Should I follow the Caveman Diet?

A diet of berries, roots, nuts and the occasional hapless creature. Would you try it and would it make your life better? asks Durban-based dietitian Keri Strachan. Should we revert to the hunter-gatherer ‘Caveman’ diets of our ancient ancestors? Will it curtail the modern epidemics of obesity, hypertension, diabetes and heart disease? Considering how our modern day diet has changed in the last 10,000 years this may seem a good idea. But how practical will […]


The roller-coaster ride of a multisport athlete

The highs and lows in a multisport athlete’s life and training are comparable to a roller-coaster: up-down, fast-slow. We all have that moment: we question […]
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Do you need a coach?

Is getting a coach for you? How will a coach help? The Myth Only the pros need coaching The Reality You do not need to […]


Racing Madagascar 2016 preview start image Boogie Pilgrim

Racing Madagascar 2016

July 19, 2016 – July 24, 2016

The debut Racing Madagascar is an annual 155km six-day trail running stage race from 19-24 July 2016 that is aimed at trail enthusiasts looking for an endurance challenge in a unique part of our planet, and also wanting to balance their adventure with a socio-environmental component.

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    TRAIL 19 cover Kerry-Ann Marshall

    What’s in TRAIL magazine issue 19?

    Get your dose of trails, advice, gear, and locations with TRAIL 19. This issue supplies what you need for a healthier, happier life outdoors. Achieve faster times using Coach Neville’s intensity-building sessions, cross-training on a bike, and getting your technique right. Relive South Africa’s biggest races from the last few months, and get the scoop on recent international events. The majority of SA’s open land is used for agriculture. Cash in on the sugarcane, vineyards, […]

    trail run aQuellé Hermannsburg Mudman 2016

    Hermannsburg Mudman 2016 report

    Mudman means teamwork An African proverb says: “It takes a village to raise a child.” Well, it takes a school community to put on a […]
    TRAIL 18 Christiaan Greyling magazine cover

    What’s in TRAIL 18?

    Get competitive against Europeans. We asked top Euro runners, and South Africans who've raced in Europe, to find five keys to trail success. Need a […]

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