's new? our 5 week program is continuing to evolve, now with 2 meditation classes during the meditation week, anddddd we have added a 10K! We expect it to fill up quick so get signed up now Early...

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Women’s Adventure Film Tour – 2019!

This film festival is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things. Join us for a series of inspiring short films with a focus on adventure, the environment and heart-warming stories.

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Hike and Goal Setting Workshop – Jan 5th

Life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. Take the start of the new year as an opportunity to reflect on 2018 while setting yourself up for a strong and purposeful 2019. Goal setting is a great way to fill your life with the things that inspire you and bring happiness. 

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Online Store is open!

The Hong Kong based Women’s Five event company which organises fitness programs and running events for women has recently launched their own apparel wear for women and girls, starting off with leggings. Their launch collection includes items for ‘Active’, ‘Yoga’ and ‘Casual’ wear. They opened their online store www.womensfive.store in late December 2018

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How important is confidence and how can I help to build mine?

I’m going to make a bold statement and say, confidence is everything. It is important to know first and foremost what confidence is. Psychotherapist Nathan Blumenthal, founder of the self-esteem movement in psychology stated  “the reputation you have with yourself – your self-esteem – is the single most important factor for a fulfilling life”

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RunNation Film Festival coming to HK!

RunNation Film Festival 2018 – Coming to Hong Kong! The RunNation Film Festival brought to you by Women’s Five and HK Running is now coming to Hong Kong! – DEC 9th. 6-8pm Dedicated to showing inspirational running films from around the world. We don’t focus just on...

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October event is open for registration!

Let the good times roll! We have now opened registration for our next event. New run course New and improved 5 week program 5 week fitness program starts September 3rd 5K run on October 7th. register here! http://womensfive.com/october-2018/

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Why is Mindfulness Important + exercise to try

Why is Mindfulness important. Before we start - what exactly is mindfulness? The simplest definition we know is “clear awareness”. It is the ability to be present, and knowing what is happening in your experience in each moment. This attention can be applied to your...

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Why is Meditation Important?

Why is meditation important? Meditation is a way to transform and develop the mind. Practicing meditation encourages and develops concentration, clarity and emotional regulation. By taking part in a particular practice of your choice, you learn more about the patterns...

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How to get the best race photo

Everyone wants one…some only sign up for that perfect shot. But they usually end up looking like something you do not want to share….so what’s the secret?

Here are some tips to help you get that great running photo.

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It’s March! Checking in on your goals

It’s March already! If you're not the only one who thinks time is flying by…and are having trouble keeping up, here are a few questions to make sure your year is in check! Start by picking 2 major goals you would like to achieve this year. 1 for Mid way through and 1...

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W5 – April 2018 – Registration is open!

Exciting days! Registration for the Women's Five April 2018 is open. The best Women's 5km in Hong Kong! Race Distance: 5km Date: 28th April 2018 Location: Aberdeen Country Park Start time: approx 8:30am Categories: Individual or Team of 2 Course map – See here 5 Week...

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Women’s Adventure Film Tour hits Hong Kong!

  The Women's Five Team are all about putting on memorable and inspiring events and are very proud to bring to Hong Kong the internationally recognised Women's Adventure Film Tour. The Film Tour includes a series of hand picked short stories focused on...

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What Women Need to Know in 2018

We have interviewed 17 very accomplished women from around the world to get insights into achieving goals, daily routines, life advice and more. Thanks to all of them for their time and energy in sharing a part of their life, experience and thoughts on what women need to know in 2018.

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2018 – are you ready?!

Some review and goal setting questions for your next year.
As cliche as it might be, it’s important to take time and review and recalibrate your life and goals – the new year seems to be a great chance to do this so we wanted to give you some things to think about. Hope it helps!

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New Year Hike – Join Us!

Looking forward to the new year? – Join us for a hike!

We wanted to reach out and have a fun get-together to celebrate the new year. We will be going for a hike and everyone is invited!

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Christmas Time! – Book Giveaway 🙂

At the Women's Five we are always searching for ways to make our lives and others the best we can. We are SO excited to hold this xmas book giveaway on our Facebook Page! - Enter Now! The draw will be on the 20th DEC 2pm We have chose 3 incredible books - You can read...

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Well done! November runners

Just a short congratulations to all who took part in the November run and 5 weeks. YOU ROCK! You can find the results here and all event photos on our facebook page here See you next April!  - W5 Team

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Mindful Running – Mind Body Matters

“To me, the relationship between meditation and running is natural, for one is a training of the mind and one is a training of the body.” ― Sakyong Mipham, Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind   Running is often likened to...

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Sharing an article: FEW community

Our friends over at Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide have recently written this article - about why athletes make great leaders! We wanted to share it with the W5 Tribe. http://few.community/stories/winning-big-why-athletes-make-great-leaders article and image all...

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Date night ideas? – go for a run!

Best Places to Run for a great Date Thanks to HK Running for putting this together! We wanted to write this post for all you single fitness folks out there looking to make a good first impression on a first or second date. Why not mix it up and go running! Below we...

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10 Tips for your best 5km

Congratulations! you’ve signed up for a 5km! Whether this is your first or 100th, here are some top tips for you to keep in mind. Good Luck! 1) If you are a distance or time fanatic and can’t stop looking at your watch, then your new rule is to look at your watch...

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