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Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban 2020 date announced
Durban’s biggest triathlon, the Standard Bank IRONMAN® 70.3® Durban will take place on Sunday, 7 June 2020. The 2020 edition of the popular triathlon will take place at Suncoast, Durban. The Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban course, featuring a 1.9km ocean swim, 90.1km bike and 21.1km run, will be set... Read more
Re-learn the lost art of breathing to boost exercise performance
You can survive for weeks without food, a few days without water, but only mere minutes without air. Yet for something so important, many athletes have no idea how to breathe properly, especially during exercise. Poor breathing stems from numerous factors, including a more sedentary lifestyle, pollution, poor posture,... Read more
[OCT] Torpedo Moon SwimRun
Date: 27 October 2019 Sign up for Jozi’s first SwimRun. Run and swim through the beautiful Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge in Muldersdrift. The event is a blue-graded Torpedo race, which means it’s individual with wetsuits optional, but it is highly advised to unzip them on the hot run... Read more
How quickly does your fitness decline when you’re forced to stop training?
If there’s one thing serious athletes hate most, it’s time away from training. Whether it’s due to work commitments, family responsibilities, a business trip or, worse, a layoff due to injury, every missed training session tends to fill us with fear that we may be losing fitness. But just... Read more
[NOV] Origin Of Trails MTB Experience
Date: 30 November 2019 The 7th annual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience takes place in Stellenbosch this November. The Origin Of Trails is an individual two-day MTB experience that reminds mountain bikers why they ride. Instead of racing, entrants are encouraged to savour the moment, take in the spectacular... Read more
[SEPT] Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk
Date: 14 September 2019 Kick off the spring season with the Discovery Jacaranda FM Spring Walk. This highly popular, annual event for the whole family draws thousands every year and will celebrate its 8th birthday in 2019. The event takes place at the iconic Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria and... Read more
[DEC] Origin Of Trails Trail Run
Date: 1 December 2019 Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, the second annual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 1 December 2019. The Origin Of Trails Trail Run gives trail runners the opportunity to enjoy the magnificence of Stellenbosch.... Read more
Become a better runner without more running
Most runners strictly adhere to the training principle of specificity, which broadly states that to improve you need to perform that specific skill or movement repeatedly. For this reason, most runners tend to progressively run more often, farther and faster to become better athletes. While this approach works to... Read more
Local entrepreneur and mother of two shows that anything is possible
With 1 800 women competing across this year’s IRONMAN South Africa triathlons – 200 more than in 2017 – there is no doubt that female participation is on the rise. One of these courageous athletes is local entrepreneur and mother of two, Amanda Shaw, who is living proof that... Read more
Dis-Chem’s supplement range expands with new listings
As a leading local retailer of the best local and international supplement brands, Dis-Chem is constantly updating the already extensive product range it carries in store and online. It has been a busy period for new listings, with numerous new brands and products added to store shelves. Kauai protein... Read more