26.4.2020 11:11 am
Many of the same lessons which can be learned on a sportsfield can be learned in a virtual contest.
Our engines are revving as our names appear on the grid.
You won’t exactly instill fear (and win regularly) when you name yourself the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp…
Exercise means little if it’s not supported by a healthy diet.
Depending on how quickly restrictions relax, having the best part of six months to play with sounds much longer than it actually is. That’s a problem.
We still keep forgetting that the suits who were complicit in the rot at the federation are still serving at board level.
Lockdown presents many distractions and ‘reasons’ not to keep on exercising. But it’s not that hard to stay motivated.
The hallowed marathon might not take place on time, but lockdown actually has its advantages.
We can’t watch the Springboks’ World Cup final tries a thousand times during lockdown, so the only live action us sport nuts can currently consume is virtual.
While consistency and commitment are already trademarks possessed by most elite athletes, being stranded indoors will require them to be as strict as they can be.
In surviving 21 days, you need to follow some real guidelines, your sanity depends on it.
South African rugby now needs intellectual capital at lower levels more than ever, particularly given the high-quality know-how at Springbok level.
Sporting bodies could be forced into some unpalatable decisions simply due to financial pressures.
There’s no need to create battles over nothing. We’re fighting enough over toilet paper.
The problem now is that it is probably not a good idea to go out to public places, so children and adults are left at home. But we have some solutions!
Training tips from a legendary, nine-time winner.