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Don’t let side stitches cramp your running style
Do mid-run side stitches literally stop you in your tracks? This is the best way to deal with them to get back on race pace as soon as possible. A pain in the side Anyone who runs for fun or fitness will know the devastating effects of a side... Read more
Garmin data reveals how lockdowns impact active lifestyles
The global COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdowns have resulted in seismic shifts in the way we stay fit and active. Garmin has tracked these shifts from data uploaded to its platform by its global community, which has revealed remarkable changes in the types of sports and exercises which people... Read more
[FEB] Midmar Mile
Date: 8 & 9 February 2020 The Midmar Mile is the world’s largest open water swimming event as it draws thousands of competitors, including serious international athletes and recreational swimmers each year to the Midmar Dam in Howick. A unique feature of the race is that while the distance... Read more
South Africa’s top sports star, swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker is an athlete to watch in 2020
Double Commonwealth gold medalist and African record holder, Tatjana Schoenmaker won the coveted title of Sports Star of the Year at the 2019 SA Sports Awards. The 22-year-old swimmer also bagged the Sportswoman of the Year award following her breakthrough performances in 2018 and 2019. View this post on... Read more
Cape Mile swim race discontinued in 2020
After five action-packed years of racing, the organisers of the Western Cape’s popular open water swim, the Cape Mile, have announced that the event will not continue in 2020. While for the past five years the Cape Mile enjoyed year-on-year growth in entries and attracted a strong field of... 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