We’re all pretty much obsessed with Shalane Flanagan right now. After one of the most historic and inspirational runs at Sunday’s New York City marathon, she’s the hottest topic, especially within the running community. We’ve put together some of Shalane’s best running advice and inspirational quotes.
When Shalane crossed one of the most well-known finish l
“To me, it’s not all about being fast; it’s all about finding your best self. I’m out there, yes, I’m trying to beat other people, but I think a lot of athletes just want to find their true potential—whatever that potential is. I think it’s important to not always compare yourself. Go internal and say, ‘Am I maximizing myself on this day?’ Once people let go o
Do you want to know the key to success for athletes of all abilities? It’s actually very simple: structured training. Unfortunately athletes and coaches often neglect this important aspect. Coach Derick Marcisz reminds us all what the basics of structured training look like.
1. Consistency - Get out at least 3 to 4 times each and every week/month.
2. Quality is better that Quantity - Especially this time of the year – don&rsqu
by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 06 November 2017
Craving something sweet after dinner? Then try this Strawberry Melon Summer Salad devised by Run24’s in house dietician Chanelle Retief. If you don’t want to eat it as an after dinner treat, then enjoy it as part of lunch or even dinner. Either way, it is super healthy.
• 1 cup plain yogurt
• 1 tablespoon honey
SA’s newest all women’s elite running team - Team Massmart – proved to be a force to be reckoned with when - barely a week after launching - they took three podium positions at one race, and then followed that up with another podium position at one of the country’s biggest races the very next day. Now we know why these girls go by the hashtag #prettytough.
From Soweto to New York, it was a weekend of records, inspiration and the most superb running all around. If you’ve missed some of the actions, or want a quick recap, we’ve put together some of the weekend’s highlights.
TCS New York Marathon
The world’s biggest marathon was certainly nothing short of spectacular with Shalane Flanagan, a
The professional athlete field includes 12 past champions, 22 Olympians, and 20 Paralympians form 29 different countries – all in one race. Bring on the TCS New York City Marathon!
The 47th running of the New York City Marathon promises to be a race like no other. With a professional athlete line-up that includes the world’s best as well as well a star studded field of celebrities
by Chanelle Retief (Registered Dietician) - 30 October 2017
Most of us know that Body Mass Index (BMI) is used as a tool to categorise an individual as underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. So figure out your BMI and you will know whether you have a few kilograms to lose or whether you are spot on, right? Nope, it seems more and more dieticians are regarding BMI as an old fashioned measuring tool and are starting to look more towards a much bigger picture. Diet