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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
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
[JULY] Num-Num Trail Challenge
Date: 27 July 2019 The Num-Num Trail Challenge will take trail runners on a spectacular journey from Pongola Express Camp, Num-Num Trails in Machadodorp onto the Mpumalanga Highlands escarpment, where they will experience indigenous forests, sandstone mazes, ancient grasslands, crystal clear streams, beautiful waterfalls, refreshing water pools, and amazing... Read more
5 ways you’re fast-tracking injury
We all want to push our boundaries and achieve our physique or performance-oriented goals, but at what cost? When it comes to training, there are established guidelines we need to adhere to reduce our risk of injury, without limiting our fitness gains. Ignore them and you’ll likely find yourself... Read more
[SEPTEMBER] Fedhealth MTB Challenge
Date: 7 & 8 September 2019 The 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge is an exhilarating two-day mountain bike festival hosted at The Retreat / Boschendal Wine Estate. Mountain bikers of all ages and skill sets are in for a treat, with spectacular, well-designed MTB tracks and amazing scenery. The... Read more
Will altitude training give you the performance boost you’re after? We investigate
Many elite athletes rely on altitude training protocols to deliver a performance boost before major races, and for good reason. The physiological effects of living and training in specific ways at altitude offer numerous benefits as reduced oxygen levels force the body to compensate in various (natural) ways to... Read more
Falke release Retro Crew socks
Leading active apparel manufacturer, Falke has released a new retro crew sock as part of the brand’s AW 19 Sport Collection. Functional sock design The Retro Crew is constructed with full-foot cushioning and wide rib cuffs that ensure a better fit, and a fine toe seam for optimal comfort.... Read more