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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 : My first run after giving birth

    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 started running a week after I gave birth to my son Paul. I was itching to start running again and my delivery was natural with no pain relieve – that wasn’t necessarily by choice.The little man made his entrance into the world so fast that there wasn’t time for anything – We made it to the hospital just in time and he was born before the doctor even arrived. Big Healthy boy born…

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    RUNNING PREGNANT :THIRD TRIMESTER

    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. The first trimester of pregnancy was filled with strange body changes, tiredness and the realization of being pregnant, getting over the sock and stresses of what was to come. All in all during my second trimester I have experienced my pregnancy with much more enthusiasm and excitement. The second trimester I expected to feel better in a flash, which I did, for a whole week, in which I attempted and complete a 21…

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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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    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%…