Family and Fitness · Hiking

Will Our Kids Ever Hike With Us Again?!

After several intense weeks of work, we finally had some time off and wanted to do something fun and active as a family. In pandemic times, a hike seemed the most attractive option but after our crazy six-hour hike in search of Botswana’s highest peak, we were nervous about venturing out on new terrain, especially… Continue reading Will Our Kids Ever Hike With Us Again?!

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Interview With 9-Year Old Cyclist Kaia

On her 9th Birthday, my daughter Kaia participated in her longest cycle event, a 24km trail in Kgale, organised by Life Cycle Events. There was an option to do the event virtually during the week or to come in person on Saturday or Sunday, between 7am and 10:30am. When Kaia started there were only a… Continue reading Interview With 9-Year Old Cyclist Kaia

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Let’s Talk Running Mum Guilt

The first time I started marathon training was in January 2020. I was well into it when I decided to stop because of the pandemic. Something I never shared at the time was a letter we found from my then 7-year old daughter. Actually my dad found it and it said something like “Mummy is… Continue reading Let’s Talk Running Mum Guilt

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Fun Ways To Keep Your Kids Fit During A Lockdown

Well, there’s a title I never saw coming! Just a couple of months ago, I wrote a post about why I love exercising as a family. With the current COVID-19 crisis and the enforced social/physical distancing, many of the activities I listed are not quite possible now. And without the school playground, PE lessons, afternoon… Continue reading Fun Ways To Keep Your Kids Fit During A Lockdown

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Why I Love Exercising As A Family

On the 10th November 2019, I participated in the Airport Junction Race with my father, husband and kids! We started this tradition in 2017 and it’s something we really look forward to every year especially as it comes after the tough Soweto Race held the weekend before. This time round, Ditiro did the 5K race… Continue reading Why I Love Exercising As A Family