• Healthy Habits

    IF YOU ARE A NEW MOTHER RUNNER – KEEP GOING!

    From the moment I found out I was pregnant wit Paul to the moment I couldn’t run anymore, shortly before birth to him – all I could think about was getting back to running, getting back to my pre-pregnancy form. Only at some 12 months postpartum I could truly say that it was quite a journey, it was not a pretty journey, but it was worth it. I kept running for 37 weeks of pregnancy with Paul and I still believe it helped me have such a fast birth and helped me recover fast. But it was still a fight. After giving birth all I wanted to know from the doctor was…

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    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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    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…