Category Archives: Swimming

My Quarter 1 Fitness Reflections

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I can’t believe that the first quarter of the year is already over!

Reflecting on quarter 1, it does seem it’s been the most active quarter I’ve had since starting on this amazing journey to becoming a more physically active version of myself.  Continue reading


Race Review : 4 in 1 – Bidvest / Midmar / BestMed & Dischem Cycle for Sight

Race ReviewThese are my thoughts on the race…

The last three weeks have been rather active for me, and to be honest I’ve loved it!

First I ran the Bidvest 10k in Rietondal on the 4th Feb, it was my first time running it and totally enjoyed the experience. The route was a great mix of hills and down runs.

The weekend of the 12th Feb was my second attempt of the Midmar Mile. Although my time was slower than in 2016 I totally enjoyed the swim.

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Reasons to teach your child to swim

Reasons to teach your child to swimI have come across many stories lately about how easy it is to lose a child to drowning. Honestly, with a toddler in the house, these write-ups scares have kinda scared me. For me, it’s a major reason to teach a child how to swim. Their safety around water is paramount! I’m teaching our child to swim so that he is able to save his own life if he wanders off close to a pool.

Drowning is real! It. Is. SILENT! Continue reading

How to stay active this weekend in Jozi!

How to stay active this weekend in Jozi

This past weekend was the annual 947 Cycle Challenge brought to us by Telkom. Last year I was all out there raising funds for Continue reading

Race Review : Dischem Swim

Sun City Dischem SwimThese are my thoughts on the race…

This past weekend I participated in the annual Dischem Swim at Sun City.

I meant to enter it last year but left it for too late and did not get to enter it. This year I made sure I was entered almost on the day the entries opened just to make sure I would be swimming.

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Race Review : Marathon Swim Series Event #1

Marathon Swim SeriesThese are my thoughts on the race…

This past weekend I participated in the inaugural event for Marathon Swim Series.

It was a beautiful day to be outdoors with the family, although the weather was warm, there was a slight wind, and the water was bloody cold!

A little disappointed in the turnout, though…

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September is here …

PPRA Fun Run

Damn! Can you believe that we’re literally hours away from the month of September?!

Have you got all your races planned for the month?  Continue reading