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Core Activation

Core training is a term widely used, but poorly understood. Our core consists of a group of muscles building a bridge between the upper...

Trail Safety – CPR Basics

Trail running serves as one of the best ways to escape the rush of city life and forget about our everyday responsibilities. Most trails...

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

The Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa dish is the perfect low GI meal that helps you manage weight and stabilises your energy levels. Nutritional Values (per serving): 490...

The Art Of Mud Slinging

Living in the highveld, most of our trails are a muddy mess in summer. Slippery downhill sections are not for the faint hearted. Here...

Prevent Cramping

An early morning run sometimes is the only opportunity we get to hit the trails. Unfortunately, falling out of bed directly onto the trail...

Natural Energy Foods – Bananas

Bananas come naturally packaged with fibre, nutrients, antioxidants and loads of energy. They contain vitamins and minerals and are especially high in vitamin B6 that...
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Tips, Technique & Safety

UTCT “local” tips for race day

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

Trail Safety – First Aid Kit

Taking a tumble is one of the most common occurrences in trail running, but there...

Trail Running Essentials on long runs

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

UTCT – Race week next week – what’s on and where to support

Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which is now part of the Ultra Trail...

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Performance

As runners we often overlook simple things such as breathing and posture, which can be...

Health & Wellness

Don’t Ignore Those Niggles!

At some point in every runner's career there comes a time when you are limited...

Natural Energy Foods – Ostrich Meat

Ostrich meat is lean, tasty and a free range red meat that contains many health...

The Benefits of Trail Running to Speed and Endurance

Trail running seems to have exploded in popularity over the past few years. More and...

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Performance

As runners we often overlook simple things such as breathing and posture, which can be...

Value of Diagnostic Tests to Speed Recovery

Although diagnostic tests are very commonly used in sports injuries, runners totally underutilise it. The...