Tag Archives: Training

PUMA pushes you to train for faster this Autumn-Winter’15

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Cape Town, South Africa – PUMA has launched its second major Forever Faster brand campaign through a multi-million euro media investment with a dedicated focus on Training. Offering up the question “What are you training for?” the global sports brand challenges individuals and teams to put more energy into training and more positivity back into sport. PUMA’s take on training is that ...

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AW15 Puma training Q & A with Usain Bolt

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How do you train for speed? Any specific tips for training to become faster? USAIN BOLT: There are many things that help someone run faster – conditioning, strength, speed, power, technique etc. It is not just one factor.You have to train in a variety of ways and cover all the aspects.  What’s a typical training session for you? UB: There ...

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Movement Course

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Have you heard of the Functional Movement Screen, movement pattern quality, or corrective training? On the 18th and 19th of July a Movement Course will be held in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town, were these topics and many more related to movement will be dealt with in depth. Participants will be introduced to the new perspective on movement, as ...

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The Pornographication of Fitness Needs to Stop


Fitness magazines don’t help us get fit. Gazing at images of caricatured breasts, buttocks and biceps gives you the impression this is how a fit body should look, that every fit body needs to be shaped in the same vein. Fitness magazines use exactly these images to “inspire” women to look this way. Yet most of us can’t identify with ...

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Misguided self-manipulation, how to train and deal with pain


As a self confessed sissie, I always wonder if other endurance athletes experience as much pain and effort as I do when racing and training. More than often, just getting myself to train is as painful. As the pain, or realization of the impending effort sets in, my mind attacks me. The first and foremost accusation is always, why are ...

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