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Sometimes you Should Miss a Monday and other Rest and Recovery Advice from a Personal Trainer

“Never miss a Monday” and “No pain No Gain” are slogans often used in the…

Let us Explain: PeptoSport® and the role of protein and carbohydrates in performance and recovery

When it comes to protein in the context of exercise or sport, it has the…

From One Novice to Another Beginner Swimming Tips
From One Novice to Another: Beginner Swimming Tips

I’ve been swimming since I can remember. According to the Talmud, a Jewish book of…

Doing SkyRun? Here’s how the Pros Prepare
Doing SkyRun? Here’s how the Pros Prepare

This weekend in a small town in Eastern Cape called Lady Grey, scores of runners,…

What your fascia is and how to keep it healthy

It’s called your body’s second skin, the structural tissue that holds your muscles, bones, organs…

6 Reasons To Love Ultra Marathons
6 Reasons To Love Ultra Marathons

I recently completed my first Two Oceans ultra marathon. While the concept of running 56…

4 Comrades Marathon Runners on their favourite Part of the Ultimate Human Race

I remember when Feige and I announced to our family that we were planning on…

Learning the Hard way that Recovery Matters
Learning the Hard Way That Recovery Matters

Can you believe that we are already half way through January 2018? I can’t! This…

How endurance athletes push past the wall
How endurance athletes push past the wall

We call it hitting the wall. That point in a race where it literally feels…

Running Tips from Everyday Runners
Running Tips from Everyday Runners

Start running and you’ll realise that running tips are a dime a dozen and runners…

Physical Exercise with a Baby
Physical Exercise with a Baby

Really want to make physical exercise part of your daily routine, but have an infant…

6 Personal Trainers share their Best Exercise Move
6 Personal Trainers share their Best Exercise Move

When it comes to exercise, a full workout that includes a warm-up, cool-down and proper…

6 Mountain Biking Beginner Tips for Fedhealth MTB Challenge
6 Mountain Biking Beginner Tips for the Fedhealth MTB Challenge

This September sees the return of the third Fedhealth MTB Challenge, to be held for…

Why the Nike+ Training Club is the best budget app
Why the Nike+ Training Club is the best budget app

When I was writing what to know before downloading fitness apps I downloaded 30+ apps…

What you should know before downloading fitness apps
What you should know before downloading fitness apps

One of the biggest fitness trends of 2017 is fitness apps aka. pocket-sized trainers. No…

Recreational Activities That Define Us
Recreational Activities That Define Us

If you could do only one type of recreational activity what would it be? What’s…

Our Post Comrades Recovery Game Plan
Our Post Comrades Recovery Game Plan

Comrades is 3 weeks away, which means by now your race and fuelling strategy has…

How Caroline Wostmann and Chris Cherry Recover after training

While most of South Africa know of Caroline Wostmann, decidedly fewer know about her brother…

6 Recovery Methods Rated from Least to Most Expensive
6 Recovery Methods Rated from Least to Most Expensive

Being Rest and Recovery month, we thought we’d go through 6 recovery methods we’ve tried…

Ryan Sande’s Tips for the Wings for Life World Run
Ryan Sandes’ Tips for the Wings for Life World Run

The Wings for Life World Run is global charity event to raise funds for spinal…