Disc-Chem Living Fit
[APR] Nelson Mandela Bay Ironman 70.3
Date: 3 April 2022 IRONMAN organisers have added a new event to the 2022 race calendar with the IRONMAN® 70.3® Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa. The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Nelson Mandela Bay triathlon will take place alongside the IRONMAN African Championship. Renowned around the world as an iconic... Read more
[JAN] 2022 Dis-Chem half marathon
Date: 16 January 2022 Gauteng’s premier half marathon is back in 2022, heralding the start of the New Year’s running activities. The Dis-Chem half marathon hosted by Bedfordview Country Club Athletics will once again take runners through the scenic suburbs of Bedfordview. Join 3,000 runners on the day as... Read more
[APR] Two Oceans Marathon
Dates: 16 & 17 April 2022 After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-10 pandemic, South Africa’s most spectacular ultra-marathon event is back in 2022. Cape Town’s most prestigious race, the 56km Two Oceans Marathon Ultra will take athletes on a spectacular course around the Cape Peninsula. The Two... Read more
3 steps to boost post-workout recovery for endurance athletes
There is hope for more mass participation events in the coming months. As training load and volume pick up after an 18-month hiatus, athletes should focus on optimising their recovery to get the most from their training. That’s because the perfect combination of training volume and intensity, properly periodised... Read more
Dis-Chem 21km Race Entries Now Open
The 20th Dis-Chem Half Marathon will take place on 16 January 2022. The event will have a slightly different complexion compared to previous races to comply with Covid safety regulations and protocols. These changes include: Limited entries. No 5km fun run. Mat to mat timing (not gun to mat)... Read more
Entries for 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 Durban are open!
It’s time to secure your spot on the start line of one of the biggest triathlons in South Africa. Entries for the 2022 IRONMAN 70.3 Durban are now open! Race in the middle of a South African winter in the Paradise City of Durban on Sunday, 5 June 2022.... Read more
Don’t let allergies derail your training
Spring typically heralds a return to outdoor exercise as days get longer and temperatures rise. Unfortunately, this time of year also brings with it numerous airborne allergens that can add additional strain to heaving lungs during intense training sessions. READ MORE | A beginner’s guide to trail running Allergic... Read more
This is how EVOX fuels WP Rugby
The physical demands of professional rugby are immense. Completing multiple training sessions a day, along with intense weight training in the gym and high-impact games every weekend requires quality sustenance from food and supplements for optimal recovery and peak performance. And as a predominantly power-based sport, players need to... Read more
[OCT] ILoveBoobies Breast Cancer Awareness Virtual Race
Dates: 23 & 24 October 2021 Join this 2-day multi-discipline virtual event that benefits the ILoveBoobies Charity in aid of raising funds to educate, empower and screen disadvantaged South African women for breast cancer. Proceeds from the sale of merchandise and entry fees are used to fund the screening... Read more
Support your recovery after training for optimal endurance performance
A popular saying among serious endurance athletes states: “today’s performance is only as good as yesterday’s recovery”. And a key component of any recovery plan is optimal nutrition. While a balanced diet that consists predominantly of whole foods should form the cornerstone of every recovery plan, the right combination... Read more