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[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
[AUG] Merrell Whale of Trail
Date: 3 August 2019 South Africa’s iconic 5-day Whale Trail hiking route is offered as a challenge to trail runners who are capable of embracing all 53km and 1900m of elevation, covering spectacular mountain fynbos, technical rocky ridgelines, sandy beach stretches and endless, beautiful vistas in one day. The... Read more
Limited Maluti Double90 early bird entries go on sale
For a limited time, from 12 July until sold out, the popular Cycle Lab Maluti Double90 powered by Biogen has opened up 10 early bird entries for 2020’s event, which will take place on 18 April. Early bird entries are R9,300 per team of 12 riders. That’s a R600... Read more
Don’t skimp on recovery, it’s vital for peak sporting performance
It’s common to think that improved performance is a direct result of the time spent training out on the road or on the trails. The truth is that peak performance can only be achieved when we give our bodies enough time to rest, recuperate and regenerate. That’s when the... Read more
Too cold to ride? Try spinning… it works!
It’s cold outside, which means riding a bike can be uncomfortable and unpleasant, no matter how much you enjoy the sport. If the idea of pedalling indoors on a stationary bike or set of rollers isn’t that appealing, then perhaps it’s time you tried a spinning class. Real-world simulation... Read more
Why your food bill increases in proportion to the intensity & volume of your training
We’ve all been there before – neck deep in the fridge, on the hunt for more food mere minutes after dinner. It’s fairly common for individuals who train and race hard to find themselves in this compromising situation, which is far from ideal when you’re trying to achieve or... Read more
[NOV] IMPI Challenge #3 2019
Date: 23 November 2019 There’s no better way to close off a busy year than by getting outdoors and taking on a spectacular trail run with a twist. Wiesenhof Wildlife Park in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape will host the final event in the IMPI Challenge series. The venue... Read more