Albert Falls. 9am. It’s 169 degrees. And here I am, along with several hundred other crazy nut jobs, on the banks of the dam about to begin the second installment of suicide.
Posted on March 7, 2011 by Ryan in
Swim, cycle, run. It’s all easier said than done, in the second installment of the Mudman series at Albert Falls.
Posted on March 4, 2011 by Ryan in
There’s no shortcut here. If you don’t put in the time, you don’t get the results. Herewith, the triathlon training diary, documented in fine detail.
On March 6, I will be making like a bread truck and hauling buns in the second Mudman.
The problem with training for the Mudman is the multi-discipline nature of the event. It’s not like, “Oh ok, let me go for a jog, and see if I collapse from a heart attack… if not, I’m good to go!”
Oh no, dear minions… there’s no shortcut here. If you don’t put in the time, you don’t get there results. You have to apply yourself over a period of time to each discipline. Herewith, the training diary: (more…)
Posted on July 26, 2010 by Doodle in
Jogging on the streets in South Africa is generally ill-advised, but I do it anyway.
It all started while waiting in an aisle to pay for the groceries. You know those magazines… the ones with Photoshopped six packs? Well, I bought one. I dug deep into my resolve and my wallet and fished out R35,95 for this month’s Men’s Health edition. This particular edition came with a mini booklet called “Abs for Life” – complete with workouts, diet plan and info on how to get the mid-section you always dreamed of.
Well, the only reason I have any aspirations to bear resemblance to a Greek god is because, well, it (more…)