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    Runners Recovery : Cryo Recovery

    As Runners we rarely accept anything that comes in the way of our training. We all know the famous fraise that runners always seem to utter the moment they’re told of an injury. ‘So Doc, When can I run again?’ There are numerous ways of running recovery ranging from personal methods through to expert. Two methods of recovery are the EBC Hydro Spa and The Vacumed machine. Both of which can be found at Cryo Recovery here in Pretoria run by Altie Clark. Cryo Recovery is a business specializing in Sports recovery and injury rehabilitation. The facility has two state of the art machines that focuses on reducing recovery time of…

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    Running and Breastfeeding: Breastfeeding Facts

    Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, midwife or nurse. The information expressed in the series “Running and Breastfeeding – By JBRobinBog.com” should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before running during postpartum. I’ve stopped using the term “Breast is best” and now rather refer to “ Fed is best” The reason for this is because I am grateful to be able to breastfeed my Baby as there are mothers out there that don’t have the opportunity to do the same for whatever reason. It can turn out to be a big disappointment for a mother when she is not able to breastfeed. Just know that you don’t…

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    Trail running VS Road Running

    Trail running VS Road Running , What’s tougher on your body, the road or the trails?  Why after running a 21km on the road it feels like my hips are breaking and my knees are squeaky but when I do a 24Km on trail my body is not nearly as wiped out afterwards? Yet I’ve heard people say Trail running is harder on your body and joints than road running? This is a question that I regularly thought about in my running lifespan. I mean you’d think that trail running is much more raw, harsh, hard and technical than road running. You have to duck, jump and dive every now…

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    Introducing ASICS – Gel Lyte V Sanze

    #WhatTheGel? Introducing the past, present and future of ASICSTIGER™ – the GEL-LYTE® V Sanze . To mark 100 years since the birth of ASICS founder Kihachiro Onitsuka, we’ve dropped the shoe that forges a path to the future of ASICSTIGER™. The GEL-LYTE® V Sanze ignores sneaker stereotypes by bringing craftsmanship and creativity together in a way never before seen on the streets. The innovative design is based on the fan-favourite GEL-LYTE® V , then infused with extra attitude for a shoe that belongs in the city. A sneaker with the soul of a running shoe, the latest iteration of GEL™ is present in the GEL-LYTE® V Sanze . This results in…

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    Alternative ways to stay Hydrated

      SO summer is in full swing here in South-Africa and we’ve been having some hectic temperatures the last few days. Staying Hydrated is very important and sometimes also tricky. Water can be boring and most of the time we find ourselves so busy that we completely forget to Hydrate. Here are some alternative ways to stay hydrated during busy hot days. Mother Nature: Take advantage of Mother nature and get your hands on some hydrating fruits and veg. Below are a few Fruits and veg that are very high in water content: Cucumber: Cucumber has one of the highest contents of water in vegetables and consists of approx. 96%…