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Legs Slowing you down?

Slowing down not because you’re out of breath but because your legs can’t go anymore? There are a number of reasons why your legs can’t keep up with your cardio. As your hit 40 this increasing...
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How Should I Breathe When I Run?

“When we head out for a run, there are plenty of things to think about: how our feet land, how we bend our arms, and how quick our stride rate is. But the one thing most runners don’t think about is...
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Get Better at Uphill Running

 “Trail running with an aversion to climbing is like surfing with a fear of being underwater. Yeah, you might be able to avoid it for a bit, but eventually you’ll find yourself in way over your head...
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10 Great Reasons to Include Your Kids on Your Next Trail Run

Think they’re too young to understand the importance of lessons learned while trail running? Bring the kids to your next trail event and see what happens to all of you! Children learn from their...
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Lack of time in not an excuse

5 time-management lessons for runners “If something matters enough to you, you can usually find time for it.” The general population uses the excuse “I Don’t have time” as an excuse for everything,...
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Downhill and Technical Running

“THERE’S NO GREATER BUZZ IN RUNNING THAN NAILING A DOWNHILL. IT’S YOU VERSUS THE TERRAIN. TO WIN THAT BATTLE FEELS AMAZING!” Tom Addison from Inov-8 has 10 top tips for faster downhill running. “...
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The week after the race

After a big race no one feels like walking let alone training or stretching but something has to be done. The question is what? Mark Eller from Competitor.com has some suggestions for non-running...
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For those new to Trail

Trails are tough but that’s why we love them. There are plenty reasons why trail running will benefit a road runner – improved strength, balance and stamina but arguably the best reason is that they...
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LSD - The Runners Drug: Long, Slow Distance

Most runners get this wrong – take a read and re-think how you do your LSDArticle by Coach Chris Bruwer The long, slow distance (LSD) run is the cornerstone of any long distance runner’s training...
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STATEMENT ON TRAIL RUNNING

07 October 2016 - STATEMENT ON TRAIL RUNNING The matter of the IAU World Trail Running Championships is currently the topic of discussion and Athletics South Africa has taken note that there is some...
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