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5 Unhealthy 'Health Foods'

5 Unhealthy ‘Health Foods’ Don’t be deceived by appearances, they’re not as healthy as they say. Not all of you may be on a quest to lose weight, but most of you probably want to “eat better.”...
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Are you functioning on Autopilot?

Are you functioning on autopilot? They say half of the time we function on autopilot whilst 90% of our purchasing decisions are done on autopilot. In other words we are not consciously thinking...
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Stretch & Recovery

For more information on stretching and recovery, take a look at the latest #AboutTrail video here. Stretching and recovery go hand in hand, and if incorporated into your training programme, will...
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The twelve essential training blocks

Training programs - there are thousands of them.  There is seemingly, however, a common thread that runs between them all. David Spence was one of South Africa's leading coaches who Owen had the...
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Wildrunner Event Manager Position open

Wildrunner is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join a small and dedicated team, at the fore-front of trail-running in Southern Africa. Job Title: Event Manager Job...
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WILDRUNNER LAUNCHED FIRST EVER UNDERWATER MULTI DAY 'TRAIL SCUBATHON'

Wildrunner,  in association with the Underwater Athletics Scuba Club in the Maldives, has opened entries for the worlds first underwater multi-day trail scubathon... And if you believe this you will...
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Benefit of road training for trail

Original article by Jenny Hadfield on Runnersworld.com  If you want to run the trails just a little faster, training on both road and trail is key. Trainer Jenny Hadfield describes how a proper...
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Want to run fast? Learn to run easy.

Thinking of picking up the pace but feeling tired all the time? Perhaps you are losing motivation due to the stresses and impact of speed training? This article is sure to make you smile as now you...
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Downhill Running Tips from Doug Hay

Doug Hay takes a look at how to improve your downhill running style, and thus your speed, in “The Trail Runner’s Guide to Fast Downhill Running” The Lost Art of Downhill Running As runners we talk a...
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The Barefoot Benefit - David Roche

“Running exclusively barefoot or in "barefoot" shoes can actually make some runners slower, especially on downhill’s or technical surfaces.  That doesn't mean you should never run barefoot. In ...
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