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    WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY FOR THE ASICS FRONT RUNNER PROGRAM 2021

    At the end of 2016 at the age of 23 I found myself in a small white cubicle, in job that was not as fulfilling as I would have hoped, a little depressed and at a loss as to where everything was going and completely confused as to my plan forward. I started my running journey just because it was the cheapest way to lose weight. I loved listening to music really loud and had too many thoughts (which I still have). I ran in hand-me-down Running shoes from my mom, which I was great full for, and I posted really bad quality picture on Instagram. Haha, so bad people.…

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    Cloth Nappies: My take over the past 7 Months.

    If you prefer to watch The video, Join me on YouTube! So initially my husband and I looked at cloth Diapers after I got pregnancy with Paul. My husband was the one that wanted to do it, and I wasn’t too convinced, but found it very admirable that he wanted to do it. We ended up not doing it because the initial investment felt like allot , and we just didn’t have a lump sum like that to start off with. Fast-forward a few Months and I started to think about cloth diapering again allot. Our Paul was born with a very rare birth defect called Bladder Extrophy. This means…

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    BABY 2 OTTER : EPISODE 3 – De Clutter and Let go!

    WATCH THE EPISODE HERE: Baby 2 Otter Episode 3 – De Clutter and Let go! So July was crazy, I missed my runs, the house and family life was crazy and because of it I wanted to make a few changes, so in July I opted to get up at 5am everyday to somehow try and form a new routine… but that is hard with a toddler and a 3 month old baby…😅🙈 Somethings worked out and somethings didn’t…. and some unexpected things also happened in July, so check out the new episode of my YouTube series #Baby2otter to follow my postpartum journey from having a baby to getting for…

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    BABY 2 OTTER : Episode 2 – Running Pregnant.

    Watch the Episode here: Or Read about it here: Running pregnant and training pregnant can seem a little Taboo to some people, almost like having sex and being pregnant. But just because your pregnant doesn’t mean you broken or need to be put on some kind of high care! Yes your body is creating something completely amazing and wonderful, but it is also much stronger than you realize. Hormonal and other changes in pregnancy affect physical performance. In the first three a woman’s body produces more red blood cells, which are well supplied with more oxygen – Other potential advantages are obtained from the surge in hormones, predominantly progesterone and…

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    Running Pregnant: Nutrition with Mariela Sawyer

    A few months ago I started chatting to South African Pro Triathlete & Dietitian Mariella Sawyer. I had some concerns surrounding my diet while running pregnant and still training. My Blood sugar drops quite easily and during my second pregnancy it had become a bit of a challenge. Running after a toddler and trying to get in basic raining, oh and growing a human can become quite a challenge most days. I’ve also gotten asked the question from other pregnant and breastfeeding mothers who run is what energy products they can drink or eat pre/during and post run. The most important thing is to make sure you always have a…