10 thoughtful gifts for runners who have everything

unique gifts for runners who have everything

Friends, here’s a pickle. How on earth do you decide what gifts to buy for runners who have everything? Well, they might not exactly have it all figured out but, from where we’re standing, they lack not.

So, we ask ourselves again- gifts for runners who have everything, what can we buy for them that they’ll truly appreciate?

 Well, this is where I say this- I am and have been a runner for some good years, and I hang out with runners- well not always but still.

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How to start running when out of shape {FREE plan}

running to lose weight

There is no magic formula to getting in shape. If you want to know how to start running when out of shape, the answer is simple- just START. Zig Ziglar once said, ‘you don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.’ And when you start, I would like you to take this motivational quote with you on every run; When you learn how to start running when overweight, you will also learn that some runs will be smooth and others will be tough, whatever your fitness level.

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8 running safety tips that might save your life

running safety tips for women

Here’s a real-life situation that has inspired these running safety tips, especially for female runners.

Bob Marley once said, “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice”. These words may just have been a quote to Kelly Herron- until the day when being strong during a spine chilling ordeal, was her only choice.

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HONEST ADVICE ABOUT STEROIDS AND BODYBUILDING [GUEST POST]

steroids body building- how to take steroids safely

GUEST POST by Vikesh Dhayaram who shares his honest advice about steroids and bodybuilding in this article.

It’s pretty much impossible to hear a discussion about sports without the issue of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) arising these days. As recent Olympic contestants and popular professional athletes are caught or even accused of using steroids, the public takes more of an interest in this “sub-culture” of sports.

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3 Reasons To Love The Color Run- The Happiest 5K on the Planet

Color Run Pretoria 2018

The Happiest 5K on the Planet was in Pretoria town, at the Rugby Club, on 21 July 2018 under the theme, Carnival Tour.  Color Run South Africa had earlier promised to roll out the grandest parade yet,  and true to its word,  the Carnival Tour Pretoria, brought with it stilt walkers, balloon shapers, music, good-natured clowning around, and colour, colour, colour.

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Asics Gel Pulse 9 Running Shoes Review

Asics Gel Pulse 9 Running Shoes review

It has been almost three months since I received brand new kicks from Asics South Africa. Since then, I have literally been gliding on the road in the Asics Gel Pulse 9.

 

The shoes have so far helped me to effortlessly hit two personal 5k bests. I have covered a distance of 45 kilometres thus far in these shoes and now feel that at this point, I can share with you a thorough review of Asics Gel Pulse 9.

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HOW TO GET BACK IN SHAPE AFTER GIVING BIRTH [Guest post]

How to exercise after birth

This week’s Feature Friday is with Carmen Douglas-Kilfoil. She discusses how to get back in shape after giving birth. Carmen has been working in fitness and training clients since 2007, with a special focus and interest in pregnancy and postpartum training. She has also been an Instructor for Preggi Bellies since 2008.  Find out how your body can bounce back post-baby.

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5 Strong Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

women should lift weights

This week’s Fitness Chat Feature Friday is with Rochelle Louw, a Biokenist at the University of Pretoria and comes highly recommended by the Biokinetics Association of South Africa. Rochelle discusses why women should lift weights in depth, and her points are backed by science.

We are talking about why women should not be afraid to lift weights in order to change the preconceived ideas people have about women performing weight training and to bring to the forefront the benefits of weightlifting.

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