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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...

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...

Immunity Declared – Part 2

The jury is still out to find clear evidence on some claimed immune-boosting supplements. There are commonly used immune-boosting supplements that lacks evidence of it...

Trail Safety – The Basics

Being an avid trail runner, you tend to find yourself in relatively remote places and mostly on your own at that. In part one of...

“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...

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...

Tips, Technique & Safety

Running With Blisters

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

Barefoot Running, Uncommon Sense?

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

Trail Safety – The Basics

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

UTCT “local” tips for race day

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

Trail Safety – CPR Basics

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

Health & Wellness

Shins and Compartment Syndrome – Part 1

Great confusion exists about the difference between shin splints and compartment syndrome amongst runners. Shin splints...

The Dreaded Slump…

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

Don’t Ignore Those Niggles!

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

Natural Energy Foods – Eggs

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

Super Simple Ways to Prevent Running Injuries

Whether you are a novice runner or one with years of experience, you must make...