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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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    Running Pregnant : First 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. So now that the cat is out of the bag and everybody basically knows about out little present that is on its way I can finally start with the new feature that I will be running over the following weeks. That is  – Running Pregnant –  As per my previous post I said after finding out that I am pregnant I started to do some research for running while pregnant, it was very…

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    Training Log: Day 2 – Strength training

    Date: Monday 2017_07_17 Activity: Strength Training Location: at Home Duration: 45min So I worked out my own strength training plan from things I’ve learnt over the years and also from research I’ve done. As much as I would love to join a gym now or to get a Running couch to get more serious about my Trail Running Career it’s just not gonna happen – Ek kan dit maar op my maag skryf! – Like my Mom would always say when I was little and I wanted something we could not afford. I also realized that if I don’t have the discipline to get up early in the morning and…

  • Healthy Habits,  Product review,  Running Gear Reviews

    Why not everyone can Just Run – Choosing a running shoe.

    I’ve always just Ran, I’ve never been to bothered with the particulars of my Running shoe’s. I usually just wore my Mom’s old running shoes when she got new ones, and they worked fine – I was pretty happy with them. Then I got my first pair of Running shoes my Dad bought me in China. They are very Neutral and has very little support. I did not have too much of an issue with them and still love them. When I became ASICS FrontRunner I got into contact with allot of new people all with allot of knowledge about Running and the Gear that came with it. Everyone asked…