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OTTER TRAINING CAMP 2019
23 May 2019

OTTER TRAINING CAMP 2019

It’s almost Training Camp time.. Alpasfit is hosting a training camp in July to get you race ready for the Grail of Trail! Christiaan & Landie (both previous Otter champions) will share secrets to success, race experience, coaching knowledge and will guide you to achieve your goal at this unique event. The camp includes : 2 nights accommodation @ Trails End Lodge 6 healthy meals Coached Otter route simulation (stairs, rockhopping, swimming &...

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Healthy Banana Bread
20 Feb 2019

Healthy Banana Bread

This one is healthy, low carb, gluten free and banting friendly. You can decide if it’s sugar free as well ;-) Ingredients” 2 ripe bananas 3 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon honey ½ cup coconut oil 3T melted butter 2 cups flaxseed flour (can substitute with other flours such as almond/coconut flour) ½ T cinnamon ½ T nutmeg ½ teaspoon sea salt 1 level teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/4 cup...

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Otter Training Camp June 2018
14 May 2018

Otter Training Camp June 2018

Presented by 2017 Champion Christiaan Greyling & Previous Champion Landie Greyling What is included: Tips & technique on Otter route simulation (stairs, rockhopping, swimming & technical terrain) Various gear options will be available to test & see what works for you Various nutrition options will available to test & see what works for you Tailored race day plan (according to your goal time) theoretical session Otter...

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Chia breakfast bowl
04 Apr 2018

Chia breakfast bowl

Chia mixture 2 small bananas, chopped into small pieces 4 Tbsp Superfoods Chia Seeds (https://www.rawlicious.co.za/subcategory/super_chia) 1 – 1,5 cups milk or milk substitute (almond/coconut/hemp/oat/rice) 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (optional) 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp Buttanutt nutbutter (https://www.buttanutt.co.za) Toppings 2 Tbsp Superfoods Berry Mix (https://www.rawlicious.co.za/item/berry_burst_200g_organic) 20g Superfoods Cacao Nibs (https://www.rawlicious.co.za/subcategory/cacao_nibs) 2 Tbsp nuts of your choice 1 fruit to decorate (Apple/Peach/Pear etc) Mash bananas in...

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Choc boost nut-butter smoothie
03 Apr 2018

Choc boost nut-butter smoothie

Ingredients 1 Frozen banana 1 Tbsp Choc boost supershake (https://www.rawlicious.co.za/subcategory/super_shakes) 1 Tbsp Buttanutt (https://www.buttanutt.co.za) Half a cup Hempseeds 1 & a half cups of water      Optional: Coconut nectar or honey to sweeten Blend together in high speed blender and enjoy!


Green Superfood Smoothie Bowl
02 Apr 2018

Green Superfood Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie ingredients: 1/4 ripe avocado 2 medium-sixed ripe bananas, sliced and pre-frozen 2 large handfuls spinach 1 smaal handful kale 1 cup yoghurt (Vegan version: https://minimalistbaker.com/easy-2-ingredient-coconut-yogurt/). You can buy the probiotics here: https://www.faithful-to-nature.co.za/health/supplements-vitamins/prebiotics-probiotics/the-real-thing-pro-probiotic-vegicaps-single-unit-30-caps). 2 tbsp Buttanutt nutbutter Topping options: Fresh berries or Superfoods Berry Mix (https://www.rawlicious.co.za/item/berry_burst_200g_organic) Superfoods cacao nibs (https://www.rawlicious.co.za/subcategory/cacao_nibs) Chopped nuts Pumpkin seeds Sunflower seeds Place all the smoothie ingredients in a blender until creamy and...

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Robberg (Plet) Practical Workshop: 25 March 2018
20 Mar 2018

Robberg (Plet) Practical Workshop: 25 March 2018

Calling all Garden Route Trail Runners! A practical workshop hosted by Christiaan & Landie Greyling Date: Sunday, 25 March 2018 Time: 8:30 – 10:30 Venue: Robberg Nature Reserve, Plettenberg Bay Cost: R390 pp What can you expect at the workshop: Practical running session (between 5-10km) with pro trail runners Christiaan & Landie Greyling Skills & technique on uphill & downhill running Practical guidance on gear...

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Gauteng Practical Workshop: 17 March 2018
05 Mar 2018

Gauteng Practical Workshop: 17 March 2018

Calling all Gauteng Trail Runners! A practical workshop hosted by Christiaan & Landie Greyling Date: Saturday, 17 March 2018 Time: 8:30 – 11:00 Venue: Groenkloof Nature Reserve Cost: R450 pp What can you expect at the workshop: Practical running session (between 6-10km) with pro trail runners Christiaan & Landie Greyling Skills & technique on uphill & downhill running Practical guidance on gear & nutrition Pre...

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Overcoming challenges. Leaving a legacy
12 Feb 2018

Overcoming challenges. Leaving a legacy

We all know that some days the sun shines and life is honkey dorey. But then there also those days where we feel lost and have no idea how to move forward, when the challenge we face just seem too much. Even when times are tough, I am so blessed to always have friends & followers helping to hang on in the good and bad...

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Injured: a journey into the unknown..
05 Feb 2018

Injured: a journey into the unknown..

It has taken me a while, in fact, a very long while to write this post for various reasons. You see, I have been a professional or semi-professional trail runner since 2012 and have been running off-road since 2009. In this time, I have not been injured or had to take time off running (I usually force myself to take time off at the end...

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