How I drank urine and bat blood to survive

Herewith follows an extraordinary story of the human will to survive, against all odds.  I really want to share the story of Mauro Prosperi’s epic journey with you and hope you find it as inspiring as I did today, a week before the start of my own MdS experience.  Kindly note, the text here is from an […]

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The urge to be a part of the Marathon des Sables (MdS)

The 32nd edition of the Marathon des Sables (MdS) kicks off in 3 weeks’ time and I will be there!  The entire event spans 10 days from the 7th to 17th April 2017 and includes 7 days of running.  It is one of those races where you set yourself a goal so big, it scares […]

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Sometimes it’s better to walk than to run

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AM or PM? What works for you…

Some of us are early birds and thrive on training in the mornings. Others prefer late afternoons and early evenings. A question often asked, is what is the best time of the day to exercise. Let’s look at the benefits of AM and PM exercise sessions. AM: -Mornings offer a good chance of success if […]

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OMG! I’m turning 40!

It is the year 2015 and it signals a milestone for those of us born in 1975: turning forty! My 40th birthday is only a few days away. Yikes, how did 39 years go by so fast? Time flies when you are having a good time. The big four 0 means different things to different […]

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A quick and effective glute and core activation sequence to start your day with

By activating your glutes and core, you reduce your risk of injury and can even alleviate the back pain you may be suffering from because of sitting hunched over all day. Glute and core activation exercises should be included in your warm up to get your glutes and core ready and activated for the bigger […]

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