Jabu Mpengesi
Jul09

Jabu Mpengesi

Ironman Durban 70.3 race report So, it’s a week and half after the race itself. And have had time to let it sink in what happened in Durban. Durban has been a good hunting ground for me. This year brought all the memories of 2018 when myself and Thembile raced and came 7 and 8th in our age group to qualify for the 70.3 World Champs. I still have a lot to improve when it comes to swimming. My swim was very slow, made also by the fact...

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Louis de Villiers on Motivation
Jul07

Louis de Villiers on Motivation

WHAT MOTIVATES YOU TO SWIM,BIKE,RUN. This differs from person to person and every athlete has a  different set of challenges and commitments to deal with on a daily basis. my motivation is more about feeling health and enjoying the process of getting your body into the best shape possible to be able to compete.  Consistency is key. My motto is : without self-discipline, success is impossible. My training is a lot different...

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UCI Para-cycling World Championship 2021
Jul01

UCI Para-cycling World Championship 2021

Pieter Du Preez Club100 bought me my first hand cycle after my accident in October 2003 when a car knocked me off my bicycle, this was only the start of an incredible journey over the last 17 years…fast forward to 10 months ago while picking up my then 3 year old son from preschool I had a very bad fall out of my day chair in the parking lot which left me with a broken shoulder and completely dislocated AC joints. This is...

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Bay Life Centre
Jun30

Bay Life Centre

July 2021 Heat The primary function of heat in an injury setting, is to cause an increase in blood flow and relax tight musculature. We discussed how ice is used in an acute setting (1st 48 hrs after an injury) -thus to reduce the inflammatory response, avoiding a backup of red blood cells. Heat will then be used in the phases to follow: a sub-acute and chronic phase once the acute phase has passed (after 48hrs) to encourage blood to...

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July Newsletter
Jun30

July Newsletter

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