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Recover Like a Vegan

Dietitian Chandre Prangley explains recovery nutrition from the plant-based diet perspective. The goal? Get stronger – faster – after intense exercise. The evidence, as well as athletes already achieving remarkable results, shows how effective it can be.

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Win Thule RideAlong and Sapling kiddie products

Win one of two high quality Thule prizes made especially for KIDS: the RideAlong and Sapling. It’s easy to enter and get daily bonus points to increase your chances of WINNING!

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Paddling: six things adventure racers need to know

Graham Bird is one of the leading figures in South Africa’s adventure racing world. He has been involved in the sport since 1986, and has been one of South Africa’s top canoeists since the early Nineties. Graham now focuses his energies on competing in adventure racing, trail running, mountain biking, canoeing, and multisport events around the country. He is also the leader of one of the world’s top adventure racing teams, the Merrell Adventure Addicts.

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When CrossFit and obstacle course racing collide

CrossFit and obstacle course racing (OCR) have become two of the world’s fastest growing fitness sports over the last decade.

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Dream team conquers South Africa’s nine highest peaks

The dream team of Greg Avierinos (OCR athlete) Ryno Griesel (ultra trail runner ) and Ruan van der Merwe  (adventure racer) set out at 4am on Wednesday, 23 August. They had a very specific goal – to summit the nine highest peaks of South Africa in the fastest known time. The 9 Peaks Challenge has been around for longer than most people realise. It has been attempted by numerous teams and individuals since the Republic of South Africa went […]

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Win Under Armour Horizon RTT hamper

Introducing the Under Armour Horizon RTT for runners who make the trail their second home. This impressive new shoe is specially designed to provide cushioning, comfort, and protection for long days on the trail. You’ll be able to get the most out of your run on a wider range of trail surfaces.

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Thomas van Tonder: what it takes to be an OCR champion

Have you ever seen Thomas van Tonder blaze his way through an obstacle course? Every movement seems effortless and

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Committing to your first multi-day adventure race

When out-of-shape adults take up running for its fitness and weight loss benefits, they often focus on Comrades Marathon as their goal. Water-inclined choose Midmar Mile; cyclists look to Cape Cycle Tour and multi-discipliners up the stakes with IRONMAN. Why then do these same people not consider an expedition style adventure race? Adventure sprint races were first introduced in 2001 to entice participants into the sport. It was hoped that these bite-sized events would give participants […]

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Win Hoka One One Speedgoat 2

The Hoka One One Speedgoat 2, worth R2,450, epitomises a “go everywhere, run everything” attitude. It is designed to tackle all types of technical trail.

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Louis Meintjes: South Africa’s mountain climbing hero

The race for the white jersey was also going to be one of the most intriguing subplots of the Tour de France 2017. Especially since one of the favourites was South Africa’s very own Louis Meintjes. At 25-years old, it was his last chance to contest for this honour. After his strong showing at the Critérium du Dauphiné in June 2017, he sent a clear message that the white jersey was very much within his reach. […]

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