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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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    Running and Breastfeeding: Baking a cake

    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. The first few weeks of breastfeeding is quite the life changer – even if your husband it amazing and gets up everytime baby cries, that doesn’t actually mean anything when your the only one with the boobs. Its funny but the sleep deprivation becomes second nature after a while.  Breastfeeding has advantages for moms aswell! It may lower a woman’s risk of osteoporosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and rheumatoid arthritis. You can…

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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%…

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    RUNNING PREGNANT : SECOND 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. In the beginning of the second trimester I expected to feel better in a flash, which I did, for a whole week, in which I attempted…