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#LetYourLlamaLoose

By now if you havent heard the name Llama Bar... well then you have missed out on some serious energy nougat deliciousness! I first...

The Importance Of Base Training

Through my years of running I have learnt that runners live by the phrase, “Once a runner, always a runner”. Although this is an admirable motto...

“Honey, does this make my butt look fat?”

Does this sound familiar? It is funny how we all want a good looking buttock, but rarely do we realise its crucial role in...

Cramps and Stitches

The exact cause of both cramps and stitches are still explored however there are hypotheses on the causes and how to avoid them. Cramps Exercise associated...

How NOT to eat dirt on your first trail run..

Let's just get a view things straight..sooner of later you're going to fall on a trail run.. the moment you think you're good and...

The Good Old Sarmie

The good old sandwich makes for a great pre-run meal and a great recovery snack.  When well put together, it contains all the nutrients...

Tips, Technique & Safety

Trail Safety – The Basics

Being an avid trail runner, you tend to find yourself in relatively remote places and...

Barefoot Running, Uncommon Sense?

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

How NOT to eat dirt on your first trail run..

Let's just get a view things straight..sooner of later you're going to fall on a...

Trail Running Essentials on long runs

So you've been trail running for a while, building up valuable calve strength and endurance...

UTCT “local” tips for race day

Ultra-trail Cape Town has already established itself as a bucket list race for ultra trail...

Health & Wellness

Hot vs Cold

Ice and heat therapy can be of great benefit if used correctly... many athletes however,...

Cramps and Stitches

The exact cause of both cramps and stitches are still explored however there are hypotheses...

Value of Pilates Training

We were born to run...When children play almost every game involves some form of running....

Carbo-Loading The Right Way

Carbo-loading is not the same as “eat-as-much-as-you-can”. It is important to select high carbohydrate, low...

The Metabolic Diet

With the large amounts of popular “diets” available, the metabolic diet is currently in the...