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Stuart Marais Salomon Featherbed Trail run

10 Top multisport lessons to raise your game

One of South Africa’s top multisporters, Stuart Marais, has plenty of experience in a number of different disciplines. His advice for athletes who are focusing on one sport, or multisports is invaluable. Stuart shares with you his top 10 multisport lessons for anyone looking to improve in the sport.

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Why warm up and cool down?

You’re not alone, a large majority of people don’t warm up or cool down. But here’s four reasons why you should.

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Multisport news 3 Nov – 9 Nov 2015

Seven Days of Multisport This week we look at an Elite invitational triathlon, keeping the rubber side down at Wine 2 Whales, protein enigmas and how a coach might help you on your multisport journey. TRIATHLON 6, 7, 8 November 2015 Island House Triathlon – Highbourne Cay, Bahamas This past weekend Richard Murray took second place and a pay cheque of $45 000 at the Invitational Island House Triathlon (IHT).  IHT is an Elite invitational event […]

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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 be a pro athlete to have a coach. In fact, there is probably more need for the non-pro to have a coach, than the pro! The Dilemma Over-training, under-training, peaking and injuries – bumps that become hurdles that become walls in any athlete’s running career Let’s look at a runner’s […]

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Sleep Your Way… To Productivity!

March 14 was World Sleep Day and sadly most people were caught napping – it passed by unnoticed! I say ‘sadly’ because most of us could benefit from paying attention to our sleep habits. Too many of us are ignorant of the significant role that sleep plays in our ability to be productive, happy and healthy. How often have you heard someone say, “There will be plenty of time to sleep when I’m dead!”? Or, […]

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Periodisation: Best Way To Avoid Burnout

Ever reached that point in training when your legs become heavy and lethargic, you lose the spring in your step, your performances stop improving or even start to deteriorate, injuries start to creep in, and you feel fatigued mentally and physically even on your rest days? A major problem experienced by many runners, elite and amateur alike, is thinking that training and racing as hard as possible all the time will bring about results.   […]

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