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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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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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Let’s Team Up

  There are many ways in which endurance events are analogies for a fulfilling life.   The analogy most relevant to my message today is, if you keep hammering away at a life goal long enough, you will eventually own the reward.   Personal motivation is crucial in moving forward towards your goal.  I like […]

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The Real Meal Revolution

The Real Meal Revolution: the good, the bad and the balance.

Tonight saw the much hyped launch of the book The Real Meal Revolution.  A team-effort between Prof Tim Noakes (scientist), Sally-Ann Creed (nutritionist), David Grier (chef-adventurer) and Jonno Proudfoot (chef-athlete), this book is a lifestyle guide and cookbook which promises to change your weight, health and life for the better!  What more could one want […]

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On a week of almost getting stuck and then finding inspiration, after injury.

I want to tell you how I took my cue from a former basketball player, to help me negotiate the tricky terrain of limbo and not get stuck too long, over this past week.  Because I think you will understand where I am and how it feels, when one cannot resume training due to injury. […]

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