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Vapiano by Akira

Vapiano is an Italian restaurant in Melbourne and its in Flinders Lane. Here they are a big place and are near the corner of Queen and Flinders Lane. But you can also enter via Collins st. I have been there waaay too many times. And every time I am given a card which you useContinue reading “Vapiano by Akira”

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How to use Melbourne’s public transport system to get to your race effortlessly

By Akira Melbourne Marathon is one of the biggest sporting events where many people from all over the world get together and race. If you are getting to the marathon from the suburbs it is vital to know how to get there on time. Melbourne has the trains, trams and buses but on Sunday morningsContinue reading “How to use Melbourne’s public transport system to get to your race effortlessly”

St Kilda Esplanade market by Akira

This market is one of the best markets in St Kilda. Here they have food, clothes and artworks. on a very peaceful and lovely Sunday you can find punters and tourists alike wandering down the market to find that perfect gift for someone. You can also find dogs as well.   Here they have theContinue reading “St Kilda Esplanade market by Akira”

STREAT cafe by AKIRA

STREAT cafe is a a social enterprize which helps the homeless. I have been there a few times but not for a while. Since I am assisting the homeless I thought that this would be a great idea to write about the place. Kinfolk is another. They are in Melbourne Central shopping centre in theContinue reading “STREAT cafe by AKIRA”

Week nine of the Melbourne Marathon by Akira

This week we have been learning lots on YouTube about running pace and foot strike without injuring ourselves. Too often runners do the wrong foot strike and here we have found some interesting video on it. Most people either land on their toes or heels injuring their foot. This week we also went back toContinue reading “Week nine of the Melbourne Marathon by Akira”

Week eight of the Melbourne Marathon by Akira

This week we have done 12-13 kms of 21kms and am finding it hard now. This week my friend Katherine found it really hard to get her period. In kms 9-12 she found it really hard to maintain good fat levels hence the maybe skipped period (acutally it came on Sunday- the 37th day)  On myfitnessContinue reading “Week eight of the Melbourne Marathon by Akira”

GU Energy gels, hydration and lollies

Guys it is super important in a race to have enough energy, hydration and sodium in our bodies to be able to race well. Now Sole Motive a store in the city has everything that I could ever want and it was there that I bought my first gels. The gels are $3-$4 depending onContinue reading “GU Energy gels, hydration and lollies”

10 things I liked about this year’s Good Food and Wine Show by Akira

Here are some of the great things that I loved about this years show. It was held in the same place in the first weekend of June This year the show focuses on being healthier- Here many of the stallholders had some healthy products for everyone to try. The Nudie stall- this stall focused on waterContinue reading “10 things I liked about this year’s Good Food and Wine Show by Akira”

Week seven of Melbourne Marathon by Akira

This week we did a lot of reading about how to run hills and it said that you have to run them at a slower pace. Checked out the course map and it said no Anderson st but Birdwood st will be featured which is a hilly part.   Watched the London marathon and althoughContinue reading “Week seven of Melbourne Marathon by Akira”

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