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Safely Transitioning To A Minimalist Running Shoe

Preparation and patience are key to avoiding injury.  Minimalist running has been all the rage for a while now as research continues to emerge about its potential benefits. Furthermore, proponents of...
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#AboutTrail Episode 9: Etiquette on the Trails

Being able to experience freedom on trails, submerge yourself in nature and explore wild and wonderful places on foot are the reasons most of us trail run. From cold misty winter mornings scrambling...
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Hydrations: The Basics

Simple tips for optimal hydration when running As trail runners, hydration is one of our most basic needs. Before your workout. Hydrate well before a run, and you can often leave the waterbottle at...
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Anytime, Anyplace Workouts

Training like a pro while working like a Joe Here’s a secret that may not come through in Facebook posts or Instagram photos about running: Occasionally, almost everyone has that daunted, tired...
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Rest Days and Recovery Runs: What You Need to Know

Rest Days and Recovery Runs: What You Need to Know How and why to incorporate rest and recovery into your training Take planned rest days when you are healthy, or you will be taking forced rest days...
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Introducing Swellendam, host to the Marloth Mountain Challenge

Across the internet you’ll read that Swellendam is South Africa’s 3rd oldest town, although some forums argue that Paarl is in fact 3rd oldest, making Swellendam 4th oldest – just behind Cape Town...
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6 Tips for Fuelling Before and During a Race

Running is in our blood, but so is glucose and when we don't get enough we crash. So for those who like to go the distance on road and on the trails here are 6 tips to fuelling up before and during a...
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‘Aint No Mountain High Enough | The Marloth Mountain Challenge

The Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC) is the third and final race in Wildrunner’s Mountain Challenge Series. As the grand finale of the series it certainly doesn’t disappoint, and offers trail...
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Can you recognize Hyperthermia?

Hyperthermia? Help! In this article, we look at Hyperthermia which refers to the elevated temperature of the human body due to a failure of thermoregulation and in severe cases can result in death....
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#AboutTrail Episode 8: Speed Training

How to get faster. Improving your speed isn’t as easy as snapping your fingers or taking a magical pill, but it is as simple as including a speed session to your weekly training. In saying that,...
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