Join our group of 600+ runners and walkers for a morning run.
Regent Harriers is an informal running group unparalleled in the world. With the fundamental aim of being a Comrades Ultra-Marathon Training ground, but in the latter years attracting runners and walkers of all pedigrees, it is a group whose common goal is to keep fit and to do so while most “ordinary humans” are still tucked up snuggly in bed!
As runners we often don’t realise the damage we are doing to our bodies and therefore don’t allow adequate time for rest or recovery. Running results in a constant process of breakdown and repair [...]
A big advantage of the group is that inexperienced runners can gather a wealth of information from more experienced athletes, who are all too happy to share their knowledge. “The group is so diverse, from [...]
Many runners in the group belong to running clubs, but in Durban there is no culture of different clubs religiously meeting at their specific clubhouses every morning for training runs. “Durban is very different to [...]
Spot On Treatment centre is a new physiotherapy practice based at the Kings Park Virgin Active and offers a wide range of services and specialist physiotherapy treatment for sports injuries (acute and chronic), musculoskeletal conditions, [...]
Exercise at all intensities acts to place stress on energy stores, hormones and the musculoskeletal structures. The more intense the exercise is, the greater the stress (and damage) that the body is subjected to. Recovery is [...]
This process is achieved by eating a low-carbohydrate diet. Our bodies need glucose to function and most of it comes from carbohydrates. When you take carbs out of the equation and glucose isn’t availalbe, our bodies [...]
If you don’t believe in yourself – no one will do it for you”