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Give your body the perfect ‘wake-up’ call before training
Everyone knows we should warm up before intense physical activity but few of us do so properly, or at all. Even those who engage in some light cardio and a few stretches miss the mark in terms of an adequate warm-up, particularly when we want to perform at our... Read more
Squeeze your way to better recovery with compression gear
Compression garments have become commonplace at endurance events, especially long-distance running races, multi-day cycling stage races and triathlons. In terms of efficacy, the principle by which compression garments work is sound and has, in fact, been used by top athletes for many years. Flushing the system Physiologically speaking, the... Read more
[SEPT] Fedhealth MTB Challenge
Date: 11 & 12 September 2021 The 2021 Fedhealth MTB Challenge is an exhilarating two-day MTB Festival that takes place at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate in Stellenbosch over the weekend of 11 and 12 September (COVID-19 restrictions permitting). The event celebrates its 6th anniversary in 2021. The fun will start... Read more
Planet Fitness helps get riders ready for 947 Ride Joburg
If you’ve committed to tackling the challenge posed by the 947 Ride Joburg road race, but are feeling worried about your training and preparation for the big day, then Planet Fitness and Coopetto have got your back! Train Joburg is a 947 Ride Joburg initiative to get riders fit... Read more
4 reasons cyclists should focus on their hip flexors
Despite the important role they play in every pedal stroke, cyclists often neglect their hip flexors. And this lack of attention comes at a cost to your performance and, often, your general wellbeing. As the name suggests, the body contains a group of muscles that work together to produce... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg Kids
Date: 13 November 2021 Fledgeling cyclists have the opportunity to fly inside the safety of Steyn City on age- and ability-appropriate courses at the 947 Ride Joburg Kids event. Wonderful adventures await on closed-off routes where children with different skill levels can experience an exciting day of cycling on... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg MTB
Date: 14 November 2021 Steyn City will provide mountain bikers with the opportunity to explore an incredible network of trails constructed inside the estate walls normally reserved exclusively for residents. There is a 25km or 50km route option for the 2021 947 Ride Joburg mountain bike event. The trails... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg
Date: 21 November 2021 The biggest annual celebration of cycling in South Africa is back in 2021! Experience why it is called the city of gold by riding 97km through the streets of one of Africa’s busiest cities. It’s the same adrenaline-pumping challenge, but with exciting changes in the... Read more
[APR] Cullinan2Tonteldoos MTB Ultra gravel race
Dates: 16-17 April The Cullinan to Tonteldoos MTB Ultra gravel race will take riders and their support crews over 260km of unmarked district roads. The journey starts at the historic mining village of Cullinan in Gauteng. Historically, the race ended at Tonteldoos. However, for logistics reasons, the race finish... Read more
[NOV] 2021 FNB Wines2Whales Switchback
Dates: 5-14 November 2021 In 2020, the FNB Wines2Whales Switchback was cancelled due to Covid-19. Registered teams were automatically rolled into the 2021 event, which means entries are limited for the rescheduled event. Entries for the 3 event options open on 28 April at 09:00. The confirmed 2021 FNB... Read more