Two Oceans Ultra Marathon – Tapering for and recovering from your qualifying marathon

Many Western Cape runners who have not yet qualified for the Two Oceans ultra marathon or, are looking for a nice long training run, will be either tackling this Sunday’s Peninsula marathon or the popular “downhill” Cango Caves marathon at the end of the month. These are both great events to do as a qualifier … Read more Two Oceans Ultra Marathon – Tapering for and recovering from your qualifying marathon

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Cross Training

THE GOOD Cross training potentially has the following benefits for runners: Variety in training prevents boredom and will help you to stick to a consistent exercise routine Rejuvenating your enthusiasm for running (absence makes the heart grow fonder!) There are some recovery benefits to using non-running muscles while still getting the blood flowing and a … Read more The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Cross Training

Why get a coach?

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PERSONALIZED COACHING? The training is designed specifically according to your training goals, training history and current training capacity Your training week is structured around your work and family commitments A coach is someone to challenge you; listen to you talking about training, work, time management, power, heart rate, splits.  If … Read more Why get a coach?