• Healthy Habits,  Science

    My 5-day streak with the Mind Uplift Tool: PART 1

    ASICS is enabling everyday athletes to see the impact of sport on their own mind with ASICS Uplifter. This will capture the impact of different sports across 10 emotional and cognitive metrics, showing how they impact mood and brain function. PART 1 –  Honestly, I’ve been struggling. With Motherhood, and probably a form of postpartum depression. Lily is 18 Months now and Paul is 3,5 years old. And things just suddenly feel like they have become increasingly hard. So tiring and physically and mentally demanding to be a Mom, that I fear I’m strong enough to run any endurance race, but the race of motherhood has me at my knees some days.…

  • Healthy Habits

    Running Pregnant: Nutrition with Mariela Sawyer

    A few months ago I started chatting to South African Pro Triathlete & Dietitian Mariella Sawyer. I had some concerns surrounding my diet while running pregnant and still training. My Blood sugar drops quite easily and during my second pregnancy it had become a bit of a challenge. Running after a toddler and trying to get in basic raining, oh and growing a human can become quite a challenge most days. I’ve also gotten asked the question from other pregnant and breastfeeding mothers who run is what energy products they can drink or eat pre/during and post run. The most important thing is to make sure you always have a…

  • Healthy Habits,  YouTube

    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…

  • Healthy Habits

    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

    Introducing: ASICS METARIDE™

    On 28 Feb 2019 ASICS introduced the ASICS METARIDE™ to the market in South Africa. This technologically advanced running shoe is sure to reshape the way the core runner thinks about their long run. As times change we humans are on our feet more and more during the day – making us spend longer hours working. When it comes to training and running we try to find the most efficient and most effective way to achieve our objectives. With less time and slower runs due to a busier lifestyle ASICS has combined all their top technological advances into one shoe to propel runners to run better, faster and more economically…