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  • 16 November 2017KEANAN SOCHOP

    Article Thumbnail Imagine with all your mind, train with all your heart, and achieve with all your might.

  • 15 November 2017ULTRA AC

    Article Thumbnail Live Athletics, Be Athletics

  • 14 November 2017JADEN SOLOMON

    Article Thumbnail Joie de vivre

  • 13 November 2017QAANIT AGHERDIEN

    Article Thumbnail No Regrets

  • 11 November 2017TAMSIN STEVENS

    Article Thumbnail TOTALLY TAMSIN

  • 9 November 2017AIMEE SIMONS

    Article Thumbnail ULTRA PRINCESS

  • 7 November 2017DALE COULSEN

    Article Thumbnail Achieving is Believing

  • 4 November 2017ASHWIN CARLO

    Article Thumbnail LOVING ATHLETICS

  • 2 November 2017TASHRIQ PARKER

    Article Thumbnail MATRIC 2017

  • 1 November 2017JAMIE FIELD

    Article Thumbnail Boeta from the Bontas have Big Dreams

  • 31 October 2017MALIEK VALENTINE

    Article Thumbnail Matric 2017

  • 30 October 2017JADE BOLTMAN

    Article Thumbnail MISS ULTRA ATHLETICS 20152016

  • 6 June 2016SPONSORED BY SYNTELL TECHNOLOGY

    Article Thumbnail SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT BY ULTRA ATHLETICS CLUB

  • 5 June 2016We wish all our Muslim members a Peaceful and Blessed Ramadaan.

    Article Thumbnail Is it safe to train during Ramadaan?

  • 1 December 2015JADE BOLTMAN

    Article Thumbnail MISS ULTRA ATHLETICS 2015

  • 2 November 2015MUJAAHID ISMAIL

    Article Thumbnail MR ULTRA ATHLETICS 2015

  • 30 October 2015DRILL TECHNIQUES FOR SPRINTS

    Article Thumbnail BASICS 101

  • 29 October 2015YOUNG ATHLETES

    Article Thumbnail Coaching Young Athletes

  • 20 October 2015NAE NAE

    Article Thumbnail FUN

  • 19 October 2015AWARDS EVENING

    Article Thumbnail What a momentous occasion. A riveting,brilliant evening in honor of our athletes. Definitely a night that will be remembered for a long long time. From the start of proceedings by our senior athletes Cody Keenan to our Chairman Waleed's speech and all our guest speakers made the night unforgettable. To our stars who surprised us with their dance and our newly crowned Mr Mrs Ultra we salute you.

  • 14 October 2015MOTIVATION

    Article Thumbnail the Passion for RUNNING

  • 15 August 2015PIRIFORMIS CAUSING PAIN

    Article Thumbnail Sciatica Exercises for Piriformis

  • 21 April 20154 Essential Stretches that Relieve Pain

    Article Thumbnail There are a number of great stretches. I have found these work great

  • 27 March 2015ULTRA

    Article Thumbnail We LOVE what we do!!!!!!!!

  • 26 March 2015DETOXING

    Article Thumbnail Benefits of Lemon water:

  • 26 February 2015NATURAL PROGRESSION

    Article Thumbnail DO NOT pressurise ANY athlete to win

  • 5 December 2014INTERNATIONAL COACHING CONFERENCE

    Article Thumbnail Ultra at International Coaches Conference at North West University Potchefstroom

  • 16 November 2014EXAM STRESS

    Article Thumbnail Is training beneficial during exams

  • 12 November 2014High Jump

    Article Thumbnail High Jump

  • 11 November 2014HAIRLINE FRACTURE

    Article Thumbnail This article is dedicated to Ebrahim who sustained an injury (hairline fracture) last week and have to sit out competitions till December till healing have taken place. Get well soon Ebi

  • 10 November 2014SPRAINS

    Article Thumbnail Common injury in athletics is the ankle sprain. This article is dedicated to Ameerah who sustained an injury (A third degree ankle sprain) a few weeks ago and have to sit out for a few competitions so that healing can take place. Get well soon Ameerah

  • 1 November 2014 OXYGEN

    Article Thumbnail Oxygen Debt Recovery

  • 27 October 2014EXERCISE

    Article Thumbnail Human Body - Responses to Exercise

  • 13 October 2014Benefits of Exercise

    Article Thumbnail We all know that exercise is good for you, but why? What effect does exercise have on you and your body?

  • 7 October 2014HURDLES

    Article Thumbnail Lead leg hurdle drill and trail leg hurdle drill

  • 6 October 2014SHOT PUT

    Article Thumbnail About Shotput

  • 3 October 2014NUTRITION

    Article Thumbnail Diet and Sport

  • 2 October 2014PREPARATION

    Article Thumbnail Warm-up and Cool-down

  • 1 October 2014CARDIO

    Article Thumbnail Cardiovascular Fitness (Aerobic Fitness)

  • 29 September 2014SIDE STITCH

    Article Thumbnail How to Beat Side Stitches

  • 26 September 2014TLC FOR MASTERS

    Article Thumbnail Growing older and training

  • 25 September 2014STRETCHING

    Article Thumbnail Importance of stretching

  • 22 September 2014ACTIVE LIFESTYLE

    Article Thumbnail Kids need to have fun when they train

  • 20 September 2014FITNESS

    Article Thumbnail Ultra AC and community fitness

  • 12 September 2014VISION AND MISSION

    Article Thumbnail Giving back to our communities

  • 1 September 2014LUNGES

    Article Thumbnail Ordinary and unglamorous, lunges dont attract much of a following. Too bad, because they not only develop shapely legs by targeting the hips, quads and hamstrings, they also strengthen, lift, develop and define the buttocks and gluteal area.

  • 22 August 2014STANDING MEDICINE BALL TOSS FOR HEIGHT

    Article Thumbnail Why its effective: The med ball toss for height is a great low body power exercise,It trains the all-important triple extension where the knees, hips and ankles all extend to propel you upwardwhich is essential for most speed and power sports.

  • 17 August 2014ONE ARM ROPE CABLE

    Article Thumbnail Why its effective: This exercise is a perfect pulling movement for any athlete, as it incorporates aspects of grip strength, postural stability in the athletic position and single limb movement,. Beyond that, the explosive nature of the pull simulates the ballistic movement common to most sports.

  • 10 August 2014ALTERNATING DUMBBELL ROW

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 5 August 2014ROTATIONAL SHOULDER PRESS

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 3 August 2014OVERHEAD LUNGE

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 1 August 2014KETTLEBELL SQUATS WITH OVERHEAD PRESS

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 31 July 2014BACK EXTENSIONS

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 28 July 2014SCORPION

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 15 July 2014LOWER-BODY RUSSIAN TWIST

    Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 1 July 2014PLANKS

    Article Thumbnail Runners need a different strength-training program than your standard gym rat. Instead of pushing weight away from the body with bicep curls, leg extensions, and bench presses, runners should focus on targeting the key muscles that will keep them balanced. Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in injury prevention but will make you a stronger, faster, and more efficient runner.

  • 1 June 2014IAAF Coaches

    Article Thumbnail WPA Kids Athletics Instructor Course saw Ultra Athletics coaches empower themselves to enhance member programs.

  • 20 May 2014Burnout and Overtraining

    Article Thumbnail In sport you need to push faster, higher and further but this requires caution, as Steven Mann explains

  • 29 April 2014Starting drills

    Article Thumbnail Starting drills selection

  • 28 March 2014Biomechanics in athletes

    Article Thumbnail Matt Long, Jamie French and Barry Cook explore the topic of biomechanics in athletes

  • 28 February 2014High jump drills

    Article Thumbnail five high jump drills

  • 31 January 2014Sprint Start

    Article Thumbnail How club sprinters can make sure they get out of their blocks quickest

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