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About sbrsport

SBR Sport specialises in Swimming, Biking and Running. On the medical side we are able to do intensive bike setups, leg assessments and soft tissue release. Follow us on twitter - www.twitter.com/swimbikerunshop and/or facebook - www.facebook.com/sbrsport.

Some things to keep in mind before running a Marathon/Ultra Marathon.

I have a look at some points to remember before you face a marathon or ultramarathon. This should be helpful for Comrades runners. Regards, Mike Roscoe.

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Getting some Running Shoe stuff off my chest.

I want to get some running and shoe related stuff off my chest. So, while hopefully not offending too many, here goes – Running shoes should not be called ‘takkies’. Ever. They are amazing pieces of equipment that are designed … Continue reading

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Training – Plans and Principles.

I think we are agreed on this: Exercise is vital. Johnathan Shaw writes the following in the Harvard Magazine – We are obviously involved in helping swimmers, cyclists, and runners, and so I have a better understanding of endurance sports … Continue reading

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Taper Nutrition for Ironman – by Nicola Drabble.

Iron Man is just around the corner.  Although I’m not doing it, I will be down in PE supporting my fiancé Jonathan.  I feel like we have been eating, sleeping and breathing Iron Man since September and I have no … Continue reading

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Brooks Ravenna 8 shoe review.

A look at the Brooks Ravenna 8 running shoe. I have been running in this shoe for a few weeks and detail some of my thoughts here. Regards, Mike Roscoe.

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The Center of Movement – Thoracolumbar Fascia.

You have a sheath of fascia in the small of your back. It’s called the thoracolumbar fascia and it is the center of movement.

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A Look at Headaches and Muscular Tension.

The two most common types of headaches are tension headaches and migraines, with tension headaches being the most common. It’s safe to say that most of us have experienced a tension headache, while about 10% of people get migraines. We … Continue reading

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A look at your Soleus Muscle.

I think of the soleus as the unsung hero of the calf complex. If a bodybuilder shows off his/her calves, they will try to get into a position where the gastrocnemius muscles are shown off. The gastrocs are the bulgy … Continue reading

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Running and Longevity.

There have been several studies on running and longevity. The studies all point to the fact that physical exercise generally lengthens people lives. One of the leading lights in this field is Dr. Peter Schnohr, who has published several studies … Continue reading

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Pricing.

Here is a list of prices involved for our various services. Runner’s Leg Assessment – R 650 – with a R 100 discount on shoes if purchased. Pronation Check – R 200 – with a R 100 discount on shoes … Continue reading

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