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My Lockdown Exercise Routine
My Lockdown Exercise Routine

On the first Sunday of Lockdown, some 4 Sundays ago, I put on shorts and…

Trail Running Exercises
Exercises to help you get stronger during Lockdown

With running being prohibited during lockdown and most of us not having access to fully…

At Home Exercise Band Workout
An at Home Resistance Bands Workout

Resistance bands are elastic bands used to create resistance during exercise or as an aid…

Energy, Balance and Calm can be yours with 15 Minutes of Yoga Workouts
Energy, Balance and Calm can be yours with 15 Minutes of Yoga Workouts

Recently I was banished* from sweat inducing exercise and needed to find an alternative. It…

Listen, Learn, Do: An Activated Stretch Routine Changed My Running
Listen, Learn, Do: An Activated Stretch Routine Changed My Running

We listen to podcasts daily. They range from listens purely for entertainment to listens with…

Let Us Explain: How to Use A Foam Roller
Let Us Explain: How to Use A Foam Roller

A foam roller was one of the first accessories I bought when I started running.…

When and How to Supplement Safely
A supplement is defined as “a thing added to something else in order to complete…
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…