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Shin Rehab

Any runner who ever tried to increase mileage too soon will be familiar with the feeling of aching shins. “Shin splints” is only the layman's...

Plyometric Training

Plyometric training is based on agility drills and jumps. The aim of this conditioning is to improve explosive power as well as reaction time, whilst decreasing the occurrence of...

Rules Of Engagement

Unbeknownst to most athletes, there is a strict Code of Conduct to adhere to when it comes to interacting with your common or garden...

A Strange Sense of Void

Have you ever experienced post-race depression? Training for months on end, weekends filled with plenty of km's, blood, sweat and tears. Immense dedication, anxiety, the build up,...

UTCT – Race week next week – what’s on and where...

Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which is now part of the Ultra Trail World Tour, takes place on Saturday 1 December, and...

Don’t Ignore Those Niggles!

At some point in every runner's career there comes a time when you are limited by pain. Whether it be a small niggle or...
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Tips, Technique & Safety

Trail Safety – CPR Basics

Trail running serves as one of the best ways to escape the rush of city...

Multi-Day Trail Running Kit List

Running your first multi-day trail running event is daunting on its own, let alone remembering...

Run downhill Really FAST

Cradle Mayhem 2012, the stage runners started about an hour before the day runners on...

Barefoot Running, Uncommon Sense?

80% of all runners are injured. This lead Professor Dan Lieberman to do a 4...

Its An Uphill Battle!

Repeat after me, the mountain is your friend. Treat your friend with respect and the...

Health & Wellness

The Value of Sports Massage

Buying the correct running shoes, following a training program diligently and adhering to nutritional advice...

The Dreaded Slump…

Any runner that has been in a slump knows what an effort it is to...

Pre-Race Fueling

While a lot of other factors are greatly considered for trail runs, nutrition is often...

Natural Energy Foods – Potatoes

Baked, mashed or boiled... large potatoes or baby potatoes... this versatile starchy vegetable provides more...

Natural Energy Foods – Eggs

Eggs used to be shunned as the cholesterol culprit, but nutrition experts now acknowledge that...