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Ankle Instability

Being injured is one of the greatest frustrations for any runner and so often we try to push through it, which almost always makes...

Knee Pain

If you think running uphill will cause knee pain, you’ve got it wrong! Downhill running produces stress 5 – 8 times your bodyweight and...

The Value of Sports Massage

Buying the correct running shoes, following a training program diligently and adhering to nutritional advice are just a few things we as runners see...

Alcohol and Running

Enjoying a cold beer after a tough trail or a time trial is common practice amongst runners, but what is the impact on the...

5 Mental Health Benefits of Trail Running

You may be adept at running at the local track or in your neighborhood. However, there's a whole other world to discover...

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...

Tips, Technique & Safety

Running With Blisters

Blisters are a common problem amongst runners and can often be very disabling. Blisters are caused...

UTCT “local” tips for race day

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

Knowing When to Quit

How hard should we push, how hard is too hard? This is quite a difficult...

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...

Trail Safety – The Basics

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

Health & Wellness

Recovery Nutrition

Recovery after a run is important to help enhance adaptations to training and help to...

Prevent Cramping

An early morning run sometimes is the only opportunity we get to hit the trails....

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Performance

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

The Good Old Sarmie

The good old sandwich makes for a great pre-run meal and a great recovery snack. ...

Lumbar Disc Pathology

As a physiotherapist I treat many patients with back and neck pain every day. I...