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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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Breathing tips for new runners

How to breathe while running to avoid exhaustion and side stitches. If you have ever had breathing problems in the past you will know that it is one of the most unpleasant things that you will ever...
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#AboutTrail 7 Superfood or Super Fad?

About Trail #7 Nutrition Superfood or Super Fad? Superfoods have recently gained traction in nutrition and health circles. We’ve all heard about them, and some of us have maybe even stocked up on...
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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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