Guest Blog · Inspiration

Beast Mode State of Mind

Written By Guest Blogger Ticha Pfupajena There’s a quote I heard somewhere that has stuck with me “Opinions are like armpits – everyone has them, and some of them stink”. This is especially relevant now during the current coronavirus pandemic as everyone seems to have an opinion on something – whether it’s wearing masks in… Continue reading Beast Mode State of Mind

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Marathon Training Nutrition 101

How often have we thought to ourselves, “If only I had a bit more time, I would…”. Well, if ever there was an opportunity for us to reassess an area of our life and make changes, it’s probably now while we have more quiet moments to ourselves. One thing I’ve struggled with is ensuring I… Continue reading Marathon Training Nutrition 101

Guest Blog · Inspiration

Five Incredible Mountain Summits

As I get older, I realise how fortunate I’ve been to have had such positive influences in my life. In all spheres, be it academia, career, motherhood or fitness, I’ve always had role models. A key influence in the area of fitness has been my Aunt Mette. She has always been extremely fit participating in… Continue reading Five Incredible Mountain Summits

Guest Blog · On The Run

The Importance of Eye Protection For Runners

We are usually quick to lather our skin with sun screen lotion when we head out for a run, but how many of us consider the need to protect our eyes as well? I, for one, am very guilty of not doing much. I usually wear a cap but with my runs getting longer and… Continue reading The Importance of Eye Protection For Runners

Guest Blog · On The Run

Five Tips For Running With Natural Hair

I started my natural hair journey around the same time I started running in 2017. But although I know a lot more about running now, there is still a lot I need to learn about taking care of my natural hair. For one, how does one maintain a healthy afro when leading an active running… Continue reading Five Tips For Running With Natural Hair

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Soweto Training Eating Plan

Are you more mindful of what you eat when you are training for a race? Do you make any specific changes to your eating plan? If you do, what are some of the things you consider? When I started running in 2017, I saw it as great excuse to eat anything I wanted because “I’d… Continue reading Soweto Training Eating Plan

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Five Healthy and Delicious Lunch Ideas

I have gotten into the terrible habit of not packing lunch for work. Let’s blame winter for this as I had such a good routine going until the cold set in! But around 12 pm I start feeling hungry and by 1 pm I am grabbing anything I can find in my drawers – usually… Continue reading Five Healthy and Delicious Lunch Ideas

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Five Healthy Soups and Stews for Winter

I am so excited to have one of my dearest friends guest blogging today. I met Tafadzwa or Taffy (as she is fondly known) when we were both terrified little 13 year old girls starting Secondary School. We immediately clicked and so grew a remarkable friendship that has spanned decades and has seen us get… Continue reading Five Healthy Soups and Stews for Winter

Food and Nutrition · Guest Blog

Five Fabulous Green Juice Recipes

I am so excited to have my lovely friend Polelo guest blogging for me today! Some of you may remember her last guest post was on her Boot Camp Experience a few months ago. Today she is back and talking about her experience with Green Juice and Five Recipes she loves! Enjoy 🙂 2017 was… Continue reading Five Fabulous Green Juice Recipes

Guest Blog · Inspiration

Five Lessons from Running the Berg

For those who are regular readers of my blog, you know who Tapiwa is. She has featured in several training and race recaps! We often start our races together, have a good chat before she pushes ahead for her powerhouse finishes. We have a great running partnership and if I am to define it, I… Continue reading Five Lessons from Running the Berg