AfricaX

Train for the AfricanX presented by Asics 3 Day Trail Run…

On 28th November 2015, Embark starts training for The AfricanX, presented by Asics, Trail Run. It’s a 16 week program coached and facilitated by 2 times AfricanX winner (mixed and ladies) Megan Mackenzie. The race is on 11th, 12th and 13th March, in Houw Hoek.  It consists of a 3 day multi stage trail run. Day 1, 34km- Day 2, 34km and Day 3, 22km. http://www.stillwatersports.com/event/africanx-trailrun/ The training kicks off on the Saturday 28th November with […]

AfricaX 3 Day Trial Run conquered…

Team “Lost the Plot” (Belinda and Karen)  finished the 3 stage African X and loved every painful minute of the 90 km. We followed the EMBARK training program and it worked!! Thanks STeve. I can quite honestly say that this is the BEST event I have ever taken part in – and I have completed a few in all different disciplines . The off road running was spectacular and there is something about being out […]

8 weeks until the Pronutro AfricanX 3 day trial run…

The AfricanX is now just 8 weeks away and the group has just finished their second 4 week block. This means that its recovery week for them. Time to rest and recover in this week, as they have just completed a 60kms running week. We still have 2 more blocks to go and we will be reaching as much at 80kms during the high mileage week in the next block, thats why this recovery week is […]

Pronutro AfricaX group training well under way!

We have now been training for 3 weeks for the Pronutro AfricaX 3 days trail run. (http://www.africanx.co.za/) We have been progressively building our base, so now its rest week this week. There is still work to be done, but we just cut the mileage to allow the body to recover. Next week we begin with Phase 2, and this sees out mileage build up again, and we start to add in more back to back […]