• Healthy Habits

    IF YOU ARE A NEW MOTHER RUNNER – KEEP GOING!

    From the moment I found out I was pregnant wit Paul to the moment I couldn’t run anymore, shortly before birth to him – all I could think about was getting back to running, getting back to my pre-pregnancy form. Only at some 12 months postpartum I could truly say that it was quite a journey, it was not a pretty journey, but it was worth it. I kept running for 37 weeks of pregnancy with Paul and I still believe it helped me have such a fast birth and helped me recover fast. But it was still a fight. After giving birth all I wanted to know from the doctor was…

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    BABY 2 OTTER : RUNNING THE OTTER AFRICAN TRAIL RUN AFTER GIVING BIRTH

    We all have plans for our life… Ideas of how we want things to turn out – But they rarely do work out the way we want. And when this happens, most of us tend to just accept the standard rolls we were given and settle, Not realizing that the ability to change those conventional rolls are within our hands and ours alone. We just have to take the Risk. Life for me, is all about taking risks – doing more than is expected. Becoming a mother is the most amazing experience I’ve ever had the privileged of experiencing, but it doesn’t have to end there… I think Most Mothers Have…

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    How to Keep your Polar M430 watch clean:

    Watch my full YouTube video here on how to clean your Polar M430 watch. The Polar M430 watch is waterproof, so the swimming exercises are available, in addition to the plethora of running, cycling, and other sports exercises. Here is my step by step of how I cleaned my watch in the video! Let me know what you think by leaving a comment or simply liking the video! Remember to subscribe and click the bell for notifications. Keep your M430 clean: Prep a bowl of luke warm water and mild soap solution – Do not use alcohol or any abrasive material such as steel wool or cleaning chemicals. If you…

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    Running Pregnant: The Heart Rate Myth

    Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, midwife or nurse. The information expressed in the series “Running Pregnant – By JBRobinBog.com” should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before running during pregnancy and postpartum. So during my first Pregnancy I was told to keep my heart rate in check when running, ensuring that I do not over do it and somehow harm the baby. Till this day I have concentrated on my heartrate and tried to monitor it closely while I exercise during pregnancy. But after some research the past few days, I have discovered it is actually a little different. The fact is, it is not…

  • Product review,  Running Gear Reviews

    ASICS GEL-FujiRado – Review

    Trail runner and full time working Mom, ASICS FrontRunner Jani du Toit Takes to the trails when the opportunity presents itself to break free from the mundane daily routine. Her go-to shoe for Trail running long distance is the ASICS GEL-FujiRado, these are her thoughts: Shoe Name: ASICS GEL-FujiRado Terrain: Trail Running Shoe type: Natural Heel drop/offset: 8mm heel drop Cushioning system: SpEVA midsole with a AHARPLUS™ outer sole The Midsole is responsive with sufficient cushioning –The SpEVA midsole and AHARPLUS outer sole offer shock absorption and rebound properties that complement each other. This material retains that shock absorbing quality but increases the rebound component. This enables a high performance…