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Trail Running Etiquette

Trail running has boomed over the past couple of years and with this more and more people are running trails and competing in events....

Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency is a common problem for athletes, particularly females. Iron deficiency can impair performance due to a decreased delivery of oxygen to the...

Groin Pain

Determining the origin of hip and groin pain can be a very complex matter, however this can often be traced back to weak core...

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...

Pilates Training For Runners

Pilates is a form of exercise focused on restoring balance in the body and after looking at the previous article on the Value of...

Value of Diagnostic Tests to Speed Recovery

Although diagnostic tests are very commonly used in sports injuries, runners totally underutilise it. The value of early diagnosis and treatment is the determining...

Tips, Technique & Safety

The Art Of Mud Slinging

Living in the highveld, most of our trails are a muddy mess in summer. Slippery...

Tumble In Style

You are a trail runner right? Bad news is that you’re going to take a...

Rules Of Engagement

Unbeknownst to most athletes, there is a strict Code of Conduct to adhere to when...

The Importance Of Base Training

Through my years of running I have learnt that runners live by the phrase, “Once a...

Running With Blisters

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

Health & Wellness

You. Must. Stretch.

Stretching - as runners we know we have to but we rarely do! Although running...

Plyometric Training

Plyometric training is based on agility drills and jumps. The aim of this conditioning is to improve...

Gastrointestinal Discomfort

We spend a lot of time training our bodies in preparation for race day but...

Pilates Training For Runners

Pilates is a form of exercise focused on restoring balance in the body and after...

Fitness vs Fat Loss

Is it better to eat before you run, or should you be in a fasting...