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26 09, 2016

Five common running injuries

By | 2017-05-22T15:17:05+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Spoton|0 Comments

Runner’s knee (Patellofemoral pain syndrome) The symptoms: A constant ache underneath your kneecap during or after a run. The main symptom is pain just below the kneecap that usually worsens as the intensity of exercise increases. The causes: The stress of running can cause irritation where the kneecap (patella) rests on the thighbone (femur). The [...]

24 08, 2016

Tired, stiff, sore legs…

By | 2017-05-22T15:17:05+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Spoton|0 Comments

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 of the muscles. Over time this causes the muscles to become tight when the fascia (the connective tissue that surrounds [...]

26 07, 2016

Spot On Treatment centre

By | 2017-05-22T15:17:05+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Physio|0 Comments

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 has [...]

15 05, 2016

What I have learned training for Comrades 2016

By | 2017-05-22T15:17:06+00:00 May 15th, 2016|Personal|0 Comments

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 01, 2016

Sports Recovery

By | 2017-05-22T15:17:06+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Sport|0 Comments

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 12, 2015

Run with us

By | 2017-05-22T15:17:06+00:00 December 29th, 2015|social|0 Comments

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 [...]

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