Tuvizo — January 2015

The Tour D’afrique

Jan 13 2015 0 Comments January 2015

On 9th January 2015 a group of intrepid cyclists started on a four month long journey, cycling from Cairo to Cape Town. During their four months, they will cycle 12,076 kms (7,503 miles) through ten countries – this is the Tour d’Afrique and it is definitely not for the faint hearted. For those who do not have four months to spare, cyclists can join in the fun and do one or two legs of the trip. THE JOURNEY Travelling from the Cape to Cairo or vice versa has been on many people’s bucket list ever since Cecil John Rhodes dreamt...

Pilates For Cyclists

Jan 08 2015 0 Comments January 2015

When World War I broke out in 1914, Joseph Pilates, a German citizen found himself in England, where he was interned for the duration of the war. At the time Pilates was earning a living as a circus performer and a boxer. Pilates was determined to maintain his fitness in prison, so he developed a series of floor exercises which formed the basis of Pilates as we know it today. After WWI, Pilates briefly went back to Germany and then immigrated to the States, where he set up a studio in New York and taught Pilates for 40 years until...

10 New Year’s Resolutions For Runners

Jan 05 2015 0 Comments January 2015

Always wear your reflective running vest or reflective belt when running to increase your visibility on the road no matter what the weather or time of day. Your safety and the safety of those around you is key to successful training. Work out a realistic weekly timetable and stick to it. It is far easier to keep to a timetable if you can see it in black and white and perhaps tick off each day. Introduce cross training into your running programme. A strong runner needs flexibility, endurance, strong core muscles and general fitness. Consider adding yoga, Pilates or Callantics...

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