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What are the benefits of coaching?
07 Jun 2017

What are the benefits of coaching?

What are the benefits of signing up for coaching? We can help you set better goals. One of the most prized skills of a coach is the ability to ask powerful questions–those that focus on what’s important, and why. We can provide perspective. Myopia is the inability to see any perspective but the one you have. We can help you to see other valid perspectives. We want your...

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Top 10 tips to Two Oceans Trail
16 Feb 2017

Top 10 tips to Two Oceans Trail

Don’t worry too much about pace per km or those details. There’s a bit of creativity involved out on the trails and with that comes a very relaxed nature and you really have to go with the flow, although you will still be running hard. Strong ankles, a strong pivot point, a strong core and strong hips are vital to navigate the trail obstacles and to avoid injury,...

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African X, training & more
23 Mar 2015

African X, training & more

I recently chatted to Kyle Redelinghuys from Trailrunner.co.za. He asked me some questions on my training, highs and lows, and the future. A big thanks to Jacques Marais and Buff for the amazing images used in this interview. You’ve just come from a massively successful race at African X, congratulations! How did you enjoy the race? Hmm this is in fact a hard one. Thinking...

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HOW STRENGTH TRAINING CAN IMPROVE YOUR TRAIL RUNNING
13 Feb 2015

HOW STRENGTH TRAINING CAN IMPROVE YOUR TRAIL RUNNING

I started my bi-weekly gym sessions with Ronel Natrass at Runstrong about 5 months ago to see how focused strength training could help improve my overall performance on the trails. Since then, I have noted a significant improvement in particularly my climbing skills and overall fatigue levels. As you might have come to realize, the sport of trail running requires considerable strength as well as...

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Christiaan Greyling shares his Heart, Feet, Eat, Beat and Bums technique to conquer climbs
30 Jan 2015

Christiaan Greyling shares his Heart, Feet, Eat, Beat and Bums technique to conquer climbs

Training & Racing There are 2 types of climbing when it comes to running; Climbs in training and climbs in Racing. People often get confused by how these have to be approached differently in in order to get to the top. The climbs in training should be your enemy, you should give your everything to trample it underneath your feet, while the climbs in a...

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