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Eccentric Training now at SSISA

The Sports Science Institute of SA (SSISA) now offers a Grucox eccentric training programme for runners, an effective tool for reduced injury-risk and better performance for runners. Those keen to run injury-free, with renewed strength and improved performance should consider this form of training. A recent spot survey conducted on runners by the SSISA found that more than half of ...

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Run Your City Series set to unite Cities

The FNB Run Your City Series will feature three mass participation road running events in 2018 –  the FNB Cape Town 12 OneRun, the FNB Joburg 10K CityRun and the FNB Durban 10K CitySurfRun. Each event highlights the splendour of its host city. Runners of all fitness levels are invited to partake in a road running experience like no other. ...

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Fedhealth Impi Challenge Season kicks off in Stellenbosch

The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #1 will kick start the 2018 Season at Coetzenburg (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 07 and Sunday, 08 April 2018. The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge focuses on family involvement, a healthy living and getting outdoors. Entrants can look forward to exciting innovations in 2018 including new obstacles, an increased prize purse in the Elite Race and amazing sponsor activations ...

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Africanx Training Runs Kick Off This Festive Season

In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, event organisers have announced that six training runs will be hosted between December 2017 and April 2018. Open to the public, the first training run will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 December 2017. “We would like the 2018 AfricanX experience to be a memorable one,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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Endless Action At Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw

The Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw event, the largest Xterra in the world in terms of participation, will be the only event on the local calendar in 2018. Event organisers Stillwater Sports have therefore opted to maintain this status by focusing their “full attention on the South African Championship (Grabouw) and have therefore decided to not host an XTERRA in Buffelspoort (North ...

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Ultimate Endurance Race To Reach New Heights In Second Year

The Karkloof100 – a 100-mile endurance foot race through the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands – is set to reach new heights in its second year. Officially set to take place over the weekend, 21-23 September 2018, details of a bigger, better and more exciting race were revealed at the launch event at the Farmer’s Daughter in Howick. Building on ...

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BUCO Origin Of Trails

Dates: 25-26 November 2017  Venue: Stellenbosch, Western Cape The fifth annual BUCO Origin Of Trails two-day mountain bike stage race combines a vast network of world-class trails with beauty and exclusivity, giving riders the unique opportunity to experience a spectacular combination of exclusive single-track routes.  For more info, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com. Photo credit: Tobias Ginsberg

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IMPI Challenge Obstacle Trail Run #4 Cape Town

Dates: 18, 19 November 2017 Venue: Wiesenhof Wildlife Park, Stellenbosch The IMPI Challenge is a spectacular trail run that features fun, but challenging obstacles. Although challenging, all obstacles are safe making the IMPI Challenge ideal for entrants of all ages. For more info, email info@impichallenge.co.za or visit www.impichallenge.co.za Photo credit: Mark Sampson

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Hit the Trails This Spring

Spring is the perfect time to channel your inner mountain goat and get trail running ready! National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, Ceri Hannan, has five key pieces of advice for hitting the mountain paths in the best way possible. Build strength Trail running differs from road running in that it requires full-body strength. Uneven paths and ...

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10 Tips to Get Heart Smart

By Dr. Paul Palmer, a plant-based nutrition consultant Have a change of heart this Heart Awareness Month and make small but significant adjustments for a healthy and happy life. Remember when doctors prescribed “healthy” cigarettes and smoking as a something that was “good for you”? Luckily, much has changed over the last few decades. Preventative care is fast becoming an ...

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