Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

  Media Release Immediate Release   Newsflash:  Medihelp Medical Scheme comes on board as Naming Rights sponsor for Stellenbosch Cycle Tour   (14 October 2016, Cape Town) The organisers of the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour are excited to announce Medihelp Medical Scheme as the new Naming Rights sponsor for this popular…

Supplements: How, What & When

By Dr Matthew Kadey Source: www.runnersworld.co.za Most runners strive for a well-balanced diet, but even conscientious eaters can miss out on key nutrients. If your meal plan doesn’t contain a perfect balance of every performance-enhancing vitamin – and, really, whose does? – you may benefit from popping a pill or…

How Strength Training Can Make You A Better Runner

How Strength Training Can Make You A Better Runner

By: Eddie Eastwood In the decades gone by this is how a runner would train. They would run, period. Then athletes got a little more savvy. Treadmills were introduced to the home market. Great for winter training. Then advances in exercise regimes; particularly by Olympic coaches training elite athletes entered…

Nedbank Running Club opens in East London

Nedbank Running Club opens in East London

By: Nedbank Running Club Manager, Nick Bester The Nedbank Running Club welcomes its latest Club to the fold with the announcement of the opening of a club in East London. “With great excitement we are ready to launch our newest initiative to the ever growing sport frenzy in East London… The…

4 Workouts to Shed Kilos

4 Workouts to Shed Kilos

Source: Runner’s World Article URL: http://www.runnersworld.co.za/nutrition/weight-loss/fat-burning-running-workouts/ Contrary to popular belief, shedding kilos doesn’t require endless hours of pavement pounding. The following workouts are all efficient ways to boost your metabolism and build kilojoule-consuming muscle. And because they require you to run at the edge of your comfort zone, they also quickly put…

Can you be fat but fit?

Can you be fat but fit?

By: Robert Hicks Source: http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/  Being overweight has received a bad rap over the years, and we’ve all been conditioned into thinking that overweight people are on a one-way trip to an early grave. Now some research may turn all that on its head. Maybe you can be fat but fit.…

How to Return to Running

How to Return to Running

Coming back after a layoff? Science shows it’s easier than you may think to start again.   By Diane Stopyra Source: runnersworld.com accessed 30 November 2015 Many runners have been there-lacing up for the first time after an exercise hiatus, praying to the gods of running that there is such a…


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