29 03, 2019

Physiotherapy and Dry needling


Dry needling (DN) has been used as a treatment technique by many physiotherapists for over 15 years now. Not to be confused with Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (TCA) which is based on a completely separate philosophy, it does however share the same solid filament needles of varying lengths, as well as some of the same insertion [...]

29 03, 2019

What is Ketosis


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 start using fat for energy. This is accompanied by the release of ketones (from fatty acids and some amino acids) [...]

29 03, 2019

Regent Runs

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A big advantage of the group is one it is a free non registered club 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 elite athletes who have earned gold medals in the Comrades and [...]

29 03, 2019

Run with us


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 Johannesburg! Our traffic is so much better and it takes most people less than 15 minutes to get to the [...]

29 03, 2019

Sports Recovery


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 a passive process by which the body heals from the damaging effects of exercise and restores the tissue, organs and [...]

29 03, 2019

What I have learned training for Comrades 2016


This year I will be lining up outside the PMB city hall on 29th May in an attempt to earn a 4th Comrades medal. Not really a significant number you would suppose? For me it is however an important number. You see my Mom finished 6 Comrades in Comrades no. 28756, and then passed [...]

29 03, 2019

Spot On Treatment Centre


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, pain relief and post-operative rehabilitation. The practice is run by two experienced physiotherapists, Jess Glass and Ruan Fourie.  Jess [...]

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