I struggle with cramping during & after exercise, why?

Cramps are popularly believed to be the result of a salt deficiency, but this is actually very rare. The spasms are actually caused by the inability of the muscle to relax, and this is likely to be due to low magnesium & potassium

5 Strength Exercise Musts if You Are a Runner

If you are a runner and incorporated strength exercises into your training, you have more than likely realised the benefits. From better performance, improved balance, and feeling stronger on your run, strength training will indeed help you run better.

Boost Your Immune Power

Having a strong immune system is important, especially now during the biggest health scare on our planet. Here are tips from Patrick Holford on how to keep that immune system resilient…

What Is Wellness?

“Wellness is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” – The World Health Organization.

My Fitness Workout for Cyclists. Published in MTBing SA :-)

Mountain biking is so much more than fast flowing single track, speeding downhill sections, tough technical climbs & scenery to die for. Your body benefits from the challenge but your muscles & joints can also take a beating. To be on your A game, you need to add more than just saddle time to your training regime…

Why Do I Have Anxiety? What Makes People Anxious? Tony Robbins explains…

Do you feel constantly anxious? Worried about being worried? Have crippling panic attacks or feel terrified by everyday situations? Do you regularly ask yourself, “Why am I so anxious?” If you find yourself wondering why some people experience only occasional anxiety while others seem immobilized by fear, you’re not alone.

Vegan, vegetarian or meat eater. Who is healthier?

As more and more younger people are turning vegetarian or vegan I thought it worth re-examining the evidence for and against meat since it is often an aversion to meat, and the way animals are treated, that turns people vegetarian.