Ultra-marathoner Redi Tlhabi finds her peace in running
While the rest of the world sleeps, Redi Tlhabi can be found taking in lungfuls of cool morning air as she completes yet another training run. This is how she recharges her brain and meditates ahead of another busy day - and gets the most out of her day.
For this mother of two young daughters, long-distance runner (five Comrades and Two Oceans Ultra marathons under her belt), passionate broadcast journalist, television and radio presenter, author and columnist, running calms the spirit first thing in the morning. Redi shares her passion for running with Discovery Vitality and explains her addiction to the madness, joy and pain of the sport.
Watch Redi talk about how she got into running and progressed to ultra-marathoner
Spring brings a scurry of activity as the earth bursts into life. Use this season to fall in love with a fitness activity that keeps you coming back for more. Dumisile Mthalane did just that. By finding a sport where she can soak up the sunshine, she's transformed the way she looks, thinks and feels.
We can all think of a reason why we just can't fit a workout in today. But understanding how we justify it can help to break down barriers to exercise. Here we list some common excuses for avoiding exercise, and tips to get you going.
Wayde van Niekerk sprinted to a world first and new SA record of 19.84 seconds in the 200m half-lap in Jamaica. We celebrate his extraordinary 19-second (or so) achievement with 19 key insights shared during our most recent interview with him.