• 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…

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    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…

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    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…

  • Healthy Habits

    The Perfect Run

    Since becoming a new mom I’ve found my time seems to escape me, or in other terms my time is just very much not my own anymore. I’m constantly focusing on everything that needs to be done, and the manner, time and circumstances it has to be done in for the picture in my head to work out the way I want it to. But every day it just does not go as planned and for a while now I’ve allowed that to largely influence my day, my planning and most of all my running. “Perfection s a virus, a tumor, a growth it infect the mind of the person…