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Seven Summer Maxims For Multisport Improvement

There are seven ways to improve your multisport fitness this season. Anyone wanting to maximise their fitness, personal, intellectual and development goals should take note. It applies to a single sport as much as it does to several. 1. Eat smart There are so many guidelines and theories as to how you can lose weight the quickest, get the leanest build the fastest and shed body fat in just a few days… In my opinion […]

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The Speed vs Strength Debate

How do I answer the elusive question of upper versus lower body strength? I am no scientist or sports physicist, nor do I claim to be. The following is based purely on personal experience and opinions from various professionals in the field. An average triathlon consists of a 1.5km swim / 40km bike / 10km run. Broken up into time, you have a 25min swim, 1h20min bike and 40min run. The time spent on the […]

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Why Multisporters Are Parisians

Paris is certainly one of the world’s most romantic cities. The charming avenues, iconic Eiffel Tower, street cafés and galleries combine with its subversive streak to create a culture of freedom and possibility that sparks the imagination and quickens the heart. This romantic power comes from a passionate commitment to the ordinary. Essential simplicity is cross-bred with the meaning of life. Authentic, basic and real is done with excellence, while the extraordinary is handled with […]

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7 Ways To Balance Your Real Life

Each new year seems to bring with it a longer list of demands for us as parents, workaholics and multisporters. Family, work and sport commitments battle for prime position on our list of priorities and most of us struggle to find the balance. We become despondent; something has got to give. More often than not, our sport takes a back seat and we become poorer people for it. It’s like a snowball effect of negativity; […]

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9 Tips For Knysna’s Big 5 Challenge

Do you believe that “Life’s too short for one sport“? If you do, you’ve probably done a whole stack of different activities in your life already. Slowing down, getting old, playing it safe – these are not options for you and you find even thinking about them repulsive! We’re betting that you are very similar to the vast majority of visitors to this site. You’re one of those sorted people that likes to take active […]

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10 Multisport Lessons Learned

I started doing multisport from a very young age. Growing up on a farm in the Eastern Cape, I suppose we were tough and did most things the hard way. So over the years, I have learnt many lessons, most of them by way of trial and error… But the following article is directed at you. See it as a means to avoid the silly mistakes I have made along my journey. 1 Don’t be […]

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My XTERRA Grabouw for Songo.info

About 10 months ago, sitting on the back of a truck during a team build, I had an idea. The idea was to do the Grabouw XTERRA Full individual entry and to get as many people to join me as I could. I then decided why not raise money for Songo.info at the same time and get teams together with young adults from Songo.info to do the mountain bike leg of the relay. I started […]

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Operation Totalled: Totalsports Challenge transition equipment tips

The Totalsports Challenge consists of seven legs which means a looong day of multisport if you’re racing as an individual. Apart from the obvious equipment (road and mountain bike, running shoes, surfski and kayak), there are many other bits of kit that you’ll need to make the day go smoother. Write out a list with your second and go through every detail.

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Start your own movement today

The mindset developer Now that you’ve taken the time to click onto this page, possibly quite randomly, I’d like to meet you halfway between your experience and my own experience of the multisport lifestyle. Fact is, what we refer to as multiSPORT not really SPORT at all. It’s a mindset. A multi-activity mindset.And it’s a mindset I plan to be developing every year of my life, including 2011. I believe it’s going to be an […]

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Tips for the Merrell Eden Duo

Tips for the Merrell Eden Duo Guidelines to get you racing off the beaten track at the end of October 2010. Experience South Africa’s fabled Garden Route in all its splendour.

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