Training

Pre-dawn Lion’s Head Missions

When you live and train in Cape Town, you have to take advantage of those unwritten rights that each Capetonian has privilege to when on their fitness journey.

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The business end of the year

The business end of the year

July marked the start of the real tough part of my training year.

With a couple of obstacle course races and one or two triathlons planned, I’ve had to shake off the injury blues and start building up my fitness again.
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Expert Advice: How to change your diet in 3 easy steps

Expert Advice: How to change your diet in 3 easy steps

I often get asked a hundred questions when people find out what I do for a living; there is endless interest in nutrition and dieting as a topic. You can scroll through any lifestyle media website or thumb the pages of any popular magazine and find the latest trends and advice. Almost every week a new movement gathers momentum.
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Running the Cape Town CBD

Running the Cape Town CBD

In the build-up to the Two Oceans, I’m sure many have been hitting the streets to get their training runs in. Cape Town is filled with a ton of great options and routes if you get tired of running your usual neighbourhood.
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Planning my 2015 Race Calendar

Planning my 2015 Race Calendar

With an injured foot keeping me away from my running training, I’ve had some time to put thought into what my 2015 Race Calendar was going to look like. I’m looking to 2015 to improve on my performances last year, but still have some time to try out new things like Mountain Biking, longer distance swimming and longer triathlons.
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Summer Lovin’ (wakka chikka wakka chikka)

Summer Lovin’ (wakka chikka wakka chikka)

Okay, I admit that is a misleading title. Summer Lovin’ actually refers to the awesome summer vacation that I just had. No indecent love stories here, unfortunately. I usually save all my inappropriate comments for when I’m around my mother in-law – because it’s really funny to see her blush 🙂
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