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IRONMAN Is Soul Navigation

IRONMAN Is Soul Navigation

When I started doing Ironman in 2009 it was because I had set a personal goal to become fit and healthy. Too much of an unhealthy yet social lifestyle and not enough fitness activity had left me feeling sluggishly unwell. I decided to change that and chose mountain...

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70.3 taper and race tips

70.3 taper and race tips

This is me back in 2010 or thereabouts competing in Ironman 70.3 in Buffalo City. Photo courtesy of my youngest, Jess. That is how I roll, training wheels and nothing fancy, except for the helmet but it only looks fancy and didn't last long because it really hurt my...

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Adventure between the desert and the deep blue sea

Adventure between the desert and the deep blue sea

I left Knysna at 5:30am, taking the steep climb out of town in the direction of Plettenberg Bay. After about 5kms at the top of the climb I turned left onto the R339 to Uniondale. The road took me on tar and patches of broken glass for 3kms between formal and informal...

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Adventure Recalibrating

Adventure Recalibrating

As mentioned in the first blog of this series, in any adventure worth its salt, too much planning is counter productive, you dont want to be thinking I must or.. I have to.. much at all. And so the twist that I referred to in my latest blog post has come to pass, The...

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Adventure underway on Route 62

Adventure underway on Route 62

After a brief business meeting on Monday morning, 5 December, and after a few final preparations, I set out from Summerstrand in Port Elizabeth along the coastal road to Schoenmakerskop. I had spent a few nights at the phenomenal Ocean Bay Guest House in Summerstrand...

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Adventure beckons on Route 62

Adventure beckons on Route 62

Adventure beckons on Route 62 The start of my next adventure is a week away from today and there is some preparation that needs to take place. I will attempt to cover roughly 1700km or just over a thousand miles in a little over three weeks or in just under four...

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Feeling Delicious

Feeling Delicious

I can remember how as a child I would go through to my parents’ bedroom on a Saturday morning and find them lazing in bed. I would ask what they were doing and my Dad would reply “feeling delicious”. I’m sure that many people can identify with that feeling, and it...

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That box you gave me burnt nicely

That box you gave me burnt nicely

I have just come in from one hundred minutes of running in the rain (and this doesn’t make you sick by the way, rain is not a virus). I am telling you this so that you know that I practice what I teach. That is akin to one hundred minutes of meditation. Running or...

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It’s time to move

It’s time to move

If you are someone who is inactive because you are tied to a desk job and because you really like watching all your favourite TV series, or you go to the pub a lot and you don’t have time to get out, this post is for you! Some people are really fortunate because their...

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