Run Talk SA

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Run Talk SA is a weekly running podcast hosted by Mr Active, David Katz aimed at the South African running community. We chat to the who's who of the South African running scene, preview races, catch up with experts and give advice from running your first 5km up to the Comrades Marathon.

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05
OCT
2015

Trends and choices when it comes to shoes

We catch up with running shoe guru Jax Snyman on this episode of Run Talk SA. David “Mr. Active” Katz chats to him about the latest innovation and trends in running shoes; while also looking at the differences between road and trail shoes. We also hear about the new Sweat Shop store opening in Broadacres in Johannesburg.
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28
SEP
2015

55, cancer free and fit as a fiddle

This week on Run Talk SA, David “Mr. Active” Katz chats to 55 year old Merle Rakusin. Merle discovered running in her mid-twenties and has loved endurance activities every since. Faced with beating colon cancer a few years back; Merle’s energy, strong will and fitness allowed her to persevere. Not only that, it encouraged her to achieve a new endurance goal.
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21
SEP
2015

Stunning CT Marathon continues to grow

On this episode of Run Talk SA, David “Mr. Active” Katz reflects on the 2015 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, with race director, Janet Welham. Not only is the CT marathon set in one of the most spectacular places on earth, but it offers a fast, friendly route.
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14
SEP
2015

Smile you're on TV - how to appeal to the camera

Coming up on this week's edition of Run Talk SA, we go behind the scenes. Television presents a great opportunity for people at home to experience races, while giving runners a chance to showcase their skills and joy for running. So on this episode Television Producer Gert Ungerer not only tells you what goes into a production; but what a crew looks for when showcasing runners in a production. Hear how you can appeal to a TV audience.
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07
SEP
2015

Runners - protect your eyes!

One area that we often don’t place enough attention on when out running is on our eyes. We take precautions to protect our skin from the Sun’s harsh UV rays; but eye protection from the Sun can sometimes be an after thought. Michael de Jongh joins David “Mr. Active” Katz on this weeks edition of Run Talk SA. The former tennis pro, has become an expert in the field; you would do well to heed his valuable advice.
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31
AUG
2015

What Sports Massage will do for your muscles

This week on Run Talk SA, David “Mr. Active” Katz talks sports massage with Johannesburg based masseur Teddy Sen. Teddy has some of the best hands in the business, and having run himself, really know what’s needed to help runners. A reset of the muscles is super important and can help reduce injuries. Hear how it can help you keep running and achieve your goals.
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24
AUG
2015

A running secret weapon - Yoga

There are various forms of cross-training runners can do, one of the best, and probably not one of the most common, is Yoga. Yoga offers you everything you need in a cross-train, and more as a runner. David “Mr. Active” Katz caught up with Johannesburg based Yogi Melanie Castleman at Yoga Warrior in Rosebank to find out why Yoga is the ideal running cross-train. You don’t want to miss this.
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17
AUG
2015

Chiropractics - the answer to injury free running?

Have you seen or thought of seeing a Chiropractor? On this episode of Run Talk SA, David "Mr. Active" Katz, goes to see Wayne Borowsky from Synergy Holistix. Wayne and his team have helped not only many athletes, but many runners. But what is chiropractics all about, and how can it help your running?
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10
AUG
2015

How Luvuyo used running & IronMan to lose 40kg plus

This week on Run Talk SA, Mr. Active catches up with Luvuyo Bangazi. Weighing 120kgs at one stage, this P.E. boy used an event on his doorstep to help him lose more than 40kg! Hear how IronMan and a predisposition for running in particular, helped motivate him to shed the weight. Now he is also helping give back to disadvantaged communities.
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04
AUG
2015

Jo'burg are you ready for a running adventure?

Coming up on this edition of Run Talk SA, David “Mr. Active” Katz catches up with Mark Castel, one of the organisers of the Hollard JURA. Born out of the JUMA mountain bike race, this running adventure version is set to take Jo’burg by storm on the 5th of September. It’s an adventure not to be missed.
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27
JUL
2015

CT Marathon, tapering, getting the best out of your shoes

Coming up on this episode of Run Talk SA, David "Mr. Active" Katz catches up with Dawid Visser of ASICS. They have recently come on board at a Sanlam Cape Town Marathon partner. On this podcast, they talk CT Marathon, marathon tapering and tips on how to get the best mileage out of your shoes.
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