• Gym,  Healthy Habits

    Training Log: Day 4- Strength training+Bronchitis

    Date: Friday 2017_07_21 Activity: Strength Training Location: at Home Duration: 45min So this log actually refers back to 21 July 2017, I woke up nice and early on the Friday morning to do some strength training and was planning on having a nice run the afternoon. My Weekend was fully booked with Trail running and Brunch with a few Trail Blazing ladies on Saturday – and some CMIYC Pop up Trial run on Sunday. I was very excited to see all the CMIYC ladies on Sunday but my weekend and week to follow would not turn out to be as great as planed. Felt a bit tired Friday morning when…

  • Healthy Habits,  Race Reports

    Race Report: Afriforum Springbok Vasbyt 2017

    Date Held: 15 July 2017 Distances: 5km / 10km / 25km Terain: Trail running Venue: Voortrekker Monument Website: Tekkie Races   This weekend I took part in Springbok vasbyt 2017 organised by by Voortrekker Monument Draf en Stap klub. In early years there was a race called ‘Magaliesbergwedloop’ and when the race died there was a lack of any trail running events except for races that were held in Cape Town along with other races such as Mount-Au-Source and Botshabelo. Technicon Pretoria marathon Club decided to hold a historical of road race and that lead to the creation of the ‘Voetpadberg 10 Myler’. This race was such a success that it gave birth…

  • Gym,  Healthy Habits

    Training Log: Day 3 – Trail Running + Strength training

    Date: Wed-ness-day 2017_07_19 Activity: Strength Training Location: at Home Duration: 20min (I tried to do everything fast fast..) Wed-ness-day.. Say it slowly – That’s how I say Wednesday in my head – No idea why I overslept so bad this morning and had to do all my exercises in 20min + wash my Hair. Luckily I did lunches the previous evening and set all my clothes ready. I literally had to drag myself out of bed, it was hard. So I Woke up with a sore body, Hammies tight and tummy muscles sore. I have this voice in my head, that literally yells at me when I can’t get up,…

  • Healthy Habits

    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

    ASICS LAUNCHES THE GEL-FUJIRADO

    Name: GEL-FujiRado Brand: ASICS Terrain: Trail running Weight: 10.6 oz. Heel Height: 18mm. Forefoot Height: 10mm. I’m very excited about the recent launch of ASICS newest trail running shoe, the GEL-FujiRado. The GEL-FujiRado incorporates a range of technologies and features – including the micro-adjustable Boa System for the first time in ASICS performance running footwear. I don’t know about you but my Laces are always an irritation when I run, I have yet to run with this system but I’m very excited for the technology – Bye-bye to pushing laces into the side of my shoe! The Boa System allows for a customized, secure and comfortable fit providing a more…